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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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Andrew Crawley Jr.

SoVaNow.com / November 21, 2012
Andrew Crawley Jr., 63, of Saxe, entered eternal rest Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at the residence of his son in Chase City.

Mr. Crawley was born in Charlotte County on April 10, 1949 to the late Andrew and Ophelia Crawley. He attended Charlotte County Public Schools and was a faithful member of Rocky Branch Baptist Church, Red Oak. He served his country in the U.S. Army and later served in the National Guard until retiring. He also was a retiree of the Virginia Dept. of Corrections and a member of Laconia Masonic Lodge 208 of Red Oak.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Crawley was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Ann Puryear Crawley.

Cherishing his memories are two children, Cynthia Delores Crawley of Saxe, and Andrew Jerome Crawley (Cynthia) of Chase City; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; one sister, Elizabeth Ann Middough (Ike) of Alexandria; one brother, John Charles Crawley (Virginia) of Red Hill, Pa.; four aunts, a devoted friend, Helen Hill and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

A funeral was held Sunday, Nov. 18, at Rocky Branch Baptist Church, Red Oak with Rev. Dr. James E. Scott officiating. Burial with Masonic and military rites followed in First Baptist Church Cemetery, Drakes Branch.

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chase City.

Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.harrisfhc.com

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