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South Boston Police catch up with suspect

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.

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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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Water woes cause Mecklenburg County schools to shutter

SoVaNow.com / December 04, 2013


A water break at Bluestone High School forced the closing of Mecklenburg County schools on Monday.

Superintendent of Schools Dr. James Thornton, contacted about the matter on Monday, attributed the decision to close schools to the lack of water at the Skipwith high school.

He did not elaborate in a brief e-mail to this newspaper.





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