SOUTH HILL, Va. – The Ivy League of Comedy will present a special Valentine’s Day themed evening of stand-up comedy at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at The Colonial Center. The show will feature four of the nation’s most talented comedians: Carmen Lynch, Kerri Louise, Clayton Fletcher and Shaun Eli. This s…

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