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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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Tennis boys remains undefeated

SoVaNow.com / March 28, 2013
The unbeaten streak for the Halifax County High School boys’ tennis team continued Tuesday. Halifax doubled up Randolph-Henry, 6-3.

“As a team, we did not play quite as well against them as we did the first time. We seemed to have a hard time getting going today, and at one point were behind in all of the top four singles matches. Still, the guys pulled it together and were all able to play better as the matches progressed. That will be important once we get into the district matches and start playing regular sets,” said coach David Riddle.

“Hatcher’s singles match was very impressive considering the fact that he went to a tiebreak against the same opponent the first time we played. Mentally he played a much better match today and it showed in the result. “We still have alot of work to do, but we are much farther ahead than we were at this point last season,” said Riddle.

HCHS is 5-0 overall and 1-0 in the Western Valley district.

Singles

1. Walker Dunnavant d. Vatsal Lal (HC) 8-0

2. Matthew Williams d. Gannon Griffin (HC) 8-4

3. Jonathan Thomas (HC) d. Jarrett Driskill 8-2

4. Michael Good (HC) d. Brysen Boettcher 8-4

5. Roger Smith (HC) d. Forrest Andrews 8-1

6. Andrew Hatcher (HC) d. Blake Tharpe 8-0

Doubles

1. Dunavant/Williams d. Lal/Griffin (HC) 8-6

2. Good/Smith (HC) d. Justin Lacks/Caleb Trent 8-2

3. Thomas/Forrest Nunn (HC) d. Jerry Stieg/Tyler Dixon-Cifers 8-1





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