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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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Eva Mae Alston

SoVaNow.com / January 22, 2013
Eva Mae Alston, 94 of Henderson, N.C., entered eternal rest Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation, Henderson.

Mrs. Alston was born in Vance County, N.C., on June 11, 1919 to the late James L. Evans and Mary Hamilton Evans. Prior to retiring she was employed as a nurse’s assistant at Women's Medical in Philadelphia.

Cherishing her memories are one daughter, Frances White of West Berlin, N.J., one grandson, Michael A. Brummell of West Berlin, ten great-grandchildren, twelve great-great grandchildren; one sister, Mary Hanks of Townsville, N.C., and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

Services will be private; burial will take place in Elmwood Cemetery, Henderson.

Arrangements are by C.H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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

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