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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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Jesse Small Jr.

SoVaNow.com / January 22, 2013
Jesse Small Jr., 55 of Clarksville, entered eternal rest Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at his residence.

Mr. Small was born in Halifax County, on Aug. 1, 1957 to the late Jessie Small Sr. and Dorothy Mangum Small. He was a 1975 graduate of Bluestone Senior High School and a member of Mount Ararat Baptist Church. Mr. Small was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a former employee of the Town of Clarksville.

Cherishing his memories are his wife, Patsy J. Small; two children, Shina Terry (Tyrone) of Clarksville, and Rorcie Terry of Skipwith, three grandchildren, Rocia Terry, Aaron Terry and Keyvon Fields; one sister, Jacqueline Robinson of Danville, one brother, Jerry E. Small (Teresa) of Yorktown, and a vast number of aunts, uncles other loving relatives and caring friends.

A funeral was held Sunday, Jan. 20, at the chapel of C.H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, with Rev. Earl Terry delivering the eulogy.

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

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

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