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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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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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