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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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Lion roll in opener

SoVaNow.com / November 19, 2012
James Smith Jr. had 19 points, including some crowd-pleasing offensive moves, and the HCMS Lions boys’ basketball team cruised past Bonner Thursday, 46-27.

Seven Lions scored, as Jayke Dabbs added nine. Jordan Williams and Stephan Chandler had six apiece.

The Lions powered to a quality start, leading 16-1 in the first period.

Smith had five points and Chandler added four. The Lions added ten points, as HCMS rolled to a 26-13 lead at halftime. The Lions stretched the lead to 32-23 at the end of three periods and won handily.

Halifax connected on two three-pointers, as Dabbs and Smith had one apiece, and finished 4-for-11 from the foul line.

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