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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.

Mecklenburg County, Boydton looking for funds to upgrade plant

Help sought with $4 million cost

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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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Scavenger Hunt held downtown

SoVaNow.com / November 26, 2012
Searching for fun and perhaps a little extra Christmas shopping money?

Then you’ll want to join the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce’s first-ever scavenger hunt.

Nancy Pool, chamber executive director, explains that participants will have a whole week to answer the hunt’s riddles by finding 30 local businesses.

Scavenger hunt maps can be picked up at the Chamber office on Broad Street and prizes will be awarded to the top three with the most points. The grand prize is a $100 Chamber check.

The hunt begins this morning, Nov. 26, at 10 a.m. and ends on Monday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m.

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