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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





Evelyn Hatcher Stuart / February 08, 2018

Evelyn Hatcher Stuart died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at the age of 91. Born in Halifax County on Oct. 28, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Charles Herbert Hatcher and the late Hycatha Cole Hatcher and was married to the late John Elliott Stuart.

She was a member of McCanless Memorial United Methodist Church.

Survivors include nephews, Marshall Stinnett of Buchanan, and Charles “Chuck” Herbert Hatcher III of Roanoke, Vernon E. Stuart, Henry C. Stuart, and Christopher Stuart; a niece, Lyn Stuart Hart; and numerous great nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be Saturday, Feb. 10, at 1 p.m. at Aaron’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Brooks Lyon Funeral Home on Friday, Feb. 9 from 4-6 p.m.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Service.

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