Erin Thackston works for the Halifax County Virginia Tourism Department at the South Boston-Halifax County Visitor Center. She loves living in South Boston and appreciates the balance, lifestyle, and easy pace that her charming small town provides. She and her family are always on the lookout for a good adventure and share lots of fun times in their Halifax County home. Erin is also known as SoVA Mom and can be found blogging at
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My wife and I run Oak Grove Plantation Bed & Breakfast in Cluster Springs. I am a retired journalist with Associated Press, U.S. News & World Report and the Kiplinger Editors in Washington. Currently I sing in the Washington Men's Camerata in Washington, D.C., except in summer, when I have been in some Prizery productions in South Boston.

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