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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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Keith Gerard   Chambers

SoVaNow.com / November 21, 2012
Keith Gerard Chambers, 49, of Elliott Avenue, South Boston, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at Danville Regional Hospital.

He was born in Chapel Hill, N.C., on June 14, 1963, a son of the late Samuel H. Chambers and. Nellie Alford Chambers.

He is survived by one sister, Prudence Chambers of South Boston; one brother, Samuel H. Chambers Jr. and wife Illora of Las Vegas, Nev., other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held Friday, Nov. 23, at 11 a.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery, Chapel Hill.

The family will receive friends tonight from 5-6 p.m.

Funeral services by Jeffress Funeral Home, N. Main Street, South Boston.

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