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Halifax supervisors tee up school borrowing of $135 million, employee pay raises

Halifax County is poised to borrow $105 million to build a new high school with an additional $25 million set aside for elementary school upgrades — the recommendation of the…

Tuck Airport gets $790,000 from infrastructure bill

$1.2 trillion package delivers $400 million for Virginia’s airports; South Boston, Mecklenburg-Brunswick airports win funding.

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Earnest Stover Reaves

SoVaNow.com / July 18, 2011
Mr. Earnest Stover Reaves of 6039 Philpott Road, South Boston died Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Meadowview Terrace, Clarksville. Born in Halifax County on October 18, 1932, he was 78 at the time of his death. He was a dispatcher with the South Boston Police Department, an Air Force veteran and a member of First Cross Roads Baptist Church.

Mr. Reaves is survived by two daughters, Holly R. Owen and Heidi R. Mills and husband, Troy S. Mills, all of Glen Allen, three grandchildren, Dylan, Hunter and Abby Mills and two brothers, Warner Reaves of Alton and Curtis Reaves and wife, Dale of South Boston. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Whitlow Reaves, his parents, Stover Reaves and Mary Louise Satterfield Reaves and a sister-in-law, Peggy Reaves.

A memorial service for Mr. Reaves will be conducted on Tuesday, July 19 at 11 a.m. at First Cross Roads Baptist Church with the Rev. Dan Ward officiating. On-line condolences may be made at http://www.brooksfhinc.com.

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