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Service set Friday for late Councilman Billy Clarke

Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in Route 501 hit-and-run

Virginia State Police are investigating a Friday morning hit-and-run in northern Halifax County at the Staunton River and Campbell County line that sent a pedestrian to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.…

Remains of Emma Compton Layne identified; leads sought in homicide

Human remains found in the Nathalie area in November have been positively identified as those of Emma Compton Layne of Cody, who has been missing since June 20, 2017.


One Dixie for all

Scottsburg merges with Halifax County Dixie Youth to form one countywide league





Hitesburg News for Oct. 24, 2013 / October 23, 2013

Sunday, call to worship was “Learning to Lean” by the choir at Hitesburg Baptist Church. The Reverend Mike Riley read the announcements and welcomed everyone. Hymn was “I’ll Fly Away.” Prayer time ended with a prayer from the Deacon of the Week, James Hart. Hymn was “When We All Get to Heaven.” Choir special was “Sweet Beulah Land.” Everyone fellowshipped with one another while Deborah Pulliam, pianist/organist, played a couple of verses. The Rev. Riley brought the sermon entitiled “In Order to Be His Disciple.” Scripture came from Luke 14:25-33, Phillipians 1:29, Hebrews 4:13 and Luke 9:59-60. Hymn was “The Way of the Cross Leads Home.” Visitors at HBC Sunday included Cale Newton, Tyler Newton and Nate Newton.

Ruth Overby visited Alice Loftis, Norma Elliott and Annie Sue Overby throughout the week. Sunday, Ruth enjoyed lunch with Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Cranfill at their home.

Last Tuesday, Norma Elliott and Carolyn Overbey went to Tereasa Baptist Church in Roxboro for the revival service. Friday evening, Mitzie Waller, Sam Parham, Ruth Overby and Norma went to Danville Community College to hear some music.

Friday, Haley Overby, Annie Sue Overby and Carissa Overby visited Beth.

Friday evening, Carissa Overby, Janie Newton, Haley Overby and Colby Newton visited Annie Sue Overby. Jade Overby spent the weekend with her friend, MacKenzie. Monday, Vicki Overby and Annie Sue visited Janie Keeton and Lady.

Abraham Tillotson went to see the Harvesters and the Satterfields perform some gospel music at McCanless United Methodist church in South Boston Saturday evening.

Layne and Laura Arrington and Parker Arrington visited with Mr. and Mrs. Dean Elliott and Taylor Elliott Sunday afternoon. The Reverend Lee Merck was an overnight guest of Dean and Ann Sunday.

Delores Hamlett and Rocki Hamlett spent some time with Charlie Conner and some of their other friends Sunday afternoon.

Remember the sick, lost and those who have lost loved ones including the Helen Poole family, the Kim Bosinger family, the Jesse Spencer Sr. family, the Kathleen Peters family, the Charlotte Lloyd family, the Tommy Wolfe family and the Ricky Martin Sr. family. Remember our great country and the problems in it, the lost/unchurched, HBC, hospital and nursing home patients, people serving on mission, new church leaders and workers, people searching for jobs, Middle East situation and each other as well. Also, remember our troops including Mariah Johns Adkins, Timmy Wilkinson, Brian Seate, Forest Clark, Jonathan Fisher and Dan Elliott, BIRTHDAYS: Angel Wilkins, Betty Hart, Bracen Hart, ANNIVERSARIES: Dennis and Kelly Ballance, Chad and Joni Crain.

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