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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 soccer routs Russell, improves to 5-2

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Leon Marino makes a stop against Prince Edward Wednesday.
SoVaNow.com / October 08, 2012
The HCMS soccer team improved to 5-2 on the season Thursday, after an 8-0 win at Russell.

The Lions led 7-0 at the half. HCMS got strong offensive production in the first period. Jax Bosiger scored with three minutes gone, and again at the 4:49 mark. Kenneth Harris scored at the 14 minute mark, while Gavin Bridgers connected with 19 minutes gone.

Nick Rosche scored at the 22-minute mark. Jamar Harris scored at the 26 minute mark of the first half and Bridgers connected with 28 minutes elapsed.

Grant Nichols had the lone second half goal for the Lions.

Earlier, on Wednesday, HCMS lost to Prince Edward, 2-1. HCMS outplayed PE and had a 37-8 edge on shots on goal. But two defensive breakdowns proved costly in the loss.



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