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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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Lady Lions considerable success continues

SoVaNow.com / January 16, 2014
The Halifax County Middle School girls basketball team continued to enjoy considerable success Monday night, as the Lions routed Bonner, 31-15.

Six Lions got into the scoring column. Deaundra Jeffress led the pack with nine points, while Sierra Nunn had eight. Aliyah Chandler and JeriLynn Tyler had four apiece.

Akiah Clauden had five for HCMS.

The Lions bolted to an 8-0 lead in the first period and withstood a brief Bonner rally in the second quarter. HCMS outscored Bonner, 8-4, in the third period and pulled away in the final stanza.

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