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Celebrating Easter at sunrise

Numerous churches across Halifax County will be hosting Easter Sunrise Services on Sunday morning to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. Many will begin as early as 6 a.m.

Groups appeal for town funding

Of those appearing before Council, Jewell Medley of the United Way made a first-ever request from her agency for funds. Whereas the UW for years was supported by donations from…

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).

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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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Biker dies in collision with deer

SoVaNow.com / June 05, 2013
A single vehicle crash Saturday near Loves Mill south of Kenbridge claimed the life of 56-year-old Antonio Edmonds of Kenbridge.

According to a report filed by Trooper T.W. Reeves with the Virginia State Police, Edmonds, who was riding a 2005 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle, struck a deer which caused him to run off the road to the left and hit an embankment. Edmonds died at the scene.

The crash occurred at approximately 11:47 a.m. on Saturday, June 1 near the intersection of Reedy Creek Road and Plank Road in Lunenburg County. Reeves estimated the damage to the motorcycle at $5,000.

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