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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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Sarah Thompson Pointer

SoVaNow.com / May 13, 2013
Sarah Thompson Pointer of South Boston died Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Heritage Hall in Brookneal at the age of 95. Born in Halifax County on Oct. 30, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Elmer Traynham and Minnie Thompson and was married to the late Winston Pointer.

Mrs. Pointer is survived by three devoted friends, Marilyn Lewis of Nathalie, who was her caregiver, Carolyn Penick of South Boston and Ione Stovall of Maryland and a host of other cousins and friends.

A funeral will be conducted on Monday, May 13 at noon at the chapel of Jeffress Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Rose Garden cemetery.

Funeral services are by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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