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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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Recycling center fire causes $10,000 in damage

SoVaNow.com / August 25, 2014
South Boston firefighters were called to the recycling center, Gerhau Metallics on U.S. 58 just outside the town limits, Saturday where fire destroyed several scrapped vehicles, causing some $10,000 in damages.

The cause of the blaze 10:35 a.m. fire is undetermined, a South Boston Fire Department spokesman said, but Hazmat officials were called in to help deal with the runoff from the blaze.

South Boston firefighters responded with three trucks and 12 people were on the scene for nearly three hours.

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