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Halifax County school board calendar committee expands to 18

The Halifax County School Board’s calendar committee — responsible for setting the daily schedule from the first day of school to the last — is getting larger.

Banister River clean-up float slated Sept. 22

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Comets finish strong behind Franklin in district match





Craig Thomas Sibley / February 08, 2018

Craig Thomas Sibley, 55, of South Boston, died Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. He was born in Halifax County on July 6, 1962, son of the late Henry Grady Sibley Jr. and the late Peggie Ford Sibley. He was married to the late Carolyn Anderson Sibley.

He attended Hargrave Military Academy and was a 1980 graduate of Halifax County High School. Craig also graduated from Danville Community College. He was employed for 22 years by Danville Utility Electric Power Division, where he was an electric sub-station superintendent.

Mr. Sibley is survived by one daughter, Courtney Ann Sibley Woicikowfski and husband Christian; his sons, James Ford Sibley, Neal Grady Sibley; special cousin, John Malcolm Sibley Jr. and wife Jane; family and friends.

Memorial services will be held Thursday, Feb, 8, at 5 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church with Rev. Don Bryant officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service at the church.

Memorials may be directed to the Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558 or a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home.

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