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Missing man search called off

With no new leads, a search continued on Friday for 61-year-old James Oliver Brown, a Mt. Laurel community resident who has not been seen since Thanksgiving Day.

Friday fire leaves Clover mobile home destroyed

A Friday afternoon fire destroyed a mobile home in Clover.

Virginia Uranium puts mining campaign on hold

Opponents of uranium mining received an early Christmas present Saturday when Virginia Uranium Inc. announced it will temporarily abandon its efforts to end the moratorium on uranium mining and will not back legislation to that end in the upcoming legislative session of the General Assembly.

W-C Housing project gets $600,000 grant

The Washington-Coleman Housing Project is one of four projects in Virginia to receive a portion of $4.1 million in Community Block Grant funding, Gov. Bob McDonnell’s office announced Thursday.

Weather prompts parade change

For only the second time in the Alton Christmas Parade’s history, the date and time will change.

Authorities search for man missing since Thanksgiving

James Oliver Brown, a 61-year-old Mt. Laurel community resident, has not been seen since Thanksgiving Day, and Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating Brown.

Meeting Mandela: Scottsburg native recalls life-changing encounter

For Scottsburg native Clara Lumpkin, the Thursday death of anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, philanthropist and South Africa’s President Nelson Mandela was truly devastating for her. 

Governor’s School nixed from agenda, citing ‘majority board’ needed at meeting

The fate of Governor’s School has been postponed yet again. 

Forum enlightens area legislators on system of support

Elected members of the Virginia General Assembly participated in a legislative forum held Tuesday hosted by the Arc of Southern Virginia and the Arc of Southside at Riverstone Technology Building in South Boston.

Bigger-than-ever crowd braves the cold at SoBo parade

A cold crowd ushered in the Christmas season Saturday night during the annual South Boston Christmas Parade.