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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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Harkening back to 11 years ago

South Boston News
Residents flocked to South Hill’s Veterans Memorial Park to observe Patriots Day on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America. The event, hosted Tuesday by American Legion Post 79, featured remarks by Town Council member Lisa Jordan (inset), who spoke of the tradition in her family of members serving in the military, police and rescue services. Jordan said 9/11 reminds the nation of the importance of service, courage in the face of danger and the strength and perseverance to do the right thing even when it is not the popular decision. The observance also featured a performance by members of the Park View marching band. (Lisa Clary photo)

SoVaNow.com / September 12, 2012

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