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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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Sam Icenhour

SoVaNow.com / November 21, 2012

Sam Icenhour, 91, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 in Twin Lakes Nursing Home in Burlington, N.C.

Born April 14, 1921, Sam was one of eight children born to the late James Wallace and Mamie Watson Icenhour of Chase City. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a retired farmer.

Mr. Icenhour is survived by his sister, Agnes Nord, sister-in-law, Lilly Icenhour, nieces, Karlotta Young (Thomas), Dorothy Adcock (Doug), Mildred Elliott, Ruth Ann Thompson (Robert), and nephews, Randall Nord (Christy) and Leroy Icenhour (Linda). He also has many great nieces and nephews that survive him.

A funeral will be held Wednesday, Nov. 21at 2 p.m. in the chapel at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home with the Rev. Jane Lyon officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Chase City.

The family will receive friends prior to the service, starting at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.wclfh.com. The family expresses many thanks to the staff of Twin Lakes Nursing Home.

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