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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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SBS to race under the lights

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

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James Carlton Wade

SoVaNow.com / May 23, 2013
James Carlton ‘Rounder’ Wade of Richardson Lane, Alton died Monday, May 20, 2013 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 71. He was born in Halifax County on Jan. 4, 1942 to the late Carlton Wade and Edna Cunningham Wade.

Mr. Wade is survived by a sister, Luetta Scott of the home, two brothers, John Wade and wife Eleanor of South Boston and Arthur Wade and wife, Clarissa of Mount Vernon, N.Y., 11 nieces, eight nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Wade and four sisters, Leona Chavious. Florell Oliver, Mary Bauldwin and Gladys Richardson.

A funeral will be held Saturday, May 25 at 1 p.m. at the Crawford House Chapel in Halifax.

The family is receiving friends at the residence, 1151 Richardson Lane, Alton. Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday at Jeffress Funeral Home from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Funeral services are by Jeffress Funeral Home.












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