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Local Bar leads Food Frenzy

The Halifax County Bar Association has been named one of the winners of the 2014 Legal Food Frenzy competition sponsored by the Feedmore Central Virginia Food Bank, a charitable organization…

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Official football practice begins tomorrow for local high schools

Park View and Bluestone will begin full football practice schedules Thursday and both schools have been conducting conditioning sessions during the off-season to better prepare their players.

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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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