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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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King Day celebration

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The Halifax County Business and Professional Council hosted the annual Dr. Martin Luther King celebration yesterday afternoon at First Baptist Church of Ferry Street. From left, first row, Dr. Patricia Crews, honoree Ted Daniel, and guest speakers, Samuel Chambers and Lamont Logan. Second row, Helen Leigh, Dwight Scott, master of ceremony, Linda Owen and Mattie Cowan. Third row, Sharon Medley, Gara Chandler, Stanley Jeffress. Fourth row, Lealand Luck and Kevin Chandler. Daniel, South Boston town manager, was honored by the Council for his work to revitalize the Church Hill community and the Washington-Coleman Civic Center. Special music was provided by the Halifax County High School Choir under the Rev. Andre Williamson.
SoVaNow.com / January 20, 2014

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