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South Boston Police catch up with suspect

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.

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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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June Faye Ratliff

SoVaNow.com / February 07, 2013
June Faye Ratliff went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

She is survived by her husband, James H. Ratliff Jr. “Buster”; and her daughter, Robin Jones and husband, Jon; two granddaughters, Janice Kate and Emma Jane Jones; a sister, Bernice Saunders; beloved nephews, Luther, Billy, Gary and Cleve; and cherished nieces, Sylvia, Gayle, Sherry and Brenda and their families.

June Faye was born in Halifax County and moved to Richmond in 1957. She dedicated her life to the Lord and the care and enjoyment of her family and friends. She loved to dance. June leaves behind her line dancing friends that she dearly loved. She was a bright light in the lives of the many people who knew and loved her. The family wishes to thank everyone for their prayers, cards and calls.

The Woody Funeral Home in Midlothian handled the funeral arrangements which were held on Monday, Jan. 12.

Online condolences to Woody Funeral Home Huguenot.com.

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