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Service set Friday for late Councilman Billy Clarke

Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in Route 501 hit-and-run

Virginia State Police are investigating a Friday morning hit-and-run in northern Halifax County at the Staunton River and Campbell County line that sent a pedestrian to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.…

Remains of Emma Compton Layne identified; leads sought in homicide

Human remains found in the Nathalie area in November have been positively identified as those of Emma Compton Layne of Cody, who has been missing since June 20, 2017.


One Dixie for all

Scottsburg merges with Halifax County Dixie Youth to form one countywide league





Louis Randolph Dixon / April 25, 2011
Louis Randolph Dixon of Chatham Road, Halifax died Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at Hadley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC at the age of 64.

Born in Halifax County on March 7, 1947 to the late John B. Dixon and Clarine Anderson Dixon, he was a member of County Line Baptist Church.

Mr. Dixon is survived by a daughter, Cherell Dixon of Capitol Heights, Md., three sisters, Mrs. Virginia Washington of Hyattsville, Md., Sadie Sydnor and Wynona Dixon, both of Upper Marlboro, Md., two brothers, John Dixon Jr. of Hyattsville, and Keister Dixon of Upper Marlboro, and a host of other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ernest Dixon.

A funeral for Mr. Dixon was held Saturday, April 23 at County Line Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Otis R. Dillard officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

The family received friends at the home, 2206 Chatham Road Halifax.

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