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Santa Comes To Alton, Military Style

Santa Claus arrived in style aboard this huge National Guard 7-tonner Saturday just in time for the annual Alton Christmas Parade.

SoBo Man Pleads Guilty To Multiple Drug Charges

A 23-year-old South Boston man has pled guilty to multiple drug charges, according to Special Agent M. T. Campbell, coordinator of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force.

Governor To Help Open Job Center

Gov. Timothy M. Kaine is scheduled to be in South Boston today assisting the Industrial Development Authority of South Boston, the South Boston Town Council and the South Central Workforce Investment Board with a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the One Stop South Boston Workforce Center on Houghton Avenue at 1:15 p.m.

Angry Riverdale Merchants Challenge Comp Plan

Final VDOT approval of the transportation portion of the Comprehensive Plan 2030 for South Boston is not anticipated until early 2010, so town planners did not take official action on a recommendation for town council at Monday’s public hearing which drew a standing room only crowd of over 50 people.

Alton Christmas Parade Saturday

The Alton community will be full of the holiday spirit tomorrow (Saturday) when the annual Alton Christmas Parade steps off at 11 a.m., rain or shine.

IN PRINT EDITION: Holiday Coupons

Check out Friday's edition of The Gazette-Virginian for local coupons to help you save money during the holiday season!

Two Danville Men Charged Following High Speed Chase

A high-speed police chase that began in Halifax County Monday afternoon ended in Pittsylvania County with the arrest of two Danville men, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Police Search For Missing Man

South Boston police are searching for a resident of an adult group home who has been missing since Sunday afternoon, according to Investigator R. E. Redd.

Supervisors Honor Edmunds

ED-5 Supervisor James E. Edmunds II attended his last meeting as that district’s representative on the county board of supervisors Monday night.

Bojangles' Coming To Centerville

Construction workers can be seen working on the former Arby’s location on Old Halifax Road, which is in the process of being converted to a new Bojangles’ location.