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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 fall to Russell 29-22

SoVaNow.com / January 28, 2013
The Halifax County Middle School girls hoopsters lost to Russell Thursday, 29-22.

Russell had the edge from the start, leading 9-3 at the end of the first period. HCMS got only one field goal in the period.

Halifax rallied with a nine-point second period, but still trailed, 17-12, at the half.

Russell led, 22-19, at the end of three periods, as the defenses dominated. Halifax got outscored in the final period, as the Lion girls did not sink a field goal.

Shadajah Davis led the Lion girls with nine.













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