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Where’s the beef? Try Argentina

With freezing temperatures forecast for Halifax County, it seemed like a good time to head south. After driving to the Raleigh-Durham Airport I boarded a plane and continued south finally landing in Mendoza, Argentina.

Italian Delight garners award

Viny Sarnataro is a happy man. His Italian Delight restaurant in South Boston this week was one of 75 businesses across the United States named a 2012 Blue Ribbon Small Business presented by the U. S. Chamber of Commerce.

Former governor to stump in South Boston Saturday


Former governor Tim Kaine will host a meet and greet Saturday at 3 p.m. at Italian Delight Restaurant in the Halifax Square Shopping Center on Halifax Road in South Boston as part of his U. S. Senate campaign swing through Southside.

SoBo woman faces felony drug distribution charge


A 35-year-old South Boston woman faces a felony charge of distributing a Schedule I or II controlled substance, according to South Boston Police Office records.

Ticket from South Boston wins $100,000 in Powerball Bonus Raffle

A $100,000-winning ticket was sold from Apple Market on Halifax Road to one lucky person.

Lighting strikes South Boston DMV; Employee gets a jolt from desk

A local Department of Motor Vehicles employee experienced a significant electric shock resulting from a lighting strike during a severe thunderstorm Wednesday around noon.

Wednesday night fire destroys Crystal Hill home

A Nathalie home was fully involved when firefighters from four county departments arrived on the scene Wednesday night, according to Triangle Volunteer Fire Chief Rodney Francisco.

South Boston fire, EMS stretched to the limit

The South Boston Fire Department and EMS responded to a total of 2,015 calls in 2011, 1,734 by the town EMS, and the volume of EMS calls is stretching his department to the limit, Fire Chief Steve Phillips told South Boston Town Council Monday evening.

United States Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus coming to South Boston

The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus

The Musical Ambassadors of the Army - Washington, DC

in concert

Thursday, March 29, 7:00 p.m.

Halifax County High School Auditorium

Sponsored by

The Gazette-Virginian

Ticketholders should be seated by 6:45 p.m.

Unclaimed seats will be released to non-ticketholders at 6:50 p.m.

To obtain free tickets, please print and enclose this ad with a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

The Gazette-Virginian, P.O. Box 523, South Boston, VA 24592

Please circle number of tickets: 1  2  3  4 (limit four tickets per person)

Or bring this ad by The Gazette-Virginian office at 3201-3209 Halifax Road, South Boston.



Catalytic converter stolen from pickup in Town of Halifax

Halifax Police Department is investigating a theft that was reported on Saturday from Halifax Homes at 5245 Halifax Road.