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Move over, Mississippi: cotton crop takes root in Southside Virginia

Compared to Southside Virginia’s big cash crop in tobacco, King Cotton is, well, kind of puny.

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Clarksville Council mulls response to feral cats amid rabies reports

In light of the Clarksville’s recent rabies scare, members of the Town Council again discussed what to do, if anything, with the people who feed the feral cat populations around…

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Girls find tournament success

SoVaNow.com / January 02, 2014
The Halifax County High School girls’ varsity hoops squad has a bolt of confidence after rolling to the championship of the Holiday Classic.

The Comets are back to .500, with a 5-5 mark.

Halifax County showed good scoring balance, with three double figure scorers in the win over Gretna. Lakia Martin had 10, Alexia Tucker had 13 and Brittany Boxley had 15.

HCHS had two double figure scorers in the championship classic win over Person, with Tucker scoring 13 and Boxley, ten.

Tucker had 26 points in the two nights, while Boxley had 25 points.

HCHS had double figure scoring in three of eight quarters in the Classic, including 20 in the second period of the opening night win against Gretna.

The Comet defense proved to be effective against Gretna. The Lady Hawks had only one second half field goal in the Friday night loss.

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