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Fire chiefs make case to raise taxes for hard pressed departments

Calls may come into one of the county’s 12 volunteer fire departments reporting a blaze. But if there’s no one available to drive the fire truck, that’s a problem.

Police urge caution with prom coming up Saturday

Vending machines hit by vandals Tuesday


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Peters takes Showdown win

Timothy Peters avoided a spinning Lee Pulliam on the final lap of the green-white-checkered finish to claim his first win in the charity race.

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Jayvees fall to Eagles

SoVaNow.com / April 18, 2013
The Franklin County jayvee baseball team stuck a two-run rally in the sixth inning and defeated Halifax County High School, 5-4, in Rocky Mount Tuesday.

HCHS scored twice in the first inning, with Dustin Fears delivering a key triple.

Arthur Watts doubled and Jake Hughes singled in the fifth for HCHS, which got its third run in that frame.

Halifax added its final run in the sixth, as Colby Grissom doubled and FCHS had an error.

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