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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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Mildred Crowe Rockwell

SoVaNow.com / February 06, 2013
Mildred Crowe Rockwell, 78, of Chase City passed away on Jan. 30, 2013.

She was born in Mecklenburg County on Jan. 26, 1935 to the late Charles and Florence Crowe.

She is survived by her son, Charles H. Rockwell Jr. and his wife, Tammy of Clarksville; one sister, Joyce Wright of Bladenboro; three grandchildren, Brandon Rockwell, Amanda Sauls and Scottie Barham Jr.; and six great-grandchildren, Erin Rockwell, Jillian Weaver, Kayla Ferguson, Tristian Sauls, Sophia Pegram and Anthony Pegram.

She is predeceased by her husband, Charles H. Rockwell.

A funeral was held Friday, Feb. 1 at 2 p.m. at the Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home chapel with Reverend Rex Williams officiating. Interment followed at Woodland Cemetery.

Visitation was held on Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.newcomballgoodfh.com.

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