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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.

Mecklenburg County, Boydton looking for funds to upgrade plant

Help sought with $4 million cost

Sports

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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Be sure to vote

SoVaNow.com / October 11, 2012
Dear Viewpoint:

We have some very important elections coming up this November. I encourage all the citizens to exercise your constitutional right to vote. Voting is very important. It’s about your livelihood, your job. Politicians play a very import role and bringing jobs to the communities. It’s about our children — the school board are elected politicians which play an important part of our children’s lives. So we see how important your vote truly matters. So I encourage you all to go out and vote and take some one with you and encourage them to vote also.

John Woody
South Boston

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