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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.

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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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Council committees to convene

SoVaNow.com / November 26, 2012
South Boston Town Council will hold committee meetings this afternoon beginning at 5:45 p.m. in Council Chambers on Yancey Street.

The Current Issues Committee will consider two requests: the first, to close an unopened Prospect Avenue north of its intersection with College Street, some 198 feet long.

The second is a recommendation from the Town’s Planning Commission to rezone 17 lots in Poplar Creek Subdivision from R-2 Medium Density Residential to R-3 Medium Density Residential.

The lots are owned by the Town and front on Poplar Creek Street, Harrell Street and Terry Avenue.

The only other matter on the agenda is for the Finance Committee to consider the monthly financial report.

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