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Tuck Enterprises building on US 360 destroyed by fire

An early morning fire Thursday that totally destroyed the former Tuck Enterprise building on US 360 resulted in an estimated $500,000 loss.

Closing the gap

Using abandoned TV ‘white space,’ high-tech partners provide free educational broadband to 100 area homes – with many more to come

Choice of new Halifax County school chief set for tonight

Trustees meet at HCMS to name Herndon’s successor

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Comets baseball advances in region tourney

Josh Barker delivered the game-winning walk off RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning Friday night, and the Halifax County High School varsity baseball team advanced to Wednesday’s…

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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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