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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


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





Irving Reese Jr. / April 10, 2018

Irvin “Sonny” Reese Jr. age 53, of Chase City, died April 9, 2018.

He was survived by his wife Pam Reese, children, Devin Blankenship and husband, Justin, Sam Clement and husband, Justin, Sonnie Reese, Cathy Reese, brothers, Frankie Reese, Johnny Grandizio, Billy Reese, Daryl McGinnis, sisters, Kim Bannister, Robin Henrick, Robbin Talley, 4 grandchildren, Kaytlin Clement, Kaleb Clement, Aiden Blankenship, and Addison Blankenship.

Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mecklenburg County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 311, Chase City, VA 23924. 

Condolences may be expressed at

Wood Funeral Service is serving the family.

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