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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.

Stolen guns found at Clarksville area home

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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HC-South allstars fall in Ripken finals

SoVaNow.com / July 23, 2014
The local Halifax County-South Cal Ripken major league all-stars had a strong run in SE regional play in Staunton.

HC-South finished 5-1 and the runner-ups in the tournament.

HC-South won its opener by a 6-2 score over the Staunton. The locals then defeated Winter Park, 6-2, in game two. HC-South defeated Glen Allen, 5-4, in game three. The local all-stars then took out Sweet Water, Ala., with an 11-8 win in game four.

The Virginia champs defeated South Daytona, 7-3, and that victory sent HC-South to the title game. There, the local all-stars fell 9-1 to Sweet Water.

The Alabama squad went on to the Ripken World Series.

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