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Miss Virginia shines at Miss America Pageant

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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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O-Zone action begins Friday

SoVaNow.com / July 05, 2013
The Dixie Youth district 2 O-Zone baseball tournament begins Friday night at the Day Complex.

Opening ceremonies are set for 6 p.m.

The first game is set for 6:30 p.m., with South Boston National meeting South Boston American.

Only three teams are involved, so there is one game per night.

Saturday’s schedule features a game two matchup between South Boston American and Scottsburg. Saturday’s game starts at 7 p.m.

Sunday’ game three, features South Boston National vs. Scottsburg, at 7 p.m.

After Sunday’s action, if there are three teams remaining with one loss, a drawing will be held for the bye to game five. The other two teams will play game four Monday at 7 p.m.

If only two teams remain after Sunday, they will play game four Monday and game five Tuesday, if necessary.

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