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On the Ebola front lines

County native opts to switch duties as Emory RN, bringing him face-to-face with victims of outbreak

Tax deadlines jeopardized by tardy bills

Town of Halifax expects to push back due date for personal property payments; South Boston struggles to stick to schedule

Prizery managing director to leave position


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Coleman Starnes, coaching legend, dies at age 75

Frank Coleman Starnes, the most successful high school varsity football coach in Comet history, passed away Wednesday

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Mason David Snead

SoVaNow.com / February 28, 2013
Mason David “Dave” Snead of 1177 Guill Town Road, Clover, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at the age of 76. Mr. Snead was born in Halifax County on Feb. 15, 1937 to the late Hugh Lee Snead and the late Marie Culley Snead and was married to the late Julia Tharpe Snead. Mr. Snead was a retired employee of Spaulding Lumber Company of Chase City.

Survivors include his brother, Gary L. Snead of Clover; special aunts: Ethel C. Everheart of Scottsburg, Iris C. Redd of Clover, and Lena Yancey of Henderson, N.C. He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents and a brother, Malcolm E. Snead.

At Mr. Snead’s request there will be no services.

Those wishing to give memorials are asked to please consider a gift to your favorite charity.

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