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South Boston Police catch up with suspect

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.


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,…





Two dead as plane goes down at Virginia International Raceway; victims identified (UPDATE)

Virginia State Police have confirmed the identities of two persons who died Friday in a plane crash at Virginia International Raceway in Alton. The dead are Jon Couch, 46, the pilot, and his mother, Frances G. Couch, 72, the plane's passenger. Both hailed from Annapolis, Md.

Cole wins $150,000 in Virginia Lottery

South Boston News
Linda Cole
When Linda Cole of South Boston discovered she had won $150,000 in the Virginia Lottery’s The Price is Right Scratcher game, the scene may have looked a little like a television game show.

DCC Transfer Day Thursday

All the information you ever wanted to know about college admissions and transfer will be the focus of Danville Community College’s Transfer Day on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., in Oliver Hall (Temple Building).

Clarksville holds Harvest Days

South Boston News
Clarksville held its annual Harvest Days over the weekend. Merchants lined the streets displaying their wares. There were rides for the children and plenty of food. Clarksville holds Harvest Days each year in conjunction with the boat races on the lake. (Alta LeCompte photo)

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