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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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Wayne Gordon Betterton

SoVaNow.com / February 28, 2013
Wayne Gordon Betterton, of Nathalie, died Feb. 23, 2013 at his home. He was born Sept. 8, 1952 in Halifax County, a son of the late Elmo Thornton Betterton and Berta Talbott Betterton. He was a member of Liberty Christian Church.

Mr. Betterton is survived by one daughter, Christy Dawn Miles of Winston-Salem, N.C., three granddaughters, Destiny Ramos, Alejanara Ramos, Serenity Miles; one grandson, Zander Miles; two brothers, Wesley “Jim” Betterton and David Betterton, both of Nathalie; one sister, Mae Yeatts of Java. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy Betterton and George Betterton.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Liberty Christian Church on Friday, March 1 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Tim Owen officiating.

The family will receive friends at 1117 Millstone Church Trail, Nathalie.

Online condolences may be directed to http://www.powellfunerals.com

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home.

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