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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 Rosser Garrett Jr.

SoVaNow.com / February 04, 2013
Leo Rosser (Ross) Garrett Jr. passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, at Virginia Baptist Hospital, Lynchburg.

He was born March 25, 1952 in Charlotte County. Ross was the son of Leo Rosser Garrett Sr. and Harriet Purcell Garrett.

He is survived by his mother, his wife, Kathy Clements Garrett, and two children, Leslie McPhail Garrett, and Kevin Rosser Garrett, both of the home. He is also survived by a stepdaughter, Mary Catherine Dallas Hodges and a step-granddaughter. One brother, Lee Vernon Garrett and his wife Sandy along with their family of Indianapolis, Ind., also survive. Ross was predeceased in death by his father, Leo Garrett Sr.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Feb.6, at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Charlotte Courthouse.

Browning-Duffer Funeral Home, Keysville, will be handling the arrangements.

The family will receive friends at Charlotte Court House United Methodist Church following the service.

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