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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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Freshmen drop 36-24 decision to PH

SoVaNow.com / January 28, 2013
The Halifax County High School freshmen dropped a 36-24 decision to the PH rookies Thursday night.

PH started ice cold, scoring just two points in the first period. But the visitors warmed up, scoring 16 in the second period, six in the third, and 12 in the final period.

Halifax simply could not keep up. HCHS had seven points in the first period, six in the second, five in the third and six in the fourth. McGill led HCHS with eight points on the night.

Garrett chipped in with seven points.

Ferrell had five for HCHS, including a three-pointer in the third. Walker added four points.

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