Allowing solar energy facilities in town and rezoning a Riverdale property for business use as a car wash are up for South Boston Town Council’s consideration at an upcoming work session meeting.
With their seats on South Boston Town Council, Bob Hughes, Joe Chandler and Tommy Elliott plan to work together to move South Boston forward.
One incumbent and two newcomers landed a spot on South Boston Town Council when six candidates vied for three open seats in Tuesday’s town election.
With a desire to serve South Boston in a “more effective and developmental way,” Michael “Mike” Byrd is running for re-election to the South Boston Town Council in Tuesday’s election.
South Boston Public Works employees laid gravel on the end of Bane Street on Wednesday morning in an attempt to repair some of the asphalt in the area, but they could only go roughly 100 feet, according to John Hatcher of South Boston Public Works.
There has been an “overwhelming response” of absentee votes for the municipal elections coming up Tuesday for South Boston Town Council, South Boston and Scottsburg mayors and Scottsburg Town Council, according to Heather Harding, county registrar.
A Sinai community member, Anthony Womack, shared his concerns about safety issues in his community with South Boston Town Council members during their Monday evening meeting.
A public hearing for the town of South Boston’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2020-2021 is set for 7 p.m. Monday in the multipurpose room at the Washington Coleman Community Center at 1929 Jeffress Blvd.
“The time to promote South Boston is now,” said Tommy Elliott, chairman of the South Boston Industrial Development Authority and candidate for town council.
An upcoming online candidates forum will give South Boston and Scottsburg voters a chance to learn more about the town council candidates on the ballot before casting their votes in the May 19 election. The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the candidates’ forum set for 5:30 p.m.…
Hoping to serve her hometown that she loves, Harriett Jennings Claiborne is running for South Boston Town Council in the May 19 election.
Robert “Bob” Hughes is seeking a third four-year term on the South Boston Town Council. He is one of six candidates running for three open seats in the May 19 election.
Tina Wyatt-Younger, vice mayor of the town of South Boston, is running for reelection to town council in the May 19 election.
South Boston law enforcement, fire and rescue workers have the cleaning supplies and tools they need to get through the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to a local store’s donation.
South Boston Town Council members are slated to meet for a work session at 5:45 p.m. Monday at the Washington Coleman Community Center at 1927 Jeffress Blvd to discuss a housing project in the Poplar Creek Street area and the town’s proposed 2020-2021 budget.
After an attempt to move local municipal elections from May to November failed in the General Assembly, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday he is using his authority to delay ballot day until May 19.
The South Boston Town Council held its April business meeting on Monday evening at the Washington Coleman Community Center, a departure from its usual meeting spot in Council Chambers on Yancey Street.
RICHMOND — Gov. Ralph Northam, in partnership with researchers from the University of Virginia’s Biocomplexity Institute and the nonprofit RAND Corporation, released new infectious disease modeling on the impact of COVID-19 mitigations in Virginia.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the South Boston Town Council’s April meeting set for 7 p.m. Monday will be held at a new location -Washington Coleman Community Center at 1927 Jeffress Blvd.
South Boston Public Works employees will be replacing an aging storm drain pipe on North Main Street beginning Sunday, weather permitting, according to South Boston town manager Tom Raab.
Local government bodies are grappling with decisions about if and how to conduct public meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic after Gov. Ralph Northam’s ban of gatherings of 10 and the recommendation of individuals being 6 feet apart.
New and improved sidewalks are being placed around certain areas of Constitution Square in South Boston. Workers from Major Construction Company out of Turbeville were seen finishing the top layer of the new walkways on Tuesday. “New maple trees have also been planted around the perimeter of…
South Boston Town Council members were prepared at their Monday evening meeting to take action on a topic they had been discussing for three months — licensing and fees for mobile food units.
License requirements for mobile food units and documents for a major housing project in its early stages are on the agenda for the South Boston Town Council’s March business meting.
Two Halifax County localities — the town of South Boston and the town of Scottsburg — will hold elections for mayor and town council on May 5.
South Boston town manager Tom Raab presented South Boston Town Council on Monday with a revised recommendation for the vendors’ licensing and regulations based on new information from state code.
Establishing guidelines for promoting the town of South Boston was a topic of discussion that arose during Monday evening’s town council meeting.
Collecting a meals tax versus a peddlers’ fee from mobile food vendors was the main topic of discussion at South Boston Town Council’s work session Monday evening.
South Boston Town Council is expected to revisit the possibility of eliminating a peddler’s fee for food vendors and instead having them apply for a business license and collect a meals tax when their committees meet for a work session Monday evening.
Workers for J. Harman Saunders Construction, Inc. make headway on foundation work at 715 Wilborn Ave. in South Boston on Thursday morning for the future location of the SOVA Innovation Hub. Microsoft and Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation are partnering to bring the technology ce…
South Boston Town Council at its Monday meeting gave the town the green light to start construction on an addition to the South Boston Fire Department at 403 Broad St.
A contract for the proposed addition to the South Boston Fire Department is up for approval by South Boston Town Council members at their Monday meeting.
On a recent cold, windy day in South Boston, public works employees Dillon Martin, John Hatcher and Leon Leigh can be seen removing all holiday decorations from the utility poles in the downtown area.
With its SOVA Innovation Hub, several residential developments and the John Randolph Hotel renovation, opportunities are expanding in South Boston in 2020.
The site of the future SOVA Innovation Hub was buzzing with activity recently as workers with J. Harman Saunders Construction were busy with site preparation work for the $5 million project.
Town of South Boston offices will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday for the Christmas holiday and also will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s holiday.
South Boston Police and a 20-year-old Halifax man are at odds over a traffic stop that ended in Riverdale in the early morning hours of Nov. 30, with Shelquon Edmonds filing a complaint with South Boston Police alleging a violation of his civil rights.
Continued discussion of the proposed addition to the South Boston Fire Department headlines a light agenda for the December meeting of South Boston Town Council.
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.