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Tuck Enterprises building on US 360 destroyed by fire

An early morning fire Thursday that totally destroyed the former Tuck Enterprise building on US 360 resulted in an estimated $500,000 loss.

Closing the gap

Using abandoned TV ‘white space,’ high-tech partners provide free educational broadband to 100 area homes – with many more to come

Choice of new Halifax County school chief set for tonight

Trustees meet at HCMS to name Herndon’s successor

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Comets baseball advances in region tourney

Josh Barker delivered the game-winning walk off RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning Friday night, and the Halifax County High School varsity baseball team advanced to Wednesday’s…

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Betty Jean Tanksley

SoVaNow.com / March 20, 2017

Betty Jean Tanksley of Halifax died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. Born in Halifax County on Feb. 23, 1957, she was 60 years old. She was the daughter of the late Otis Charley Tanksley and Grace Satterfield Tanksley and was a former baton twirling instructor.

She is survived by a brother, Donald Tanksley and wife Liz of Victoria, an aunt, Mildred Seamster of Halifax and a special friend and caretaker, Eddie Sprayberry of Halifax, nieces and cousins.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, March 21 at 2 p.m. at Halifax Memorial Gardens with Rev. Don Bryant conducting the service.

For memorials please consider the Halifax County Cancer Association, P. O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558. Online condolences may be made at http://www.powellfuneralinc.com.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home.

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