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Potential for job market gains hailed at ribbon-cutting program

Halifax balks at grant request for boat landing

Fearing potential liability for the town, members of Halifax Town Council Tuesday night shelved a proposal to seek grant funding for improvements to the Banister Lake public boat landing.

No sign mold is back at HCHS, trustees told

Halifax County High School has seen no evidence of any mold problems this fall after suffering with severe mold problems last fall, maintenance director Jay Jennings advised school trustees during…

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Comets pick up first win

The Halifax County High School varsity football team handed Kenneth Day his first win as head football coach, powering past Person County Friday night, 42-29.

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Edith Garrett Willie

SoVaNow.com / January 07, 2013
Edith Garrett Willie of Washington, DC, formerly of Clover, died Dec. 31, 2012 at Washington Hospital Center at the age of 94.

Mrs. Willie was born in Halifax County on June 29, 1918 and was the daughter of the late Walter Garrett and Mary Alice Coleman Garrett. She was married to the late Henry Webster Willie and was a member of St. Matthew Baptist Church. Mrs. Willie was a retired nurse.

Mrs. Willie is survived by a daughter: Oveta Jenkins and husband, Linzell; a son: Henry W. Willie Jr. and wife, Kerri; three nephews, Bobby Lanier, Walter Lanier and Willie Lanier; a niece: LaQuita Lanier; and a host of other relatives and friends. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Willie was preceded in death by one sister, Florine Garrett Lanier.

A funeral will be held Monday, Jan. 7 at 1 p.m. at St. Matthew Baptist Church with Rev. Alfred Chandler officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Public viewing for family and friends was on Sunday at Jeffress Funeral Home chapel.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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