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Service set Friday for late Councilman Billy Clarke

Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in Route 501 hit-and-run

Virginia State Police are investigating a Friday morning hit-and-run in northern Halifax County at the Staunton River and Campbell County line that sent a pedestrian to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.…

Remains of Emma Compton Layne identified; leads sought in homicide

Human remains found in the Nathalie area in November have been positively identified as those of Emma Compton Layne of Cody, who has been missing since June 20, 2017.

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One Dixie for all

Scottsburg merges with Halifax County Dixie Youth to form one countywide league

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George Willie Hill

SoVaNow.com / April 13, 2017

George Willie “Chicken George” Hill, 70, of L.P. Bailey Memorial Highway, Halifax, died Sunday, April 9, 2017 at his home. He was born in Halifax County on May 31, 1946, son of the late Willie Jackson and Anna Lee Anderson Hill. He joined Murphy Grove Baptist Church at an early age and remained dedicated to Christ until death and he was a 1969 graduate of Mary Bethune High School.

Mr. Hill is survived by three sisters, Catherine Hill Glass of Baltimore, Md., Bessie Hill Lampkins of Washington, DC and Christine Joanne Freeman of Mitcheville, Md.; two brothers, Charlie Reed Hill (Shirley) of South Boston and Clarence Junious Hill (Sally) of Woodbridge.

A funeral will be held Saturday, April 15, at noon at Murphy Grove Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing will be held Friday, April 14 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Arrangements by Dunn and Son Funeral Home.

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