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Gazette wins press awards; Chandler earns best in show, website captures first place - The Gazette-Virginian
Gazette-Virginian Sports Editor Joe Chandler’s sports photo entitled, “Taking a Tumble,” was named Best in Show for non-daily photography at the annual Virginia Press Association Contest Saturday night in Roanoke. The Best in Show award represents ...
Edmunds announces bid for fourth term - The Gazette-Virginian
Since 2008 Del. James Edmunds has represented the 60th District in the Virginia House of Delegate that covers all of Charlotte, Halifax and Prince Edward and a portion of Campbell counties. On Friday, Edmunds announced his intention to run for a fourth ...
Nathalie man apprehended following fatal shooting - The Gazette-Virginian
Halifax County authorities took Larry Jennings of Acorn Road in Nathalie into custody at 9:20 p.m. Saturday in connection with a fatal shooting earlier in the evening. According to Halifax County Sheriff Fred S. Clark, Jennings was apprehended following a ...
Judge William Pierce ‘Billy’ Hay Jr. - The Gazette-Virginian
Judge William Pierce “Billy” Hay Jr. died in his sleep April 15, 2015 from old age. He was born in Henrico County on Dec. 11, 1919 to Nell (Ganzert) and Billy Hay. His survivors include five children, Bill Hay (Barbara Corey) of University Place ...
Rebecca Clardy Blackstock - The Gazette-Virginian
Mrs. Rebecca Clardy Blackstock of South Boston passed away Friday, April 17, 2005, at the Sentara Woodview. She was born July 3, 1921 in Halifax County and was 93 years old. She was the daughter of the late George Richard Clardy and the late Ella Hardie ...
Peggy Ann Foster Hendricks - The Gazette-Virginian
Peggy was born in Campbell County on July 5, 1941. She was the daughter of the late Raymond P. Foster and Annie Puckett Foster. She was a member of Childrey Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Hugh Gray Hendricks, of Nathalie; two sons, Dwayne ...
Town of Halifax outlines rules for Kings Bridge Landing use - The Gazette-Virginian
With the April 24 Kings Bridge Landing dedication and official opening just around the corner, Halifax Town Manager Carl Espy wants to remind citizens of the rules for using the facility. According to Espy, the landing will be opened every day from dawn to ...
SoBo woman charged with following too closely in wreck - The Gazette-Virginian
A 22-year-old South Boston woman was charged with following too closely following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Monday at 5:23 p.m. on Sinai Road at the intersection of Grubby Road. According to an accident report filed by Virginia State Trooper L.
Pittman sentencing continued again - The Gazette-Virginian
Sentencing for Rachel Marie Pittman, who entered an Alford plea in January to the attempted first-degree murder of her then 5-month-year-old daughter in April 2014, has again been continued. Sentencing for Pittman was originally scheduled for March 26 but ...
IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Defining way - The Gazette-Virginian
There is a curious way God has of keeping the old ways and embracing the new ways at the same time. Not like the world does, throwing the baby out with the bathwater so to speak, but in appropriate and balanced ways. The word “way” is hard to define ...
Autumn LeAnne Goode, Justin Mark Wilkerson exchange wedding vows in March 7 ceremony - The Gazette-Virginian
The marriage of Autumn LeAnne Goode to Justin Mark Wilkerson took place March 7, 2015 at Clearview Baptist Church in Henderson, North Carolina. The Rev. Abidan Shah officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Karen Goode of Oxford, North ...
Forrest Hagan Gladstone, John Richard Gregory II set wedding for June 27 - The Gazette-Virginian
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Harper Gladstone of Doswell are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Forrest Hagan Gladstone, to Mr. John Richard Gregory II, son of Ms. Ann Marie Reardon and Mr. Richard Wayne Gregory, both of Richmond.
Main Street United Methodist Church gearing up for yard, bake sale Saturday - The Gazette-Virginian
Main Street United Methodist Church will hold its annual yard and bake sale Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. A variety of items will be for sale including clothes, toys, small appliances, furniture, jewelry, electronics, tools, dishes and linens.
Woman found dead in crash - The Gazette-Virginian
A Virgilina woman was found dead following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday in the 2000 block of Buckshoal Road in Virgilina. According to Virginia State Trooper J. A. Williamson, 71-year-old Katherine Pruitt Elliott was ...
Interviews to begin for library branch manager - The Gazette-Virginian
The search is on for a new branch manager for the South Boston Public Library. Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System Library Board of Trustees will soon begin interviewing candidates for the branch manager job opening at the South Boston Public ...