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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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Robert Edward ‘Bobby’ Crews

SoVaNow.com / April 25, 2013
Robert Edward “Bobby” Crews, 63, of Virgilina, died Monday, April 22, 2013 at his home. He was born in Louisville, Ky., on April 27, 1949, a son of the late Alonzo Merritt Crews Jr. and Ann Florine Nichols Crews. He was married to Gail Francis Crews, was a member of Hyco Ruritan Club, American Legion Post 8 and was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one sister, Kimberly Crews Barker and Bennie of Hurt; two brothers, Billy Crews and Lisa of Scottsburg, Charles Merritt Crews of Nathalie; one daughter, Dana Spangler Roberts and Christopher of Gum Spring; two grandsons, Aaron Wagstaff and Nathan Roberts, both of Gum Spring.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, April 25, at 2 p.m. at Clover Cemetery with Rev. Norman Talley officiating.

Memorials may be directed to the Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558. Online condolences may be directed to http://www.powellfunerals.com.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home.

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