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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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Shirley Mae Lawrence

SoVaNow.com / November 05, 2013


Shirley Mae Lawrence, 73, of Chase City, entered eternal rest Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 at Community Memorial Healthcenter, South Hill.

Miss Lawrence was born in Mecklenburg County, on March 3, 1940 to the late Willie B. and Julia M. Williams Lawrence. She attended the schools of Mecklenburg County, and was a former employee of Jonbil, Inc.

Cherishing her memories are one godson, Shakeem Simmons; her siblings, Ruby Boyd, Corrine Lawrence and Jack Lawrence, all of Chase City, and Rosa Lawrence-Joyner of Richmond, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

A graveside service will be conducted Saturday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m., at Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery, Victoria, with Evangelist Shirley Williams, officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 9-10:15 a.m.

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.harrisfhc.com.

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