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Kickoff set Saturday for Barn Quilt Trail

The Halifax County Barn Quilt Trail will kick off its celebration Saturday, at 9 a.m. at the Halifax Farmers Market. There will be an information table at the market where…

Mecklenburg County eyes two percent increase in real estate tax rate

Top-line 42 cent rate would go unchanged, but rising values would net fresh revenue

Mecklenburg County hosts state education leaders


Big weekend of racing comes to SBS, VIR

Philip Morris returns to South Boston Speedway Saturday, while the Andretti family will have a presence at VIR





Donald Ricky Pulliam / April 10, 2018

Donald Ricky Pulliam, age 59, died Sunday, April 8, 2018. He was born in Halifax County on April 14, 1958 to the late William Allen and Thelma Lee Satterfield Pulliam.

He is survived by sisters, Joan Spagnoulo of Prince George, Rita Littman of Clarksville, Deborah Cutright of Prince George and Jean Sanders of Mobile, Ala., and a brother, Steve Pulliam of Chester.

Donald was preceded in death by brothers, Marshall and William Pulliam.

A celebration of Donald’s life will be held Wednesday, April 11 at 2 p.m. in the chapel at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Oakhurst Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are by Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home.

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