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Miss Virginia shines at Miss America Pageant

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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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Spirits of the past

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Top: Robert and his father Jack Bondurant outside of the building that will soon be home to the newest Bondurant family moonshine distillery. Above, inside the future home of the Bondurant moonshine distillery, across from Southside Roller Mill in Chase City.
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.

Rivermont School moves to new Chase City location

Open house is Sept. 11

Chase City welcomes new police officer

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.

Vandals deliver blow to historic roller mill

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Originally built in 1912, the mill operated for three-quarters of a century before closing in 1986.
The historic roller mill on East Third Street in downtown Chase City was hit by vandals Sunday night.

Rolling thunder comes to Chase City

South Boston News
Perfect weather and large crowds equaled success for the 19th annual South Central Virginia Bike Fair, sponsored by the Chase City Volunteer Fire Department and hosted in town Saturday and Sunday. This year’s Bike Fair, which is held at the fire department training ground on Jonbil Road, began with the Friday night cruz-in and live music. Saturday’s events included poker runs, bike show judging, rodeo games and a tattoo contest. The Fair is one of the department’s largest fundraisers.

Chase City aims to fix blighted corner

Effort under way to convert demolition site to pocket park

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