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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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Two tournaments coming to Complex

SoVaNow.com / July 18, 2013
The Virginia Dixie Junior Boys state baseball tournament is coming to the Day Complex this weekend.

There are three teams involved - Franklin County, Carroll County and Halifax County.

Franklin County meets Carroll County in the tournament opener at 6 p.m. Friday.

Host Halifax County squares off against Carroll County at 1 p.m. in game two. Halifax County meets Franklin County in the third game Sunday at 2 p.m.

Game four will be held Monday, at 5 p.m. Game five, if necessary, will immediately follow.

The winner of the state moves on to World Series play in Columbus, Ga., Aug. 3-7.

Also this weekend, the Virginia Dixie Boys 14-year-old state tournament will be played at the Day Complex.

Buckingham and Goochland will be the East representatives, while Pulaski and Galax will represent the West.

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