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Groups appeal for town funding

Of those appearing before Council, Jewell Medley of the United Way made a first-ever request from her agency for funds. Whereas the UW for years was supported by donations from…

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

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

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Howard Hagood Moorman

SoVaNow.com / February 07, 2013
Howard Hagood Moorman of Nathalie died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 71. Mr. Moorman was born in Halifax County on Jan. 6, 1942 to the late Stafford Moorman and Hattie Chandler Moorman. He was married to the late Marion Marie Lawson Moorman. For over twenty-five years, Mr. Moorman was employed by Burruss Lumber Company and later retired from Dollar General Distribution Center.

Mr. Moorman is survived by two sons: Harold Moorman and Jermaine Moorman, both of Nathalie; a brother: Theodore Moorman of Nathalie; a sister: Geneva Coles of Charlottesville; five step-daughters: Louise Venable of Nathalie, Mary Moorman, Patricia Crews, Annie Small and Dorothy Lawson, all of South Boston, and a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren, other relatives and friends including the devoted Reva Monroe, Ms. Amanda Bates, Debra Hensley and Linda Ewell. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Moorman was preceded in death by his siblings: Clinton Moorman, Barbara Chambers, Jean Cousin and Glen Moorman.

A funeral will be Sunday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. at The Crawford House Chapel in Halifax. Public viewing for family and friends will be Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at The Crawford House Chapel.

Funeral services are by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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