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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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Stephen Earl Garner

SoVaNow.com / January 08, 2013
Stephen Earl Garner, 49, of Skipwith, died Dec. 31, 2012.

He was retired from R. O. Harrell Trucking, Inc. and a member of New Life Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Garner and his stepfather, Cohen Johnson. Stevie lived life to the fullest and was most happy riding his Harley-Davidson.

He is survived by his fiancée, Sharon Elliott, mother, Barbara Johnson of Skipwith, son, Jason Garner of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., sister, Debbie Gosney of LaCrosse, brothers, Joey Johnson of Radford, Dickie Johnson of Sandston, Mike Johnson of Chase City, step daughter, Destiny Cohen of Roanoke Rapids.  

Services were held Sunday at New Hope Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mecklenburg County Cancer Association, PO Box 383, South Hill, VA 23970.

Wood Funeral Service, Chase City, is serving the family.

Condolences may be expressed at http://www.woodfuneralservice.com

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