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Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

Fire halted at edge of data center

Leaf-burning spirals out of control; person responsible may be liable for damage after violating 4 p.m. ban

Chase City beefs up ordinance for derelict buildings

The ordinance defines a dilapidated building as any residential, rental or commercial structure that could contribute to the spread of disease or injury, creates a fire hazard, is liable to…

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SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.

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Faye Nichols Long

SoVaNow.com / December 06, 2012
Faye Nichols Long, 91, of Campobello, S.C., went home on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. She was the wife of the late Wilbur Wright Long and the daughter of the late Willie Johnson and Rebecca Glidewell Nichols.

Born on Feb. 1, 1921 in Clover, Mrs. Long graduated from Clover High School in 1938. She worked at McGuire Memorial Hospital in Richmond until she married in 1945 and became a homemaker. She and Mr. Long lived in Columbus OH, Waycross GA, Orlando FL, Nashville TN, and Birmingham AL, before retiring to South Boston in 1980. She will be remembered for her love of family, her hospitality, grace, and style. She was a member of Clover Baptist Church.

Mrs. Long was preceded in death by five sisters: Catherine Walker, Ada Kuhn, Inez Chandler, Esther Tuttle, and Myra Lawrence.

She is survived by a brother, Dunnie Nichols and wife Carolyn of South Boston; a son, Terence Long and wife Jane of Nashville, Tenn.; a daughter, Donna Roper and husband Julien of Campobello S.C.; three grandchildren: Caroline Felix, Jud Roper, and Kyle Long; and five great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Clover Baptist Church. Burial will in Clover Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Drive, Columbus NC 28722.

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