Serving others was South Boston police chief Col. James “Jim” Binner’s aim when he joined the police department in 1993, and it’s what continues to drive him today in his leadership of the department.
Col. James “Jim” Binner, chief of the South Boston Police Department, is slated to give the police department’s annual report for 2019 at Monday’s South Boston Town Council meeting at 7 p.m. in council chambers at 502 Yancey St.
The South Boston Fire Department sometimes has multiple Emergency Medical Services (EMS) calls at the same time. That becomes an issue with not enough staff or ambulances to respond to all of the calls, South Boston Fire Chief Steve Phillips told South Boston Town Council members in a Monday…
Trash scattered around dumpsters and demolished mobile homes sitting in piles amidst occupied but rundown older-model mobile homes dot the landscape of Westside Mobile Home Park in the Sinai community of South Boston.
South Boston Town Council plans to hear an update on the conditions at Westside Mobile Home Park and discuss a proposed housing rehabilitation project on North Main Street at its Monday work session.
Electing a new vice mayor for the town of South Boston is on the agenda for Monday’s town council meeting, set for 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 502 Yancey St.
Folks supported their local farmers while enjoying family fun Saturday morning at the Downtown South Boston Farmers Market’s grand opening celebration.
Bluegrass music, country cooking, crafts, giveaways and vendors with a wide variety of offerings await folks attending the Downtown South Boston Farmers Market’s grand opening, set for Saturday starting at 8 a.m. The market is at 300 Broad St.
New South Boston Town Council members were sworn in and outgoing council members were honored for their service at Monday evening’s council meeting in Council Chambers on Yancey Street.
Helping local small businesses adjust to COVID-19 demands while achieving their long-term business goals is a topic on the agenda for Monday evening’s South Boston Town Council meeting. The meeting is set for 6:15 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 502 Yancey St.
Solar energy facilities will be allowed in certain parts of the town of South Boston for the first time ever, after receiving approval from town council at a Monday meeting.
Funds in the form of a loan have been directed to the upcoming hemp processing facility, known as Project Phoenix, to be located in the J. Aubrey Houghton Industrial Park on Hamilton Boulevard.
Despite the property being in a flood zone and on property the town has been eyeing to change into green space, South Boston Town Council on Monday night gave a prospective business owner the green light to open a car wash in a vacant building in Riverdale.
South Boston Police Department authorities are searching for 47-year-old Quincy Eugene Moore of South Boston who is facing charges of second-degree murder and fleeing the scene of an accident involving injury or death after police report a South Boston man was hit and killed by a vehicle.
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.