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Celebrating Easter at sunrise

Numerous churches across Halifax County will be hosting Easter Sunrise Services on Sunday morning to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. Many will begin as early as 6 a.m.

Groups appeal for town funding

Of those appearing before Council, Jewell Medley of the United Way made a first-ever request from her agency for funds. Whereas the UW for years was supported by donations from…

Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

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SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.

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Bernard Clark Jr.

SoVaNow.com / September 11, 2013

Bernard Clark Jr., 70, of Skipwith entered eternal rest Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 at Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center, Emporia. Mr. Clark was born in Mecklenburg County on July 19, 1943 to the late Bernard, Sr. and Bessie Tucker Clark.

He attended the schools of Mecklenburg County and was a member of Rocky Mount Baptist Church. Mr. Clark was a retired farmer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Rosa Ann Bullock and Mary Kate Sturdivant and two brothers, Ben Clark and Willie Lee Sturdivant.

Cherishing his memories are three brothers, John Sturdivant, James Otis Sturdivant and Harold Clark all of Chase City, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

A memorial service was held Saturday, Sept. 7, at the chapel of Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, with Rev. Willie L. Carter Sr. officiating.

Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.harrisfhc.com.

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home.

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