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South Boston Police catch up with suspect

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.

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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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Belles rained out

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Halifax American and Charlotte County Belles join together in an impromptu rain dance on the pitchers mound Saturday evening. The game was called early due to rain with Charlotte County leading 7-4. Below left, American Belles catcher Faith Lester waits for a throw. Below right, Olivia Noblin takes a throw against a Charlotte County runner. (David Conner II photos)
SoVaNow.com / June 24, 2013
The Belles division got one game completed Saturday, with another outcome delayed by rain in tournament play in Halifax.

Motley disposed of Brookneal, 18-1, in game one.

Charlotte County led the Halifax American Belles, 7-4, in early action.

The game was halted due to rain, with action resuming Sunday.

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