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Mecklenburg school administrator departs for Isle of Wight

Mecklenburg County assistant superintendent of schools Heather Tuck has resigned, following former superintendent James Thornton to Isle of Wight Schools.

Belk buyers stress desire to build on its traditions

Charlotte, N.C. retailer with local store – and historic South Boston ties – sells to private equity firm for $3 bill

Cancer Association moves to new Halifax office

Main Street location acquired with the help of late anonymous patient

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Dragons still the Kings, by a whisker

Park View gridders lay claim to county bragging rights with late comeback to thwart Barons

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Pre-Majors finish World Series with 2-2 record

SoVaNow.com / July 31, 2014
The South Boston-Halifax County Dixie Pre-Majors had a strong World Series run in Chipley, Fla.

The locals finished fifth with a 2-2 record for the series.

Florida took an early 3-0 lead Monday and then eliminated Virginia, 10-0, after a four-hour rain delay.

Despite the loss, Virginia picked up two quality wins.

Virginia pinned a 6-4 loss on Louisiana the second day. Tripp Bennett worked most of the game on the mound and Ben Major relieved when Bennett reached his pitching totals.

The local all-stars also defeated Alabama, 7-1, after breaking open a close game with a strong sixth inning rally.

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