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Move over, Mississippi: cotton crop takes root in Southside Virginia

Compared to Southside Virginia’s big cash crop in tobacco, King Cotton is, well, kind of puny.

Stolen guns found at Clarksville area home

Clarksville Council mulls response to feral cats amid rabies reports

In light of the Clarksville’s recent rabies scare, members of the Town Council again discussed what to do, if anything, with the people who feed the feral cat populations around…

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Owen commits to continue softball playing career at Averett University


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Varsity girls shut out by Franklin County

SoVaNow.com / April 18, 2013
The Halifax County High School varsity girls soccer team had a tough outing at Franklin County Tuesday night.

The Comets dropped a 7-0 decision, falling to 5-3 overall and 2-2 in the district.

Halifax gave up an early goal in the first minute in Rocky Mount, but then played a fairly competitive first half the rest of the way. FCHS led, 3-0, at halftime.

FCHS then added two more goals in the next 20 minutes, and then the Comets became tired near the end.

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