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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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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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