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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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Roddy S. Osborne Jr.

SoVaNow.com / September 16, 2013

Roddy S. Osborne Jr., age 81, of Farmville died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013.

He is survived by his wife, Joan K. Osborne, two step-children Gay M. Benhoff and Bruce W. Murray Jr., one sister Rosa O. Chaney, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Frances O. Mealer.

A graveside service will be held Monday, Sept. 16, at 1 p.m. at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Rice.

Memorial contributions may be made to Madeline’s House or a charity of your choice.
Doyne-Burger-Davis Funeral Home is serving the family.

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