Skill game machines will be allowed in all business districts in the town of South Boston following a vote by town council at a Monday evening meeting at the Washington Coleman Community Center. Council’s vote followed a public hearing on the proposed changes pertaining to skill games, in wh…

South Boston Town Council at its 7 p.m. Monday meeting is slated to consider a change in the town’s code to allow skill gaming machines in all four of the town’s business districts, directly following a public hearing on the subject.

South Boston Town Council members are slated to hear a presentation on two proposed roundabouts at their work session meeting at 5:45 p.m. Monday. Council is set to meet at the Washington Coleman Community Center at 1927 Jeffress Blvd.

“It was a good day, and a lot of fun. It was nice to see new faces,” said Kimberly Rich, president of the South Boston Farmer’s Market board, of the market’s Harvest Festival on Saturday. Children from all over stopped by with their families to paint a total of 62 pumpkins, and they also had…

Members of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit began conducting training exercises this week in South Boston, as part of regularly scheduled training in preparation for an overseas deployment.

Adoption of a hazard mitigation plan by South Boston Town Council Monday evening brings the town one step closer to fulfilling its plan of transforming the Riverdale part of town into “green space” to minimize damage caused by frequent flooding of the Dan River.

South Boston town manager Tom Raab reported to South Boston Town Council on changes to state law concerning electronic games of skill and proposed the idea of changing the town’s code as it relates to the games of skill when they met for a work session and joint committee meeting Thursday.

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…

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.

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.

Adams Construction Company and paving contractor out of Danville was seen putting down new asphalt pavement on North Main Street in downtown South Boston Thursday. 

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.

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.

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.

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.…