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Poplar Creek Project envisions affordable, eco-friendly housing

Senate passes up Friday vote on sales tax bill

The Virginia Senate declined Friday to hold a floor vote on legislation by Del. James Edmunds that would authorize Halifax County to hold a referendum on a local sales tax…

Sales tax bill faces final test in Senate

Vote expected Friday on levy for new high school


Burton, Lee, Palmore, Weddle named to Hall class





Elizabeth Conine Hudson / July 02, 2018

Elizabeth “Betty” Conine Hudson of Clarksville, and formerly of South Boston died Wednesday, June 27, 2018. She was born in Danville, on Nov. 14, 1938 and was 79 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Presley Conine and the late Verna Gillespie Conine. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

Ms. Hudson is survived by a son, John Hudson III of Fargo, N.D., and a sister, Catherine Horne of Lancaster, Ky.

A memorial service was held Sunday, July 1, at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Russell Lee officiating.

For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home.

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