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Mecklenburg trustees tap interim school superintendent

Trustees on the Mecklenburg County School Board named Dr. Janet C. Crawley as part-time temporary interim Superintendent of Schools at a special meeting Thursday night, June 25. Crawley, who takes…

Black bear cub makes escape through South Boston

Residents of Traver Avenue in South Boston received a furry bundle of excitement early Thursday afternoon — a small black bear cub that scampered down the street, headed for the…

Charleston murders spur change, debate – and no more Conferederate flag making in town

Responding to national uproar in the wake of last week’s mass murder at a Charleston, S.C. African-American church, Annin Flagmakers announced Tuesday that it will stop producing and selling Confederate…

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Pre-Majors fall in opener

SoVaNow.com / July 28, 2014
The South Boston-Halifax County Dixie Pre-Majors dropped a 17-10 decision to Texas in first round action at the Dixie World Series in Chipley, Fla.

Virginia played Louisiana Sunday.

Texas took a 2-0 lead, and the locals tied it 2-2. Texas later led Virginia 7-2. The local all-stars scored three runs to cut the lead to 7-5. Texas added three to extend its lead to 10-5.

Then the local all-stars fashioned a terrific rally and tied the game in the bottom of the sixth.

Texas then made a rally and scored seven runs in the top of the seventh.

Virginia could not score in the bottom of the seventh, and Texas held on for the win.

The Virginia Pre-Majors tied the game twice.

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