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Man sentenced to year in prison on drug count

Ten arrested, seven more sought in drug, firearms sweep

A long-term investigation has resulted in the arrest of 10 individuals in the Southside Virginia region on approximately 31 drug and firearm charges.

Victim identified in July 6 death in La Crosse

The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office has identified Jessica Stroud, 35, of Waynesboro as the victim in a July 6 death in La Crosse that police describe as suspicious.


Halifax routed by Mecklenburg in pre-majors state tournament





Jayvee girls down Bassett 38-21

South Boston News / January 10, 2019
The Halifax County High School jayvee girls’ basketball team defeated Bassett, 38-21, Tuesday.

Halifax had 11 points from Savianna Bailey and eight from Alyssa Glassock.

The key proved to be a 13-0 run in the third period. Halifax had nine points in the first period, nine more in the second, and then the Comet girls erupted in the third.

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