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South Boston Police catch up with suspect

Miss Virginia shines at Miss America Pageant

Courtney Garrett, whose grandfather lives in Halifax County, is first runner-up

Spirits of the past

In the 1920s and 1930s, if you lived in Franklin County, most likely you were in involved in the county’s biggest industry — making illegal whiskey or moonshine.

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12 runners, 208 miles, 36 hours, no sleep

Recently, a group of twelve local runners took on the challenge of participating in the Blue Ridge Relay. A grueling, two hundred plus mile relay spanning two days, mountainous terrain,…

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Jayvee girls fall to William Fleming

SoVaNow.com / January 24, 2013
William Fleming defeated the Halifax County High School jayvee girls’ team, 62-17, in district action Tuesday in the Roanoke.

Ghanija Gooden led the Comet girls with seven points, while Timonee McCargo and Mecca Carter had three apiece.

Fleming had a strong offensive outing and led 19-4 at the end of the first period. Fleming led 27-11 in the second period.

HCHS had a tough night offensively, going without a field goal in the third period and nailing down two baskets in the fourth period.

HCHS continues its district season against PH tonight.

Fleming finished with eight players adding to its scoring total.

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