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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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Lawrence Edward Miller Jr.

SoVaNow.com / September 13, 2012
Lawrence Edward “Shorty” Miller Jr., 34, of Tanglewylde Drive, South Boston died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012. He was born in Halifax County on September 27, 1977, a son of Lawrence Edward Miller Sr. and the late Gail Diana Coles. He was married to LaToya Torian Miller and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

In addition to his father and wife, he is survived by one son, Jaheim Rogers of the home; five sisters, La’Toya Miller, Katrina Miller, Lawanda Miller, Lakeisha Miller and Lashonda Miller, all of South Boston; one brother, Le’Anthony Miller and wife Erica of Scottsburg; his father and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John and Janice Torian of Scottsburg; two sisters-in-law, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie Womack officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John and Janice Torian, 5207 Dryburg Drive, Scottsburg.

Funeral services by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 North Main Street, South Boston.

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