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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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Gillespie to stump in South Boston

SoVaNow.com / August 28, 2014


U.S. Senate candidate Ed Gillespie, who is challenging Democratic incumbent Mark Warner in the Nov. 4 general election, will bring his campaign to Halifax County on Friday.

The GOP nominee is scheduled to stop at Hardees in Riverdale from 5:30-6:30 p.m., after making a stop in Clarksville at the Magnuson Hotel on the Lake from 4 to 5 p.m. earlier in the day.

Gillespie is expected to talk about his plans for tax and regulatory relief as he greets local supporters.

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Just what we need. A politician turned lobyist turned politician. The wheels on the bus go round and round.

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Not to mention the fact that he worked for and supported this moron.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FX5L7vSPTcw

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Really? GWB's campaign manager? The republicans are a bankrupt party. This election may bring some cheer for them but after that, they are on the road to extinction. I hope that something better takes their place. I used to be strongly in favor of the two-party system.

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Until people realize the two party system is a heads they win tails you loose system nothing will change. It will continue to result in bigger government, more debt, a devalued currency, and a usurpation of the United States Constitution. Now lets go get ISIS.
http://www.dailypaul.com/325268/the-covert-origins-of-isis


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