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.
The public will have an opportunity to comment on South Boston’s proposed $10,665,703 budget plan when town council meets at 7 p.m. Monday in council chambers on Yancey Street.
Property owners in the Riverdale flood plain may have the option to sell their property to the town of South Boston through a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program offered through Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM).
In what can best be described as an economic shot in the arm for South Boston and Halifax County, Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities (MBC) and Microsoft have announced a partnership to build the SOVA Innovation Hub in South Boston.
An update on the Imperial Lofts project, consideration of a proposed hazard mitigation grant application for a Riverdale acquisition project and the police department annual report are among several items on the agenda for South Boston Town Council’s monthly work session on Monday.
Halifax County Dixie Youth/Dixie Boys Baseball is growing but at the same time experiencing growing pains, and South Boston Town Council acted Monday to help the league’s growth curve by unanimously approving an extra $7,000 for the league.
South Boston Town Council will hear from town agencies regarding funding requests for the proposed $10,665,703 budget for 2019-2020 during a public at its meeting on Monday.
Sexual assault is something that could affect anyone, but according to Kim Carson, domestic violence program director at Tri-County Community Action Agency (TCCAA), it mostly affects children, teens and young women.
South Boston Town Manager Tom Raab unveiled a proposed $10,665,703 budget for 2019-2020 at Monday’s work session, one without tax or fee hikes but including merit-based raises for employees ranging from 0 to 3 percent dependent on annual evaluations.
South Boston Fire Department Chief Steve Phillips is scheduled to deliver the 2018 annual report for the fire department during South Boston Town Council’s monthly work session on Monday.
Drivers using Edmunds Street as a short cut from North Main Street to the by-pass and Wilborn Avenue are going to have to find another way through South Boston for about three months, while town public works crews perform a major reconstruction of the Edmunds Street-Penick Avenue intersection.
Expansion of the South Boston Fire Department took a substantial step forward Monday night, when South Boston Town Council voted unanimously to allocate $6,250 for Moore Architecture to begin work in architectural design services to develop a new building addition for the fire department.
A proposed text amendment to the zoning ordinance to list commercial indoor entertainment – gaming machines – by special use permit in a B-1 Neighborhood Commercial District will be considered when South Boston Town Council meets Monday starting at 7 p.m. in council chambers on Yancey Street.
A malfunction related to the sprinkler system at The Prizery generated an alarm that brought out more than 20 firefighters and forced evacuation of the building late Friday morning.
A pair of public hearings, one on a proposed grant application for community development block grant funds for the Poplar Creek Homes projects, another on disposition of real estate for the proposed project, are on the agenda for Monday’s South Boston Town Council work session.