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South Boston Police catch up with suspect

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.

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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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Ola Mae Parrish

SoVaNow.com / January 04, 2013
Ola Mae Parrish, 80, of South Boston, and formerly of Chase City, entered eternal rest Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born in Red Oak on Feb. 28, 1932 to the late Dock and Hester Mosley Smith. She attended Salem School in Red Oak and at an early age she became a member of Salem Baptist Church, later joining Harpers Temple Apostolic Church, where she was a member of the missionary circle.

Cherishing her memories are one daughter, Lisa D. Reynolds of South Boston; three grandchildren, Darrion R. Reynolds of Chase City, India C. Reynolds of South Boston and Kenny D. Wilson of South Boston; one great-grandson, Da’Kyri R. Reynolds of Chase City; and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Humphrey, Wirt and Author Smith and one sister, Carolyn Hayes.

A funeral was held Sunday, Dec. 30 at the chapel of Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chase City, with Elder Vernell Harper officiating. Burial followed in Harpers Temple Apostolic Church Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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

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