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Local Bar leads Food Frenzy

The Halifax County Bar Association has been named one of the winners of the 2014 Legal Food Frenzy competition sponsored by the Feedmore Central Virginia Food Bank, a charitable organization…

Possession of fire bomb charged to South Boston man

A 54 year old South Boston man has been arrested and charged with the manufacture, possession or use of a fire bomb or explosive material or device. Matthew Hubbard Jr.…

FRIENDLY SKIES

Potts Landing, the area’s only gated airpark, touts wonders of flight

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Official football practice begins tomorrow for local high schools

Park View and Bluestone will begin full football practice schedules Thursday and both schools have been conducting conditioning sessions during the off-season to better prepare their players.

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Martha T. Hodges

SoVaNow.com / March 20, 2014

Martha T. Hodges, formerly of South Boston, died Sunday, March 2, 2014 in Raleigh, N.C., at the age of 98. Married to the late Joseph L. Hodges Jr., she was the former owner of Hodges Jewel Box, Inc in South Boston. She was a long time member of Trinity Episcopal Church in South Boston.

Mrs. Hodges is survived by a granddaughter, Laura M. Hodges of San Francisco, Calif., a grandson, Joseph L. Hodges IV and wife, Heather of Washington, DC, a brother, Sam A. Tuten of Raleigh, N.C., two step daughters, Jackie and Barbara, a step son Dave, a daughter-in-law, Pat Hodges of Las Vegas, Nev., a step granddaughter and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Hodges was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Joseph L. Hodges III.

A memorial service for Mrs. Hodges was held on Saturday, March 15 at 2 p.m. at Cedar Grove Cemetery in New Bern, N.C.

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