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On the Ebola front lines

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Tax deadlines jeopardized by tardy bills

Town of Halifax expects to push back due date for personal property payments; South Boston struggles to stick to schedule

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Coleman Starnes, coaching legend, dies at age 75

Frank Coleman Starnes, the most successful high school varsity football coach in Comet history, passed away Wednesday

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Caroline Elizabeth Oliver

SoVaNow.com / January 04, 2013
Caroline Elizabeth Oliver, 102, of 3210 Bold Springs Road, South Boston died at her home on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. She was born Aug. 2, 1910, a daughter of the late John Long and Amanda Robinson Long. She was married to the late William Oliver and was a member of Dan River Bethel Baptist Church.

She is survived by three children, Preston Oliver and wife Juanita, Thelma Oliver and Sallie Ewell and husband Willie; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.

A funeral will be held Saturday, Jan. 5 at Dan River Bethel Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with Rev. Dwight Wilkerson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing will be Friday, Jan. 4 from 1-7 p.m. at Dunn & Sons Funeral Home, 540 N. Main Street, Halifax and the family will receive friends at the home.

Arrangements by Dunn & Sons Funeral Services.

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