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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

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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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Angels shut out in WS opener

SoVaNow.com / July 28, 2014
The Virginia champions in Angels X-play Dixie softball had a tough start in World Series play in Atoka, Tenn..

The champions from Halifax County fell 11-0 to the host Atoka squad in Saturday’s opener.

The local all-stars were hoping to stay alive Sunday. Virginia was scheduled to play either Arkansas or Oklahoma in its second game.

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