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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.

Mecklenburg County, Boydton looking for funds to upgrade plant

Help sought with $4 million cost

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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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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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