Visions of sugar plums came to life as hundreds of county residents stepped into Candy Land during downtown South Boston’s Christmas parade as they waited to see the jolly old elf, Santa.
The whole family is invited to come to downtown South Boston on Saturday and celebrate “Christmas in Candy Land” during the Christmas parade starting at 5 p.m.
Longtime public works employee C. W. Crowder Jr. is the new South Boston public works director, succeeding Danny McCormick, who announced his retirement last month.
J. E. Burton Construction submitted the low bid for construction of an expansion for the South Boston Fire Department, coming in at $1,404,185, and South Boston Town Council, minus three council members, advanced the issue to its Dec. 9 meeting.
Downtown South Boston celebrated its 33rd annual Christmas open house on Sunday. Downtown stores opened their doors for holiday shopping from 1 to 5 p.m., with shoppers eligible to enter a drawing for a $100 downtown gift certificate. Families also filled The Busy Bean to take turns visiting…
The public is invited to stroll historic downtown South Boston during its 33rd annual Christmas open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday for holiday shopping.
Recreational opportunities along the banks of the Dan River in South Boston are getting a huge boost with the announcement Monday of an $876,000 grant from the Recreational Trails Program of the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to help build a boat landing at the southern e…
Nobody was injured when South Boston firefighters extinguished a Friday morning fire in the storage area of a South Boston public works trash collection vehicle.
South Boston Town Council, acting on a recommendation from its auditors, is expected to vote on amending its 2019-2020 budget by $135,000 at its meeting on Nov. 4, after discussing the issue at Monday’s work session.
South Boston Town Council will consider amending the 2019-2020 budget by $135,000 and consider its proposed spring milling and paving schedule at its monthly work session on Monday.
Hundreds of children, parents and others took advantage of sunny weather Saturday to get in the Halloween spirit several days in advance at the third annual Trail of Treats in downtown South Boston.
The public is encouraged to honor the area’s hometown heroes at the Veterans Day Parade and Celebration slated for Saturday, Nov. 9, starting with a parade at 11 a.m. and followed by a celebration in Constitution Square.
South Boston Town Council is soliciting citizen comment during a public hearing at Tuesday’s town council meeting on a special use permit application from Joseph and Jami Cirotti to renovate a house located at 616 North Main Street into apartments.
The brush bin at the South Boston Convenience Center has been closed for about a month, but officials hope to eventually re-open it once a solution is found to keep the trash out of the brush.
The Prizery wants to become the Barter Theatre of Southside Virginia, according to Prizery vice-president Carol Gravitt, who gave news of summer success to South Boston Town Council on Monday.
South Boston’s 28th Annual Harvest Festival is Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. when Main Street becomes the focus of daytime activities including arts and crafts along the street, entertainment on two stages and food around every corner.
Penelope Hamlett and her six children are hoping to have a new home by the end of the year, courtesy of Tri-River Habitat for Humanity, which held a house-raising Saturday at the site of the four-bedroom, two-bath house on Wickham Street in South Boston.
South Boston Town Council is banking on the old axiom, “build it, and they will come,” adopting a resolution at Monday’s meeting supporting a Virginia Department of Transportation grant application in support of a 700-foot extension of the Tobacco Heritage Trail in South Boston.
A review of the proposed Tobacco Heritage Trail Extension project grant and a public hearing on a request from Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation to close and vacate a public alley within the boundaries of the SOVA Innovation Center are two items on the agenda for the monthly mee…
Area residents may have better access to exercise and basic necessities, if two projects discussed by South Boston Town Council at its monthly work session on Monday come to fruition.
A proposed application to the Virginia Department of Transportation requesting funding for the Tobacco Heritage Trail extension project leads the current issues committee agenda for Monday’s South Boston Town Council work session.
Poplar Creek Homes got the boost the town of South Boston had been awaiting Friday when Governor Ralph Northam announced a Community Development Block Grant award for $700,000 to build rental, veteran and special needs housing with accessibility features in the Poplar Creek area.
South Boston Town Council will consider a proposed $3.4 million amendment to the fiscal year 2019-2020 budget on its second and final reading at Monday’s monthly council meeting.
Downtown South Boston Farmers Market along with farmers markets across the country are celebrating the 20th year of National Farmers Market Week this Saturday.
The town of South Boston is looking at some big projects down the road, including a $1 million milling and repaving of North Main Street and needed expansion of the South Boston Fire Department building.
The public will have an opportunity to comment at a hearing on a proposed amendment to the 2019-20 South Boston town budget during tonight’s work session of South Boston Town Council.
With temperatures in the 90s it was indeed the dog days of summer on Saturday at the South Boston Farmers Market for the third annual “Hot Dog Days of Summer.” South Boston Town Manager Tom Raab joined Mayor Ed Owens and members of town council in grilling hot dogs with all the fixings for b…
Some big-money projects are on the horizon for the town of South Boston, and South Boston Town Council took a step forward at Monday’s meeting to help fund them.
For the third year in a row, the Downtown South Boston Farmers Market is hosting the annual community cookout to celebrate the “Hot Dog Days of Summer.”
The heavily traveled corridor of North Main Street in South Boston is in line for a repaving estimated to cost $1 million, and the best news of all is Virginia Department of Transportation will cover the costs.
Town manager Tom Raab is scheduled to update South Boston Town Council on recent efforts to replace a ruptured storm water drainage pipe on North Main Street during Monday’s council work session.
A busy section of North Main Street in South Boston remains closed this week as crews work to replace a 30-foot length of 12-inch storm water drainage pipe.
The SOVA Innovation Hub project will be exempt from paying South Boston real estate and personal property taxes following a 6-0 vote of South Boston Town Council at Monday’s meeting to allow the exemptions.
South Boston Town Council emerged from closed session Monday night and voted to select Moore Architecture of Lynchburg to perform services for a project to expand the South Boston Fire Department.
The South Boston Fire Department facility is in need of expansion, and a concept plan detailing that expansion is set for discussion as part of South Boston Town Council’s agenda for Monday’s meeting.
A request to vacate a portion of land near the intersection of Cage Trail and James D. Hagood Highway is on a relatively light agenda for the May work session for South Boston Town Council.
Summer means vacation time and the joy of a good book. Summer means fresh greens in crisp salads. And summer in the South means finger-lickin’ barbecue and sweet iced tea.