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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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Halifax Ponytails win Dixie World Series crown

SoVaNow.com / August 08, 2014
The Virginia Dixie Ponytails swept to the World Series championship Friday with a 16-3 win over Georgia in the title game.

The local Halifax American Ponytails defeated the team from Columbus County, Ga. Friday en route to the World Series crown.

Virginia ran the table on the tournament, finishing unbeaten.

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Way to go girls. I knew you could do all along, great effort by all. You now join a "very elite" group of softball players in Halifax Co. Just make sure that your plaque is added to those already displayed at the flag stand at Mary Bethune where it will be on display for everyone to see forever.
Thanks again for representing Halifax County so well,
Doug Blanks


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