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Teen passenger dies in Old Cox Road crash

READY TO RUMBLE

Dozens of tractors paraded through the streets of South Boston on Saturday morning to preview the upcoming Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival, set for May 7-8 at the…

Child porn bring 20 year prison term

A South Boston man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after being found guilty in January of 11 charges of possession of child pornography and computer trespass.

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Bluestone takes 7-6 thriller on walk-off hit in eighth inning


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Barbara Jean Thorpe

SoVaNow.com / April 21, 2010
Barbara Jean Thorpe, 53, of Greenville, N.C. and formerly of Chase City, died April 4, 2010. She was a science teacher at P. S. Jones Middle School in Washington, N.C., a member of First Christian Church and a member of the North Carolina Teachers Association. She is survived by her mother, Alma Thorpe of Stuart, a sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Travis Lacks of Stuart, several aunts, uncles and cousins. A funeral was conducted at Wood Funeral Chapel Saturday, April 10 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Steve Hayes and Rev. George Herder officiating. Interment followed in Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery. Contributions may be made to First Christian Church, c/o Nora Hoyle, 175 Bailey Dr., Chase City, VA 23924. Wood Funeral Service, Chase City, is serving the family. Online condolences may be sent to http://www.woodfuneralservice.com.

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