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South Boston Police catch up with suspect

Miss Virginia shines at Miss America Pageant

Courtney Garrett, whose grandfather lives in Halifax County, is first runner-up

Spirits of the past

In the 1920s and 1930s, if you lived in Franklin County, most likely you were in involved in the county’s biggest industry — making illegal whiskey or moonshine.

Sports

12 runners, 208 miles, 36 hours, no sleep

Recently, a group of twelve local runners took on the challenge of participating in the Blue Ridge Relay. A grueling, two hundred plus mile relay spanning two days, mountainous terrain,…

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Two dead as plane goes down at Virginia International Raceway

Virginia State Police have confirmed that two persons have died in a plane crash at Virginia International Raceway in Alton. The dead are the pilot of the plane and a passenger.

Not some pipe dream

South Boston News
The work site on U.S. Route 58, across from ABB, where Williams Transco has stored materials for the 100-mile natural gas pipeline from Chatham to Brunswick.
Construction begins on Williams Transco natural gas pipeline, with South Boston as the staging area for hundreds of workers

Case against Womack rests on doctored payroll records

South Boston News
Earl Womack
Special prosecutor: Indictments are for $1,622 in funds allegedly taken

Schools get mixed report card from state

Three of Halifax County’s nine public schools achieved state accreditation: Clays Mill Elementary, Cluster Springs Elementary and Halifax County High School.

Halifax County man looks back at the exploits of the Red Ball Express

South Boston News
Wallace Terry
African-American dominated unit made possible the Allied army advance from Normandy to Berlin

Miss Virginia shines at Miss America Pageant

Courtney Garrett, whose grandfather lives in Halifax County, is first runner-up

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