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…

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…

South Boston Town Council is expected to vote on an appropriation resolution at Monday’s meeting amending the current year budget by $135,000.

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.

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.

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.

A majestic stone building located at 502 Wilborn Avenue in South Boston that formerly housed a bank and insurance agency has changed hands.

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…

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.

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.

Only two items are on the agenda for South Boston Town Council at its July meeting, set to begin at 7 p.m. Monday at town chambers on Yancey Street.

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.

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.

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.