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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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Burton finishes 13th in truck race

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South Boston NASCAR driver Jeb Burton races against Kyle Busch in Truck action from Charlotte Friday.
SoVaNow.com / May 20, 2013
Jeb Burton had some late race mechanical issues and finished 13th in Friday’s NASCAR Truck Series event in Charlotte.

Burton won the pole and raced in the top ten much of the night.

He eventually slipped to 13th, but was still the highest finishing rookie in the race.

Burton remains second in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series points, with 180 markers. Matt Crafton leads the points with 202.

Former SBS track champion Tim Peters struggled, finishing 26th in the race.

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