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Local Bar leads Food Frenzy

The Halifax County Bar Association has been named one of the winners of the 2014 Legal Food Frenzy competition sponsored by the Feedmore Central Virginia Food Bank, a charitable organization…

Possession of fire bomb charged to South Boston man

A 54 year old South Boston man has been arrested and charged with the manufacture, possession or use of a fire bomb or explosive material or device. Matthew Hubbard Jr.…

FRIENDLY SKIES

Potts Landing, the area’s only gated airpark, touts wonders of flight

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Official football practice begins tomorrow for local high schools

Park View and Bluestone will begin full football practice schedules Thursday and both schools have been conducting conditioning sessions during the off-season to better prepare their players.

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Chase City Council voices opposition to Thornton’s contract

The vote was four in favor, and none opposed. Council members Marshall Whitaker and Vice-Mayor Lisa Gillispie were absent from the meeting.

USPS continues hours realignment

For over 130 years, the Post Office in Skipwith has been a centerpiece of the community. Now it, along with the Baskerville facility will be having its hours curtailed as part of the United States Postal Service’s realignment of rural post office operating hours based on reduced customer traffic.

Convicted killer changes name, seeks parole

In November 1994, Stuart Douglas Duke Jr. of Bracey was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences for the brutal slaying of Kenneth Via. News reports from the day tell of the victim being stabbed 131 times before his body was dumped in Lake Gaston. The slaying took place at the Tailrace Park below John H. Kerr Dam near Boydton.

One killed in fatal crash

A Boydton woman was killed Friday after her car collided with a truck at the intersection of US 58 and route 92 in Boydton.

Bang-up weekend

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Lakefest crowds were some of the largest in memory as relatively cool temperatures greeted visitors to Buggs Island Lake this weekend. (Susan Kyte photos)
Crowd estimates run as high as 80,000 as cool weather rolls in

Mecklenburg trustees reschedule for July 31 to talk contract extension for Thornton

Board chair hails performance, but move draws outside fire

Phone cooperative rolls out 4G wireless service in county, region

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