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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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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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