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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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Evelena Edmonds “Dee Dee” Pegram

SoVaNow.com / December 03, 2012
Mrs. Evelena Edmonds “Dee Dee” Pegram, 62, of Bane Street, South Boston, died November 28, 2012 at the University of North Carolina Medical Center, Chapel Hill, NC. She was born in Halifax County on March 22, 1950, a daughter of the late Mr. Welford Edmonds and Mrs. Evelena White Edmonds and was a member of Banister Hill Baptist Church.

She is survived by two children, Mr. Darnell Pegram of Keysville and Mr. Jermaine Pegram of South Boston; one brother, Mr. William Edmonds and wife Catherine of Scottsburg; one sister, Mrs. Hallie Dismuke and husband Johnnie of South Boston; three nieces, Ms. Lanessa Edmonds, Mrs. Nakisha D. Easley and Mrs. Mashonda D. Richardson; one nephew, Mr. Chavis Edmonds; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Monday, December 3, 1:00 p.m. at Banister Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. William F. Carr officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie and Hallie Dismuke, 1800 Chamberlain Street, South Boston. Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, North Main Street, South Boston.

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