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Move over, Mississippi: cotton crop takes root in Southside Virginia

Compared to Southside Virginia’s big cash crop in tobacco, King Cotton is, well, kind of puny.

Stolen guns found at Clarksville area home

Clarksville Council mulls response to feral cats amid rabies reports

In light of the Clarksville’s recent rabies scare, members of the Town Council again discussed what to do, if anything, with the people who feed the feral cat populations around…

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Owen commits to continue softball playing career at Averett University


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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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