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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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Charles Henry Russell III

SoVaNow.com / February 06, 2013
Charles Henry “Buck” Russell III, 87, husband of Lucy Lowery Russell, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 at MeadowView Terrace.

Buck was born Aug. 27, 1925 to the late Charles Henry Russell Jr. and Ella Louise Watkins Russell. He was a graduate of Clarksville High School and Virginia Polytechic Institute and he served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. Mr. Russell was the retired owner/operator of Russell Supply Company.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Russell is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Roy Creasey; son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Diane Russell; granddaughters, Mattison and Hadley Russell and step-grandchildren, Joe and Allie Creasey.

Graveside services will be Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. at Oakhurst Cemetery with the Rev. Jim Moss officiating.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.wclfh.com.

Please consider memorial contributions in Mr. Russell’s name to the Mecklenburg County Life Saving and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1539, Clarksville, Va. 23927

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