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South Boston Police catch up with suspect

Miss Virginia shines at Miss America Pageant

Courtney Garrett, whose grandfather lives in Halifax County, is first runner-up

Spirits of the past

In the 1920s and 1930s, if you lived in Franklin County, most likely you were in involved in the county’s biggest industry — making illegal whiskey or moonshine.

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12 runners, 208 miles, 36 hours, no sleep

Recently, a group of twelve local runners took on the challenge of participating in the Blue Ridge Relay. A grueling, two hundred plus mile relay spanning two days, mountainous terrain,…

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Toby Cole

SoVaNow.com / November 08, 2012
Toby Cole, 61, of Durham, N.C., passed away Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 at Duke Hospice Facility, Durham. Toby was born in South Boston to the late Oscar and Christine Walker Cole. He was employed as an engineer by the City of Durham Water Resources Department.

Toby is survived by his wife, Barbara, and daughter, Christine of the home; a niece, Whitney Scheibel of Lexington, Ky., and three aunts, Marcella Hayes of Solomons, Md., Nancy Williams of Miami, Fla., and Hilda Williamson of Alton.

A memorial tribute will be held at Pleasant Green Community Center, 4900 Pleasant Green Community Center Drive, Durham, on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 11 a.m.

Memorial donations may be directed to Duke Home Care & Hospice, Office of Development, 4321 Medical Park Drive, Durham, NC 27704.

Condolences may be made to Barbara at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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