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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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81-year-old struck by vehicle in parking lot

SoVaNow.com / December 13, 2012
An 81 year old Virgilina resident, Norma Elliott, suffered severe head trauma yesterday after being struck by a vehicle in the Supply Line parking lot.

The accident occurred at 1:22 p.m. yesterday when 80 year old Janie Thorne of Randolph, the driver of a 2004 Ford Escape, drove over the yellow marked concrete curbing in front of the building, striking the pedestrian. Supply Line is located on U.S. 58 at its intersection with U.S. 360.

Elliott was airlifted to Duke Medical Center for treatment of her injuries, which authorities indicated could be life threatening.

Charges are pending in the accident which is under investigation by Virginia State Trooper A. D. Dishman.

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