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Miss Virginia shines at Miss America Pageant

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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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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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