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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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