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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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Harriett Fox

SoVaNow.com / July 19, 2013

Harriett Fox of 2 River Road, Roosevelt Island, N.Y., died at Mount Sinai Hospital in Astoria, N.Y., on Saturday, July 6, 2013. She was born in South Boston on Dec. 28, 1919 and was 93 years old. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Nannie Carter of South Boston. She was the wife of the late Robert L. Fox.

Mrs. Fox is survived by two daughters, Joan Fox and Jacqueline Fox-Bonney, four grandchildren, Lawanna, Abdul, Marsha`e and Jamel, and son-in-law, Frank Bonney.

A funeral was held Thursday, July 11 at the First Reformed Church of Astoria with Rev. Dwayne Jackson officiating. Benediction was given Friday, July 12 at Plainview Cemetery in Hicksville, N.Y.

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