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Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

Fire halted at edge of data center

Leaf-burning spirals out of control; person responsible may be liable for damage after violating 4 p.m. ban

Chase City beefs up ordinance for derelict buildings

The ordinance defines a dilapidated building as any residential, rental or commercial structure that could contribute to the spread of disease or injury, creates a fire hazard, is liable to…

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SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.

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Three held on drug, firearms charges

SoVaNow.com / May 06, 2013
According to Halifax County Sheriff Fred S. Clark, as part of an ongoing drug roundup by the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force, three persons were arrested on Wednesday, May 1, on drug and firearm indictments.

Antonio Dwight Woods of South Boston was charged with one count of felony distribution of marijuana.

Marcus Tyler Hughes of South Boston was charged with one count of selling a firearm to a felon and one count of conspiring to sell a firearm to a felon.

Carmichael Jarmond Howerton of South Boston was charged with six counts of distribution of cocaine.

All three are being held without bond at the Halifax County Adult Detention Center.

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