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Renovations progressing at Southern Virginia Advanced Manufacturing Center - The Gazette-Virginian
Renovations continue on Phase II construction at the entrance and parking area of the Southern Virginia Advanced Manufacturing Center (former Daystrom building) and are expected to be complete in September. According to Halifax County Industrial ...
Helen Whitt Sanford - The Gazette-Virginian
Mrs. Helen Whitt Sanford, age 82, of 10168 Virgilina Road, Roxboro, North Carolina, died Thursday afternoon, July 24, 2014, at her home. Mrs. Sanford was a native of Halifax County and was the daughter of the late Caleb Chappel and Annie Hudson Whitt.
Horace Vernon Murray - The Gazette-Virginian
The Rev. Horace Vernon Murray, born March 15, 1930, passed into his heavenly home on July 25, 2014. He was born to Rev. Richard and Dale Bridges Murray in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He worked for International Harvester Company where he was known ...
Randolph Marshall Guthrie - The Gazette-Virginian
The family and friends of Randolph Marshall Guthrie celebrated his life as they mourned his death on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at MCV in Richmond. A solid member of the Greatest Generation, Ran’s life is a legacy of love, service and devotion to his ...
Four adults, one juvenile nabbed in Mi Carreta burglary - The Gazette-Virginian
Four adults and a juvenile were arrested Friday in connection with a burglary that occurred early that morning at Mi Carreta located on Halifax Road in Centerville, according to South Boston Police Capt. B. K. Lovelace. Tineque P. Watson, 24, of Danville ...
SoBo man charged with multiple counts of fraud, defrauding - The Gazette-Virginian
A 53-year-old South Boston man faces multiple charges of obtaining with intent to defraud and fraud by false pretense, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records. Anthony Antonio Rogers of Bill Tuck Highway was charged with four felony counts ...
Woman pleads to burglary and assault charges - The Gazette-Virginian
A 35-year-old South Boston woman, Sharon Monique Bruce, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor for the simple assault and battery of Chalissa Ferguson and Johnny Thaxton while part of a mob, felony burglary of the dwelling of Ferguson and misdemeanor ...
Arrest made after car fire - The Gazette-Virginian
A 54-year-old South Boston man has been charged with manufacturing, possessing or using a fire bomb or explosive material or device following a car fire that occurred Thursday at American Pride on Wilborn Avenue in South Boston, according to South Boston ...
Local African-American leaders honored - The Gazette-Virginian
Seven local African-Americans were honored with a reception on Friday for their achievements as the most influential and respected African-American leaders in South Boston/Halifax County. Dozens attended the Gallery of Greatness dinner held at Washington ...
Storm brings isolated damage - The Gazette-Virginian
Powerful afternoon thunderstorms brought much-needed rainfall to some areas of Halifax County on Thursday but warnings for tornado and severe thunderstorms to others. Chris Fisher of the National Weather Service in Blacksburg said Friday a tornado warning ...