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Fire chiefs make case to raise taxes for hard pressed departments

Calls may come into one of the county’s 12 volunteer fire departments reporting a blaze. But if there’s no one available to drive the fire truck, that’s a problem.

Police urge caution with prom coming up Saturday

Vending machines hit by vandals Tuesday


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Peters takes Showdown win

Timothy Peters avoided a spinning Lee Pulliam on the final lap of the green-white-checkered finish to claim his first win in the charity race.

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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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