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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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Friends of the Library book sale set this week

SoVaNow.com / October 08, 2012
Again this year, Abbott Farm Supply is sponsoring the Friends of the Library Book Sale. The business, located at the tracks in Halifax, has donated bags as they did last year, and has given special tools to put up banners advertising the book sale.

Darnell Abbott, who was present at the family store said, “I appreciate people putting this sale together and all their effort put into it.”

The Friends Book Sale starts Wednesday, with Friends Day October 10 from 3 to 8 p.m.; Thursday, Friday, October 11, 12 from 1 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, October 13, Bag Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come buy books and join the Friends, too.

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