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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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Suspect held without bond in stabbing

SoVaNow.com / February 14, 2014

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect in a Saturday stabbing at Leighwood Trail outside of Halifax. The suspect, Kelvin Faulkner of South Boston, 48, is being held on one count of malicious wounding.

Sheriff Fred S. Clark said this week that upon arriving at the scene, deputies were informed that an individual had been stabbed and had been transported to Halifax Regional Hospital by private vehicle. Authorities contacted the hospital and were told that a subject was being treated for stab wounds to the neck and shoulder area.

The deputies’ investigation led to the arrest of Faulkner, who is being held at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail with no bond.

The investigation into the incident is continuing. Anyone with any information is asked to please contact Lieutenant Mike Womack or Deputy Tyler Clarke at 434-476-3339.

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