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Sheds take tumble in strong South Boston storm

A localized heavy thunderstorm struck South Boston on Saturday leaving several residents without power and causing damage to structures at Lowe’s on Old Halifax Road.

First step to revitalize downtown: Get a plan

As a step toward downtown revitalization, South Boston officials want to develop the former John Randolph Hotel property into a “boutique” hotel, but the town also needs to develop a plan for revitalization of its downtown area as a whole in accordance with that project.

Campers experience life in public safety

Youngsters got a taste of public safety last week.

Henrietta Lacks’ family gains some control over cells

In the last 60 years she has been making an impact on history.

Enduring severe pain, bone marrow transplant needed from teen’s sister

It was only a 25 percent chance. Fifteen-year-old Zoi Bailey was diagnosed with Sickle Cell Anemia at birth and suffers from severe pain crisis.

New venue pays off for National Night Out

More than a thousand people of all ages came out in support of Halifax County’s National Night Out Tuesday evening at its new location at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium at the Halifax County Middle School.

Work continues on South Boston Habitat house

The Tri-River Habitat For Humanity continues to work on the house located on Jefferson Avenue in South Boston.

California office aims to promote Southside

Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation announced Tuesday the launch of its West Coast office aimed at economic development, promoting southern Virginia as the ideal region for corporations seeking a presence on the East Coast.

South Boston man killed in Tuesday morning wreck

A 72-year-old retired first sergeant of the United States Marine Corps died in a wreck at about 8:10 a.m. Tuesday morning in the 8200 block of Route 626.

Damages extensive in wreck

A 29-year-old South Boston woman was injured and transported to the hospital following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Friday at 9:30 a.m. on State Route 676 (Thompson Store Road), two-tenths of a mile north of Highway 360 in Vernon Hill.