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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).

Fire halted at edge of data center

Leaf-burning spirals out of control; person responsible may be liable for damage after violating 4 p.m. ban

Chase City beefs up ordinance for derelict buildings

The ordinance defines a dilapidated building as any residential, rental or commercial structure that could contribute to the spread of disease or injury, creates a fire hazard, is liable to…

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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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Christine Cook Witt

SoVaNow.com / July 15, 2013


Christine Cook Witt, 90, of 1727 Irish Street, South Boston, died Thursday, July 11, 2013 at her home. She was born in Waynesboro on May 7, 1923, daughter of the late John Cook and Mintie Powell Cook and was married to the late William Earl Witt. She was a member of First Baptist Church, South Boston.

Mrs. Witt is survived by one son, William D. Witt of Nellysford; one daughter, Betty Witt Dooley of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.: four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Vinton Cook and wife Mary June of Waynesboro; one sister, Jean Hatter of Lyndhurst. She was preceded in death by five brothers, Douglas, Phil, George, John and Oscar Cook; one sister, Dorothy Anderson and one great-grandchild, William Douglas Witt Jr.

A funeral was held Saturday, July 13 at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Susan Davis officiating. Graveside services were held in Rockfish Valley Baptist Church Cemetery, Nellysford, Sunday with Rev. Dave Anderson officiating.

Online condolences may be directed to powellfunerals.com.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home.

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