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Two held for assault in stabbing incident

Couple lands in jail after fight

Flooding covers roads, snarls traffic across region

Heavy rainfall in the region has touched off flash flooding and swollen rivers, which in turn has snarled traffic on waterlogged roads from Danville to South Hill.


Comet teams host region playoff games





Janie Lovelace Williams / October 16, 2014

Janie Lovelace Williams of Easley Street, South Boston died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 at the age of 93. Born in Halifax County on Sept. 5, 1921 to the late James Lovelace and Carrie Jennings Lovelace, she was a member of Millstone Baptist Church.

Ms. Williams is survived by a host of nieces and nephews, two devoted great nieces, Rosa Marie Crews of Halifax and Mary Louise Crews of South Boston and a host of other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.

A will be held Saturday, Oct. 18 at 11 a.m. at Millstone Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Crews officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday, Oct. 17 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at The Crawford House Chapel in Halifax.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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