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.

No one spoke from the public on South Boston’s proposed $10,665,703 budget plan when town council met and held its required public hearing Monday night.

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.

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.

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.

An initial public hearing and community meeting on proposed block grant funding for the Poplar Creek Homes project held at Washington-Coleman Community Center on Tuesday produced little in the way of public comment.

Halifax County is rightfully proud of the contributions its veterans have made to the history of the nation as a whole and to this community in particular, in war and in peacetime.

Citizen comments took center stage at the beginning and end of a somewhat routine South Boston Town Council meeting on Monday evening, with a North Main Street businessman asking council about the process he needs to follow to keep electronic machines at his business.

Detective Randy Redd has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant with the South Boston Police Department, Police Chief Jim Binner announced Monday.

The annual budget is on the minds of governing bodies in mid-January, and that seems to be the case for South Boston Town Council, with a number of finance-related items on its agenda for Monday’s work session.

The town of South Boston will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Washington-Coleman Community Center located at 1927 Jeffress Blvd. in South Boston to solicit public input from the local community on proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for a com…

A request from applicant Monica Edmunds to rezone a pair of parcels at 1010 Logan Street is the subject of a public hearing before South Boston Town Council on Monday.

The transformation of Riverdale continues with the demolition this week of the building that once housed a long-time South Boston business, Ray’s Lock and Key.

A request from applicant Monica Edmunds to rezone a pair of parcels at 1010 Logan Street is the subject of a public hearing before South Boston Town Council on Monday.

Families, as well as participants, came out in droves for the annual South Boston Christmas Parade on Sunday evening, despite the parade being postponed for one day due to rainy weather.

South Boston Christmas Parade organizers have postponed the annual yuletide event until 5 p.m. Sunday since forecasts call for rain to be falling Saturday afternoon and evening when the parade originally was scheduled to take place.