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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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Three Lady Comets earn WVD honors

SoVaNow.com / February 18, 2013
Three members of the Halifax County High School girls varsity basketball team earned all-Western Valley district honors, gaining either second team or honorable mention recognition.

Junior Alexia Tucker was a second team all-WVD pick, the lone HCHS player to be so recognized. Two more Comets earned honorable mention recognition: junior Janiyah Logan and sophomore Brittani Boxley.

Franklin County coach Anne Crutchfield is the WVD coach of the year, and FCHS senior Charmaine Hairston was the player of the year.

The first team included Hairston, William Fleming seniors Ryjae Anderson and KeAshe Hayes, FCHS junior Zarkia Mattox, PH senior Jewell Parfitt; Fleming sophomore Desiree Keeling and FCHS sophomore Miranda Crockett.

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