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Kickoff set Saturday for Barn Quilt Trail

The Halifax County Barn Quilt Trail will kick off its celebration Saturday, at 9 a.m. at the Halifax Farmers Market. There will be an information table at the market where…

Mecklenburg County eyes two percent increase in real estate tax rate

Top-line 42 cent rate would go unchanged, but rising values would net fresh revenue

Mecklenburg County hosts state education leaders


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Big weekend of racing comes to SBS, VIR

Philip Morris returns to South Boston Speedway Saturday, while the Andretti family will have a presence at VIR

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Franklin Roosevelt Fears

SoVaNow.com / February 13, 2013
Franklin Roosevelt Fears, 70, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 at Community Memorial Healthcenter in South Hill.

Franklin was born Dec. 10, 1942 in Halifax County to the late Bennie Edgar and Rose Belle Jennings Fears. He spent the last few years of his life living at MeadowView Terrace, where he developed a deep and loving community of friends.

Franklin is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Clarence Baldwin of Midlothian; sister-in-law, Jean Fears of Lynchburg, niece, Debbie Colgate and her husband, Bill of Buffalo Junction, and nephews, Donald Lloyd of Keysville and Ben Fears of Lynchburg.

Memorial services for Mr. Fears will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.wclfh.com.

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