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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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Robert David Floyd

SoVaNow.com / November 05, 2013

Robert David Floyd, 59, of Chase City, formerly of Leominster, Mass., died on Nov. 1, 2013 in his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was the beloved husband to Linda, father to Christopher Floyd, Bobbi Jo Baker, and Lori Wright (Marcus Wright), Papa to Jennifer and Victoria Rickman, Keshawn and Jakayla Wright.

Robert dedicated his life to serving families and children as a Camp Director at Camp Lowe, through the Montachusette YMCA and as a proud Family Service Coordinator for MOC Head Start Program. Robert served his country as a Military Police Officer during the Vietnam Conflict. He was a member of Saint John’s Episcopal Church and the American Legion. Robert will be sadly missed by family members and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to Bob’s Campers, Check Payable to: Bob’s Campers Rollstone Bank & Trust, 780 Min St. Fitchburg, MA 01420 and also to Saint John’s Episcopal Church, 338 East Fourth Street, Chase City, VA.

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

Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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