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Transition center draws complaints of neighbors

Public input on the new “transition center” at 1332 Moore Street for locals struggling with homelessness and unemployment dominated debate at the Monday night meeting of South Boston Town Council.

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Halifax County trustees ease rules on student cell phone use

The Halifax County School Board agreed Monday night to revise the cell phone policy at Halifax County High School to make the rules more consistent and hopefully easier to enforce.


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Katie Elizabeth Sydnor Coleman / April 13, 2017

Katie Elizabeth Sydnor Coleman, 76, of Clover, died Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born in Halifax County on Dec. 26, 1940, a daughter of the late Edward Lee Sydnor and Katie Jackson Sydnor. She was married to Charles Henry Coleman, Sr. and was a member of Brown’s Memorial Church of God in Christ.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Coleman is survived by three daughters, Mary C. Adams and husband Roger of Randolph, Virginia Womack of Yanceyville, N.C., and Patricia Bouie of South Boston; three sons, Charles Henry Coleman Jr. and wife Nannie of Nathalie, Henry Louis Coleman and wife Diane of Halifax, Robert Lee Coleman and companion Alisha of Clover; 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Martha Jennings, Sally Coleman and Rosa Lee Sydnor and six brothers, Mark, Charles, Ford, Joe, George and Perry Sydnor and two sons-in-law, Larry Womack and David Bouie.

A funeral will be held Saturday, April 15 at 11 a.m. at New Shiloh Baptist Church with William E. Mosby Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Brown’s Memorial Church of God in Christ Cemetery.

Public viewing will be Friday, April 14 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at 1127 Neals Corner Road, Clover.

Arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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