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Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

Fire halted at edge of data center

Leaf-burning spirals out of control; person responsible may be liable for damage after violating 4 p.m. ban

Chase City beefs up ordinance for derelict buildings

The ordinance defines a dilapidated building as any residential, rental or commercial structure that could contribute to the spread of disease or injury, creates a fire hazard, is liable to…

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SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.

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Clover News for April 8, 2013

SoVaNow.com / April 08, 2013
Worship service at Scottsburg UMC opened with the prelude “In Christ Alone” played by Lee Snead. Call to worship was “Crown Him With Many Crowns” by the choir. Rev. Marsha Davis had welcome remarks, announcements, prayer and led the preparation for worship. Hymn of praise was “In the Garden.” Offertory hymn was “Mighty To Save.” Ushers were Tim and Eric Snead. Rev. Davis told the youth story “Jeremiah’s Empty Easter Egg.” Choir anthem was “Because He Lives.” Rev. Davis led the prayer of illumination and read John 20: 1-8 and her message “Surprise in a Grave Yard” and led the confession and had praises, concerns, prayer and the Lord’s prayer. Special music was a solo “The Old Rugged Cross Made a Difference” by Lee. Closing hymn was “He Lives.” Rev. Davis had dismissal blessing and benediction was “Bond of Love.” Easter lilies were given to the glory of God by the church. Tim Snead was acolyte.

Worship service at Clover UMC opened with the prelude “He Rose Triumphantly” by Allan Anderson. Call to worship was “The King Is Coming” by the choir. Rev. Davis had welcome remarks, announcements, prayer and the preparation for worship. Hymn of praise was “Up From the Grave He Arose.” Offertory hymn was “Love Lifted Me.” Ushers were Edd Edmondson and Megan Martin. Rev. Davis told the youth story Rev. Davis told the youth story “Jeremiah’s Empty Easter Egg.” Choir anthem was “Gone.” Rev. Davis led the prayer of illumination and read John 20: 1-8 and her message “Surprise in a Grave Yard” and led the confession and had praises, concerns, prayer and the Lord’s prayer. Closing hymn was “Because He Lives.” Rev. Davis had dismissal blessing and benediction was “Threefold Amen.” Easter lilies were given to the glory of God and in memory of Frances Woltz by the UMW and church. Summer Martin was acolyte.

Remember the sick and shut-ins: Hugh Edmondson, Raleigh Wilkerson, Mike Ligon, Thomas Snead, Ashlynn Ligon, Owen Francis, Ronnie Snead, Iris Redd, Kathy Martin, Zack Cole, Ruby Williams, Judy Lacks, Keith Fisher, Dwayne Griles, Audrey Duffer, Tommy Francis, Betty Womack, Joyce Edmondson, Violet Hazelwood, Bill and Cheryl, David Conner, Mabel Hall, Joe Watts, Wayne Newcomb, Wash Glover, Judy Chappell, along with our troops.

Our heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of Sonny Bennett, Virginia Wade Wright, Hazel Whitt, Van Davis Owen, John William Hardie, James Arthur Harris, Emma Burns.

Visiting in the home of Hugh Edmondson were Michelle and Sierra Womack, Juanita Smiley, Maggie Edmondson, Ray Conner, Jason Toombs.

Willie and Angie Privette enjoyed lunch at MiCaretta Sunday.

Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to those celebrating this week.



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