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3 hrs ago | WCAV

Va. Melon Season Arriving Late but Sweet

Watermelons and cantaloupes are making their seasonal debut in Virginia a week or two behind schedule.

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Related Topix: Virginia State University, Life, Fruits, Food

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Halifax County Teenager Killed in Crash

Halifax Co., VA - State police are investigating an accident in Halifax County that killed one teenager and seriously injured another.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Halifax County Teenager Killed in Crash

Halifax Co., VA - State police are investigating an accident in Halifax County that killed one teenager and seriously injured another.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Va. man dies in rope swing accident on Lake Gaston

Authorities say a 20-year-old Midlothian, Virginia, man has died after an apparent accident on a rope swing at Lake Gaston.

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Related Topix: Midlothian, VA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Elmo Independence Day Parade Draws Crowd From All Over Halifax County

The small community of Elmo in South Boston saw a bigger crowd than it's used to on Friday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, South Boston, VA, Scottsburg, VA

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Tuskegee Airman from Hampton who died Sunday remembered for positive outlook

As a Tuskegee Airman, Grant S. Williams Sr. of Hampton knew the historical struggles of African Americans, and he sometimes felt the sting of racial discrimination firsthand.

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Related Topix: African-American, US Military, US Air Force, Langley Air Force Base

Fri Jun 20, 2014

SoVaNow.com

War comes to the plantation

All things considered, life was good at Black Walnut plantation as Christmas 1862 drew near.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Clover, VA, Charlotte County, VA

SoVaNow.com

'Armageddon in your backyard'

It promises to be a festive occasion, to be sure, but the re-enactment of the Battle of Staunton River Bridge this weekend is serious business for the volunteers who will travel to Southside to bring the Civil War clash to life.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Charlotte County, VA, Halifax, VA, Randolph, VA

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