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Ed Owens Named Mayor of South Boston


South Boston, VA - The town of South Boston has a new interim mayor.

Vice-mayor Edward Owens stepped into the role after town council voted him in Monday night.

Owens has been a council member for fourteen years. Councilman Coleman Speece described him as a very capable leader.

Owens becomes interim mayor following the death of former mayor Carroll Thackston.

He will hold the office until formal elections are held in November.


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