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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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Comet linemen take part in NFL camp

SoVaNow.com / July 25, 2013
Five Comet football linemen had a positive experience participating in a national high school player development camp hosted by the NFL Cleveland Browns.

Casey Abedeljalil, Jarius Marable, Darrius Younger, Nelson Pringle, and R.J. Scott went to Cleveland for the NFL high school player development lineman competition.

Comet coach Mike Roark called the experience ‘huge’ for these young players. Roark noted the NFL flew the players from the Raleigh-Durham airport to Cleveland. Once there, the participated in the lineman skills competition, and two Comets emerged as award winners. The Comets also stayed at the Crown Plaza, courtesy of the NFL.

J. Marable won the medicine ball toss and Adedeljalil captured top honors in the sand bag carry competition.

Fall drills for the Comets start Aug. 1.



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