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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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Barons topple Buckingham, 6-4 on strength of early offense

SoVaNow.com / May 22, 2013
Bluestone slipped past Buckingham 6-4 in a well-played district game in Skipwith on May 16, highlighted by Senior Night recgnitions.

The Barons got the job done with early offense, scoring three runs in the bottom of the first, and adding two more in their half of the second.

Buckingham notched one run in its half of the first and added three in the fifth.

Bluestone got an insurance run in its half of the fifth.

The key offensive contributions for the Barons came early. Deion Mosley slammed a two-run triple and Javon Smith followed with an RBI sacrifice fly in the Bluestone first.

Kevin Murphy also swung a hot bat for the Barons, getting a RBI single and a run-scoring triple.



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