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Miss Virginia shines at Miss America Pageant

Courtney Garrett, whose grandfather lives in Halifax County, is first runner-up

Spirits of the past

In the 1920s and 1930s, if you lived in Franklin County, most likely you were in involved in the county’s biggest industry — making illegal whiskey or moonshine.

Mecklenburg County, Boydton looking for funds to upgrade plant

Help sought with $4 million cost

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12 runners, 208 miles, 36 hours, no sleep

Recently, a group of twelve local runners took on the challenge of participating in the Blue Ridge Relay. A grueling, two hundred plus mile relay spanning two days, mountainous terrain,…

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Clover News for Nov. 21, 2013

SoVaNow.com / November 20, 2013


Worship service at Scottsburg UMC opened with the prelude “To the Work” by Lee Snead. Call to worship was “His Name Is Wonderful” by the choir. Rev. Kerry Halbert had welcome remarks, announcements and recognized our Veterans. Hymn of praise was “Standing on the Promises.” Offertory hymn was “Must Jesus Bear the Christ Alone?” Usher was Tim Snead. Special music was “He Is Always There” by Lee. Choir anthem was “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Rev. Halbert read Haggai 2: 1-5 and his message “Do the Work, For I Am With You.” Hymn of dedication was “O Mater Let Me Walk With Thee.” Rev. Halbert had joys and concerns, prayer and led the Lord’s prayer. Closing hymn was “How Great Thou Art.” Rev. Halbert had dismissal blessing and benediction was “Bond of Love.” Tim Snead was acolyte.

Scottsburg UMW met at the church Monday night with Mary Thomas Ligon as guest speaker “World Offering Today.”

Remember the sick and shut-ins, along with our troops, including: Eric Stuart, Ray Foster, Lorene Wade, Christopher Womack, Thomas Snead, Mike and Laura Ligon, Raleigh Wilkerson, Wayne Newcomb, Keith Fisher, Reid Roller.

Our sympathy to the family and friends of John Atherson Burgess, Phyllis Williams Foster and Charlie Jearl Wiles.

Juanita Smiley, Don and Betty Wilkerson visited Gladys Buchanan in Roanoke Saturday.

Adan and Austin Davis visited Jason Toombs and Faye Edmondson Sunday.

Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to those celebrating this week.



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