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Upbeat budget news could spell pay raises in school system

Setting an optimistic tone for this year’s school budget, Superintendent of Schools Merle Herndon said she hopes money will be available this year to provide teachers and support staff with…

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Comets close strong for gritty win

Robert E. Lee-Springfield had been making trouble in the Region 5-A playoffs, and the pesky Lancers put Halifax County High School on its heels early Saturday night.

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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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