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South Boston Police catch up with suspect

Miss Virginia shines at Miss America Pageant

Courtney Garrett, whose grandfather lives in Halifax County, is first runner-up

Spirits of the past

In the 1920s and 1930s, if you lived in Franklin County, most likely you were in involved in the county’s biggest industry — making illegal whiskey or moonshine.

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12 runners, 208 miles, 36 hours, no sleep

Recently, a group of twelve local runners took on the challenge of participating in the Blue Ridge Relay. A grueling, two hundred plus mile relay spanning two days, mountainous terrain,…

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Lions continue to improve in soccer

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Jax Bosiger watches the ball during Halifax County Middle School soccer action Tuesday. Bosiger had three goals in the Lions’ 9-0 win over Central. (David Conner II photo)
SoVaNow.com / September 26, 2013
The Halifax County Middle School soccer team continues to make progress this season.

The Lion soccer squad improved to 4-1, following a lopsided 9-0 win over Charlotte Central Tuesday. CC has a very young team, including mostly sixth graders.

Scoring contributions came throughout the lineup.

Spencer Hargrave, Grant Nichols, Keeley Nelson, Izzy Roche, John Knouse, and D.J. Giegerich had goals for Halifax. Jax Bosiger added three goals.

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