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South Boston man gets jail time on drug charges

Vernon Hill man dies in motorcycle crash

A Vernon Hill man was killed Friday afternoon when the motorcycle he was operating slid off the gravel shoulder of State Route 360 and crashed.

Smoker tax runs into flak as South Boston puts off action

South Boston Town Council on Monday night put off action on a proposed 25 cent-per-pack cigarette tax after a number of speakers at a public hearing criticized the levy as…

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Moore earns all-state baseball honors

Comet senior outfielder named to second team

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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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