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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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Bane contributes in All-star game

SoVaNow.com / July 15, 2013
Meg Bane made major contributions Thursday in the VHSL coaches all-star softball game in Newport News.

Bane played for the West all-stars, who defeated the East all-stars 11-8. This is the first time in 16 years that the West defeated the East.

Bane, a first team all-regional pick, started and played four innings in the all-star tilt before being reinserted later.

Bane batted third in the order at the outset, and had an RBI single in the first inning. She later scored in the first inning.

Bane had a flyout in the third inning.

Bane later was reinserted in the seventh inning, providing the game-tying single. She finished 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored.

The game was later stopped due to inclement weather.

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