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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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Creek victim’s family receiving friends, donations

SoVaNow.com / June 17, 2013
The family of the man who died swimming in a Vernon Hill creek last week is receiving friends at 323 Valley Drive, Apartment 318, South Boston.

Jonathan Brumfield, 31, worked construction, and he had enrolled in classes at Danville Community College just hours before his death. The investigation is continuing, and his body has been sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Richmond for an autopsy. However, Sheriff Fred Clark says no foul play is suspected.

The family is also grateful for donations to help cover burial expenses.

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