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Midshipman recounts path to Naval Academy

South Boston Police sued for $25 million in Richmond man’s death

The South Boston Police Department is facing a $25 million federal lawsuit with the death two years ago of a 46-year-old African-American man whose family alleges he died of cardiac…

Martin: ‘Second set of eyes’ to review facts in Lambert probe

The Halifax County Commonwealth's Attorney office has brought in a special assistant, Richmond prosecutor Michael Herring, to weigh evidence in the death of Linwood Lambert, whose family has sued the…

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Crowd presses supes for more school funding

Teachers and school administrators packed the Board of Supervisors meeting room on Thursday, May 21, in a show of support for the school division’s request for an additional local funding for the upcoming fiscal year that starts July 1.

South Boston Police sued for $25 million in Richmond man’s death

The South Boston Police Department is facing a $25 million federal lawsuit with the death two years ago of a 46-year-old African-American man whose family alleges he died of cardiac arrest from police Taser weapons.

Martin: ‘Second set of eyes’ to review facts in Lambert probe

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Linwood Raymond Lambert, Jr.
The Halifax County Commonwealth's Attorney office has brought in a special assistant, Richmond prosecutor Michael Herring, to weigh evidence in the death of Linwood Lambert, whose family has sued the South Boston Police Department for $25 million for police brutality.

Wilborn gears up to run for Board of Supervisors

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Buddy Wilborn
A third candidate is looking to run for the Board of Supervisors in ED-5, joining a field that already includes incumbent Barry Bank and challenger Joseph “Joey” Rogers.

Folkes named Teacher of the Year as school division celebrates staff

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Elizabeth G. Folkes, a third grade teacher at Meadville Elementary School, was named this year’s Halifax County Teacher of the Year on Thursday evening. Folkes,second from right, is shown with Halifax County schools superintendent Merle Herndon, assistant superintendent Valdiva Hall, Folkes and School Board chairman Kim Farson. (SOMcL photo)

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