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.

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.