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Hamlin holds off Keselowski for win at Martinsville - The Gazette-Virginian
MARTINSVILLE — Brad Keselowski did everything he could on the last lap, but it wasn't quite enough. Keselowski shadowed Denny Hamlin's every move over the last 25 laps, but Hamlin held on after contact from Keselowski as they sped through the fourth turn ...
Hilda Overstreet Daniel - The Gazette-Virginian
Mrs. Hilda Overstreet Daniel of South Boston passed away Sunday, March 28, 2015, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born May 27, 1921 in Halifax County and was 93 years old. She was the daughter of the late Jesse Robert Overstreet and the late ...
Reading bench memorializes education supporter, advocate - The Gazette-Virginian
Friends and family members filled the Innovation Center’s Conference Center at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center Friday for the memorial and reading bench unveiling for Hank Bruining. Bruining, who was the Human Resources Manager at Dollar ...
Cup Series stars Hamlin, Ragan, Burton headline 'Showdown' lineup - The Gazette-Virginian
MARTINSVILLE — NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stars Denny Hamlin, David Ragan and Halifax resident Jeb Burton will be joined by 2014 NASCAR XFINITY Series champion Chase Elliott and other celebrity drivers for the April 23 Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown at ...
Burton simply looking to get better - The Gazette-Virginian
MARTINSVILLE — Jeb Burton has had to be a quick study. Having competed in only four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races since being hired by BK Racing just prior to the season-opening Daytona 500 to drive it's No. 26 Toyota, Burton stood 38th in the series ...
Delegates to attend Girls State - The Gazette-Virginian
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 8 has selected 2015 Virginia Girls State Delegates including Sarah Lewis, Paige Nichols, Heather Griles, Kelsey Thomas, Dana Hunt and Emily Slayton to attend Virginia Girls State on the campus of Longwood University in ...
15 volunteers wanted to make wishes of 20 youngsters come true - The Gazette-Virginian
Make a Wish Greater Virginia is looking for dedicated volunteers to help grant the wishes of 20 children in the South Boston area. Make A Wish Great Virginia President and CEO Sheri Lambert hopes to find at least 15 willing volunteers in the area to assist ...
South Boston man faces credit card fraud - The Gazette-Virginian
A 34-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of credit card fraud of more than $200, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records. Steven Anthony Halloren of Philpott Road was charged with the alleged offense that occurred Sept.
SVHEC instructor seriously injured in timber accident - The Gazette-Virginian
Clint Johnson, an instructor in the Product Design and Development program at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center, was seriously injured in a timbering accident last Friday evening. He was airlifted to Duke Trauma Center where he underwent eight ...
Davis duo named Top Team Producer - The Gazette-Virginian
The Honey and Jim Davis team, a sales team with Long & Foster Real Estate, the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States, has been named top producing team for Long & Foster’s South Boston office, located in South Boston.
Nathalie man hurt in wreck - The Gazette-Virginian
A 26-year-old Nathalie man was injured and transported following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Friday at 11:43 p.m. on Ridgeway Road, one-fifth of a mile west of John Run Road. According to an accident report filed by Virginia State Trooper L.V ...
IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Palm Sunday Pontifications - The Gazette-Virginian
“Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is He, humble and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.”~ Zechariah 9:9 This Sunday will mark ...
Planning administrator drops appeal of protective order - The Gazette-Virginian
Halifax County Planning and Zoning Administrator Robert “Robbie” Love has dropped his appeal of a protective order brought against him by Halifax County Finance Director Stephanie Jackson. Love’s counsel, attorney Barbara Queen of Richmond, filed a ...
Pittman sentencing continued - The Gazette-Virginian
Sentencing for Rachel Marie Pittman, who entered an Alford plea in January to attempted first-degree murder of her then 5-month old daughter in April, 2014, has been continued to April 23, according to court records. She was originally scheduled to be ...
Owen escapes ‘Idol’ elimination - The Gazette-Virginian
American Idol contestant Rayvon Owen, who has local ties, barely escaped elimination Wednesday night, but he did and now he will see if he can get enough votes to perform again on Wednesday. He was in the bottom three contestants alongside Maddie Walker ...