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Buffalo Junction 19-year-old gets three years for shooting in town

Lumsden sets retirement at Sentara Halifax Regional

Chris A. Lumsden, president of Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital has announced his intent to retire effective March 31.

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Full accreditation remains elusive goal for majority of Halifax County schools


Comets bitten by mistakes in loss

Powered by second half rally, Dan River takes 20-19 victory after Halifax blows opportunity for late TD with penalties





Elsie Carolyn Davis / April 15, 2014

Elsie Carolyn Davis, 79, of Chase City, died April 9, 2014. She was a retired LPN and was predeceased by a sister, Dr. C. Anne Davis.

She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Leigh Shumaker of Chase City, son, David Laten Davis and his wife, Genie of Omaha Neb., brother, James Michael Davis of Arvonia, sister, Janice Davis Crutchfield of Chase City, grandchildren, Kelly Shumaker, Jesse Shumaker and Morgan Shumaker, great granddaughter, Madelyn Shumaker.

A funeral was held Sunday, April 13 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery.

Wood Funeral Service, Chase City, is serving the family.

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