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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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Mason David Snead

SoVaNow.com / February 28, 2013
Mason David “Dave” Snead of 1177 Guill Town Road, Clover, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at the age of 76. Mr. Snead was born in Halifax County on Feb. 15, 1937 to the late Hugh Lee Snead and the late Marie Culley Snead and was married to the late Julia Tharpe Snead. Mr. Snead was a retired employee of Spaulding Lumber Company of Chase City.

Survivors include his brother, Gary L. Snead of Clover; special aunts: Ethel C. Everheart of Scottsburg, Iris C. Redd of Clover, and Lena Yancey of Henderson, N.C. He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents and a brother, Malcolm E. Snead.

At Mr. Snead’s request there will be no services.

Those wishing to give memorials are asked to please consider a gift to your favorite charity.

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