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Sew helpful: Church groups crank out homemade face masks for medical providers

Kids spring into action to help feed other kids

South Boston closes parks, curtails events


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All-State performer

Kevon Ferrell named to the Class 4 first team

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South Hill hospital CEO: ‘Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures’

The chief of South Hill’s VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital provided a statement Friday explaining the steps being taken to prepare for an influx of COVID-19 patients at the hospital’s idled Buena Vista Circle facility.

VCU Health seeks to add COVID-19 beds in South Hill; Mecklenburg caseload rises to 4

South Boston News
The old Community Memorial Healthcenter facility in South Hill, which VCU Health in Richmond is seeking to redeploy to handle a surge in COVID-19 patients.
VCU Health System is seeking to reopen its shuttered former hospital facility in South Hill and establish 130 beds there as part of its request to the state for additional licensed bed capacity to handle the anticipated surge of patients due to COVID-19.

Halifax has first case of coronavirus, region sees first death

The coronavirus’ relentless spread across Virginia shows no sign of letting up, with more cases being reported daily in the Southside area — including the first death of an area resident due to the disease.

Sad ending to high school careers for seniors

South Boston News
Clockwise from top left: Ethan Long, Jada Younger, Peyton Gilbert, Nicholas Harris, Grace Langford and Amaya Mitchell.
With their high school careers cut short, these are frustrating times for seniors at HCHS.

Farmers mart kicks off drive-thru sales

Service launched to protect customers

Sew helpful: Church groups crank out homemade face masks for medical providers

South Boston News
Face masks sewn by Barbara Estes

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