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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).
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Leaf-burning spirals out of control; person responsible may be liable for damage after violating 4 p.m. ban
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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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The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.
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Jayvees jump on Eagles, hold on for win
SoVaNow.com / February 04, 2013Halifax County High School used a 7-0 run that started at the end of the third quarter and lasted into the final stanza en route to a 49-43 Western Valley District boys’ junior varsity basketball victory over Franklin County at Samuel M. Hawkins-Central Gymnasium.
With the win, the Comets avenge an earlier-season loss to the Eagles, who dropped their fourth straight game.
Halifax ends its 2012-13 season with the triumph.
The score was even at 32 until the Comets began their game-deciding run. Each team netted 15 points in the fourth quarter.
FCHS led 13-5 after the first quarter.
Halifax took the second stanza 14-6 to produce a 19-19 stalemate at intermission.
The Comets converted 14 field goals, five of which were 3-pointers, and 16 of 29 from the free-throw line.
Jarvis Owens led Halifax with 12 points and Will Miller tallied 10.
Also scoring were Justin Penick with nine points, Kion Tucker with seven, Quentin Jones with six, Nick Jones and Kory Lemon each with two and Jalen Beck with one.
Owens and Miller each swished two 3-pointers and Penick hit one.
FCHS made 11 field goals, three of which were 3-pointers, and was 18 of 25 from the free-throw line.
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