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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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Lions pick up sweep over Wyatt

SoVaNow.com / April 22, 2013
The Halifax County Middle School baseball team took a doubleheader from Wyatt Wednesday, 5-3 and 18-6.

Halifax jumped all over Wyatt in the 18-6 win, game two. Pitchers Clay Lloyd, Will Scheier and Alex Lowery combined on a three-hitter, while fanning four.

The key inning was the second, when Halifax belted out 14 runs on 10 hits.

Tyler Duffer went 3-for-3 with three runs scored and an RBI. Matt Ratliff went two-for-two with two RBI and a run scored. Dawson Watts went two-for-two with three runs scored and a pair of RBI. Lowery went two-for-two with three runs scored and an RBI.

Earlier, Halifax Middle School manufactured a 5-3 win.

The scoring surge came in the third, as Halifax scored four runs on four hits. Brayden Moore and Scheier combined on a three-hitter for the win, with Moore fanning three and Scheier one.

Tyler Duffer delivered a key, two-run single in the third. Andrew Abbott had a RBI double to spark the comeback third.

Lloyd added an RBI single in the fourth.

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