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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.

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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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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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