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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 take Bluestone 2-1 in soccer

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D.J. Geigerich, 17, and Grant Nichols go after the ball late in the second half of the Halifax County Middle School soccer team’s match against Bluestone. The Lions scored twice in the second half to get the 2-1 win.
SoVaNow.com / September 23, 2013
The Halifax County Middle School soccer team defeated Bluestone, 2-1, in conference action Thursday.

HC and Bluestone battled to a scoreless tie at halftime.

Bluestone scored first in the second half, but the Lions rallied with a crisp goal showing excellent teamwork, followed by a penalty kick for the winning score. Jax Bosiger scored the winning goal on the penalty kick.

HCMS is 3-1, with a loss to Park View standing as the only blemish in this game.

Assistant coach Mat Robinson commended Grant Nichols for outstanding teamwork, making his passes, and showing good ability to control the middle of the field. Ben Harris did a good job defensively, while Jose Coronado had multiple shots on goal that barely missed early in the match.

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