The News & Record
South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
Home   •   News   •   Sports   •   Classifieds   •   Community   •   Health   •   Entertainment   •   Obituaries   •   Opinions   •   Weather
Advertising | Contact | Register
Advanced Search


Sunday forecast for Halifax County calls for major snow accumulation

Halifax County supes opt to start over with new building for CA’s office

Halifax County supervisors have dropped plans to renovate the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney —a century-old, three-story building on the courthouse square in Halifax — and will instead spend additional…

Friday announcement set on Halifax County administrator


Varsity girls bounce back with win over Dan River





Floyd Edward Fisher Jr. / October 07, 2018

Floyd Edward Fisher Jr., 60, of South Boston died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. He was born in Halifax County on Sept. 5, 1958, a son of the late Floyd Edward Fisher Sr. and Mattie Wilmoth Fisher. He was a member of Fork Baptist Church and a dedicated employee of Lowes.

Mr. Fisher is survived by a host of cousins and many dear friends.

Graveside services were held Sunday, Oct. 7 at 3 p.m. at Fork Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Ken Warfield officiating. The family received friends one hour prior to service at Fork Baptist Church.

The family wishes to thank his Lowes family for their love and support shown to him during his tenure there.

Memorials may be directed to a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home.

Sports Coverage

See complete sports coverage for Halifax and Mecklenburg counties.