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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

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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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Leo Julian Carden Jr.

SoVaNow.com / April 25, 2013
Leo Julian Carden Jr. of 1710 Chamberlain Street, South Boston, died Wednesday at The Woodview Nursing Home.

He was born in Durham, NC on Aug. 18, 1926 and was 86 years of age.

He was the son of the late Leo Julian CardenSr. and Mabel Stubbins Carden and is survived by his wife Wanda “Bet” Christenson Carden.

Service arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home.

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