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  1. It's official: November race between Cockburn, GarrettRead the original story

    May 7, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Vowing to lead a grassroots campaign to victory, Democratic candidate Leslie Cockburn accepted the party's nomination Saturday in Farmville to take on first-term Republican congressman Tom Garrett in the November election. Cockburn, a former 60 Minutes producer and print journalist who is making her first run for public office, accepted the party's nomination after securing more than enough delegates in local caucuses to claim the Democratic nomination on the first ballot.

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  2. Dems turn to Cockburn in 5thRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Cockburn, a Rappahannock County resident and first-time candidate, is seeking to unseat one-term GOP incumbent Tom Garrett in the Republican-leaning 5th, which was last represented by a Democrat in 2008 when Tom Perriello won an upset victory over then-Rep. Virgil Goode. Democrats are hoping lightning will strike twice amid a national political environment that threatens Republican control of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate.

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  3. Halifax Dems offer support to Cockburn at Monday caucusRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Democratic caucus on Monday night drew 153 participants who expressed their preference for a nominee to take on 5th District Republican congressman Tom Garrett in the fall midterm election. Halifax Democrats handed the lion's share of the county's 11 delegates to Leslie Cockburn, an investigative journalist-turned-politician who has emerged as the frontrunner in the race to become the Democratic candidate on the Nov. 6 ballot.

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  4. Charges ensue as deputies step up patrolsRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County Democrats will caucus tonight, Apr. 16 to elect delegates to the May 5th Fifth District convention in Farmville, where party members will choose a nominee among four candidates The News & Record claimed five awards - including three first-place honors - in the Virginia Press Association's 2017 News and Editorial Contest recognizing the year's best journalism in Virginia. Deputies in Mecklenburg County are stepping up patrols in an effort to make the roadways in this area safer for drivers.

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  5. Drug court produces first graduates, and high hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County Democrats will caucus tonight, Apr. 16 to elect delegates to the May 5th Fifth District convention in Farmville, where party members will choose a nominee among four candidates The News & Record claimed five awards - including three first-place honors - in the Virginia Press Association's 2017 News and Editorial Contest recognizing the year's best journalism in Virginia. Retired Circuit Judge Joel Cunningham, who spearheaded Halifax County's drug court program, and Freda Holliday, right, who has implemented it, posed with new graduates Valerie Hamlett and Maurice Harris Thursday.

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  6. CrossRoads opens new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County Democrats will caucus tonight, Apr. 16 to elect delegates to the May 5th Fifth District convention in Farmville, where party members will choose a nominee among four candidates The News & Record claimed five awards - including three first-place honors - in the Virginia Press Association's 2017 News and Editorial Contest recognizing the year's best journalism in Virginia. The exterior of CrossRoads Ford South Boston and the indoor showroom.

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  7. Halifax Democrats hold caucus tonightRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County Democrats will caucus tonight to elect delegates to the May 5th Fifth District convention in Farmville, where party members will choose among four candidates seeking to unseat incumbent Republican Congressman Tom Garrett in the November general election. Halifax is among four local Democratic committees that will hold caucuses tonight.

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  8. Local Democrats invited to attend Apr. 21 caucusRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Del Pool of South Boston was fishing for crappy on Buggs Island Lake near Clarksville Monday when he hauled in what is likely to be a record-setting Freshwater Drum. In the run-up to the 5th District convention on May 5 to select the Democratic Party's candidate for Congress, the Mecklenburg County Democratic Committee is hosting an Assembled Caucus.

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  9. First-time candidates vie to take on Garrett in November mid-termsRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Four first-time candidates for the Democratic nomination in the 5th Congressional District are vying to unseat first-term Republican incumbent Tom Garrett in the November mid-term election. Leslie Cockburn, Ben Cullop, Roger Dean Hoffstetler and Andrew Sneathern are each hoping to win the nomination to take on Garrett in the Nov. 6 general election.

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  10. Sentara Halifax earns 'C' on safety reviewRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital has earned a "C" grade on on the latest national evaluation of hospital safety released by The Leapfrog Group, which twice a year reviews 2,632 U.S. hospitals on a wide range of patient safety measures. The grade by the local hospital puts it on par with some other hospitals in the region, including Danville Regional Medical Center and Memorial Hospital of Martinsville, which have combined to form SOVAH Health.

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