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Emily Carol Seat, Benjamin Joseph Wittman to wed - The Gazette-Virginian
Bob and Patricia Seat of South Boston announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Carol Seat, of Newport, Tennessee, to Benjamin Joseph Wittman of Newport, son of Linda Wittman of Fairfield, Ohio, and the late Larry Wittman.
Motorcycle club revved up to honor centenarian - The Gazette-Virginian
Only a few Buffalo Soldiers are left today, and Halifax County is proud to be home to one of these fine gentlemen who is celebrating his 100th birthday today. Raymond Shelton continues to share his experience as a Buffalo Soldier, a member of one of the ...
LETTER: Vaccinations for your dog and cat - The Gazette-Virginian
Dogs and cats are exposed to various infectious diseases on a daily basis. By vaccinating your pets, you will help protect them so they can live long, healthy lives. This allows current online subscribers access to unlimited content. Please create a new ...
PAULA I. BRYANT: Happy anniversary Social Security - The Gazette-Virginian
This past Thursday marked the 79th anniversary of the enactment of Social Security, and with any luck, my husband will be able to start drawing some of what he has paid in beginning next year. I’ve got my fingers crossed it’s going to last another 79 ...
DOUG FORD: Class clown - The Gazette-Virginian
It’s been a week since the tragic death of Robin Williams, an American comedy icon if there ever was one. Ironically, many of us point to his dramatic movie roles as the ones they most remember, rather than the frenetic and improvisational comedy ...
David Clayton Cook - The Gazette-Virginian
Mr. David Clayton Cook of 2137 Winns Creek Road, Halifax, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at the age of 62. He was born in Halifax County on Dec. 25, 1951 to Rosa Hamlett Cook and the late Clayton Henry Cook. He was married to Carolyn Granger Cook. Mr. Cook ...
Suspect sought in Apple Market break-in - The Gazette-Virginian
Halifax County authorities are searching for a suspect who broke into the Apple Market in Cluster Springs early Tuesday morning and stole $2,800 worth of cigarettes. According to Halifax County Sheriff Fred S. Clark, someone threw a large rock through the ...
Gasperini defends Halifax Country Club championship - The Gazette-Virginian
If not panicking when falling behind in an important match is the sign of a maturing golfer, then Peter Gasperini is rapidly approaching that that threshold. The Halifax County High School senior and mainstay on the Comets golf team overcame a four-stroke ...
Tractor driving brothers arrive in Indiana - The Gazette-Virginian
Brothers Wayne and Lloyd Smith have safely reached their destination in Portland, Indiana, and are now enjoying the Tri-State Ford Tractor Show, reports Wayne’s son, Carl Smith. The pair arrived in Portland around 5 p.m. Monday after setting off on their ...
Fire destroys trash truck fleet; no foul play suspected - The Gazette-Virginian
An early Saturday morning fire destroyed Halifax County’s fleet of trash trucks and left Public Works Director Ricky Nelson scrambling to devise a plan to collect the 28,000 county residents’ refuse in coming months. Two 2001 Volvos, a 2010 Autocar and ...