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Two held for assault in stabbing incident

Couple lands in jail after fight

Flooding covers roads, snarls traffic across region

Heavy rainfall in the region has touched off flash flooding and swollen rivers, which in turn has snarled traffic on waterlogged roads from Danville to South Hill.


Comet teams host region playoff games





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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