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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 find focus against Central

SoVaNow.com / October 10, 2012
The Halifax County Middle School volleyball team dropped its first match to Central Tuesday, but the Lions quickly regained their focus.

HCMS lost game one, 25-15, but prevailed in the next three, by scores of 25-18, 25-22 and 25-13.

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Christy McFadden - 9 serves; Haley Wooding - 9 serves, 1 kill Mackenzie Lawter - 11 serves, 1 assist; Anna Clowdis - played the front well; Olivia Noblin - 4 serves; Leigh-Anne McCormick - played well on the back; Katie Cole - 1 serve; Amber Moore - 14 serves, 2 aces, 2 kills, 2 assists; Calli Neal - 6 serves; Rose Spainhour - 15 serves; Aliyah Chandler - 2 serves; Sierra Nunn - 6 serves, 2 kills; Carol Fears - 1 serve.

“The team did very well to defeat such a skilled team as Central. The girls really had to work as a team and put their skills to play. We look forward to the last three games of the season,” said Lion coach Kacey Whitt.

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