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Miss Virginia shines at Miss America Pageant

Courtney Garrett, whose grandfather lives in Halifax County, is first runner-up

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.

Mecklenburg County, Boydton looking for funds to upgrade plant

Help sought with $4 million cost

Sports

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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Joan Duncan Bank

SoVaNow.com / July 15, 2013

Joan Duncan Bank passed away at Halifax Regional Hospital on Saturday, July 13, 2013 after a 15 year battle with Chronic Lumphatic Leukemia.

She is survived by her husband, Barry, a son David and his wife, Teresa of Raleigh, N.C., a granddaughter, Lauren Singer of Greensboro, NC and her close friend, Margie Bowers of South Boston as well as other friends and associates in South Boston.

Instead of flowers the family would appreciate contributions to be made in her name to the Leukemic & Lymphoma Society at 888-557-7177.

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