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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.

Mecklenburg County, Boydton looking for funds to upgrade plant

Help sought with $4 million cost

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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 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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