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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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So Bo Police make weekend arrests

SoVaNow.com / April 07, 2014


South Boston Police arrested two men for shoplifting from Wal-Mart on Friday, April 4. Officer T. W. Bush charged 20 year old William Edgar Worley Jr. of South Boston and 19 year old Timothy Orion Desmond of Nathalie in connection with the thefts.

Also on Friday, Officer T. D. Clay charged Joseph Cleveland Whittington III, 29, of South Boston with driving on a suspended license.

On Saturday, April 5, Clay charged Cecil L. Johnson, 44, of Altavista with public drunkenness. Johnson was detained until he was sober.

Also Saturday, Sgt. S. Warf charged 28 year old Weston Clay Clark of Mississippi with driving without a valid operator’s license.

Cpl. M. W. Bowen charged 27 year old Daniel Wayne Short of Halifax with driving on a suspended license and with the possession of a scanner radio and committing a misdemeanor while being a convicted felon.

On Sunday, Senior Patrol Officer C. Mann arrested 56 year old David Anthony Rose of South Boston, who is being held without bond on charges of driving while intoxicated (first), refusal of blood/breath test, attempted petit larceny, intentional damage of property of less than $1,000 and with the felony possession of burglary tools.

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