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Black bear spotted walking streets in Halifax

HALIFAX, Va. (WFXR) — A black bear was spotted roaming the streets of Halifax, according to police. The Halifax Police Department says multiple sightings of the bear were reported on Wednesday, June 29, specifically in the area of Houston Street and Snead Lane. Police stated earlier that they are aware of the bear, and would […]
HALIFAX, VA
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South Boston hotel springs back to life

A steady stream of developers considered purchasing South Boston’s long-shuttered John Randolph Hotel during the past decade, but none sealed the deal until Julian and Karie Brittano toured the downtown property last fall. This spring, the couple’s High Point, North Carolina-based firm, The Brittano Group Inc., and its subsidiary,...
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NASCAR National Points Leader Layne Riggs Ready to Face the Competition in Saturday’s Thunder Road Harley-Davidson 200 at South Boston Speedway

NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series national points leader and South Boston Speedway points leader Layne Riggs is excited and ready to face the competition in the 200-lap NASCAR Late Model Stock Car Division race that headlines Saturday night’s Thunder Road 200 presented by Grand Atlantic Ocean Resort at South Boston Speedway.
SOUTH BOSTON, VA
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Brookneal man competes on American Ninja Warrior

Josiah Singleton, a native of Brookneal, is competing in his third season of the NBC contest program, American Ninja Warrior. The show presents contestants with obstacle courses and chances to move on to higher levels of competition. “It’s an obstacle course that athletes get invited to and get to run,”...
BROOKNEAL, VA
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Virginia Woman Injured in Buchanan County Crash Tuesday

A Virginia woman suffered injuries in a Buchanan County crash Tuesday morning. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred around 10:20 Tuesday morning on I-29, two miles south of Faucett, as a vehicle driven by 46-year-old Chase City, Virginia resident Amy J. Schiffer headed southbound. Troopers say Schiffer’s...
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NASCAR's Layne Riggs ready to face the competition Saturday at South Boston

SOUTH BOSTON — NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series national points leader and South Boston Speedway points leader Layne Riggs is excited and ready to face the competition in the 200-lap NASCAR Late Model Stock Car Division race that headlines Saturday night’s Thunder Road 200 presented by Grand Atlantic Ocean Resort at South Boston Speedway.
SOUTH BOSTON, VA
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EGRA comes up short in winners' bracket

Saturday’s action began at Ray Williams Field as Emporia’s Coach-Pitch team took on Clarksville. The home team got off to a hot start with a three-run first inning behind hits from Gabriel Fields, Liam Barton, and Taylor Phillips. However, from that moment on, the visitors quickly took control of the contest, as Clarksville scored seven runs in the next half-inning and never looked back.
EMPORIA, VA

Huge Entry List, New Format, Dazzling Fireworks, Free Fan Fest Bring Excitement to Thunder Road Harley-Davidson 200 at South Boston Speedway

The largest entry list in years, a new format, a dazzling post-race Fourth of July fireworks display and a free Friday night Fan Fest are all part of South Boston Speedway’s premier showcase NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Model Stock Car Division event, the Thunder Road Harley-Davidson 200 presented by Grand Atlantic Ocean Resort, set for 7 p.m. Saturday night, July 2.
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One man dead in eight victim shooting in Sutherlin

A Danville man is dead after a shooting early Sunday morning at 1220 Kerns Church Road in Sutherlin that involved a total of eight victims. Jerome Jaheim White, 20, of Danville, died at a Roanoke hospital. The cause and manner of his death is pending a report from the medical examiner's office.
SUTHERLIN, VA
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Wright's walk-off single pushes EGRA past Clarksville

When Emporia’s Justin Wright stepped to the plate with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning of Friday’s contest against Clarksville he did not want the contest to go into extra innings. Teammate Bentley Featherstun was standing on third base representing the winning run. Wright delivered with an infield grounder and beat the throw to first base and Featherstun crossed home plate pushing the EGRA squad to joyous celebration with 10-9 opening night win.
CLARKSVILLE, VA
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Clarksville graduate earns Dean’s List spot at Coastal Carolina University

CONWAY, SC—More than 2,000 undergraduate students at Coastal Carolina University were named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2022 semester, including Sophie Sherwood, a Intelligence & National Security Studies, Sustainability and Coastal Resilience major from Clarksville, VA (23927). Students who make the Dean's List have achieved a grade point average between 3.5-3.99 for the semester.
CLARKSVILLE, VA
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