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South Boston Council votes in favor of cigarette tax

South Boston Town Council moved decisively to impose a 10 cent-per-pack tax on cigarette purchases in town by voting 4-1 in favor of the levy Monday night.

Eight of nine Halifax County schools accredited

Trustees set goals at retreat, hail progress in state ratings


Era of segregated schools is over, but achieving racial parity in education continues to be an unmet challenge


Park View look solid against Prince Edward in scrimmage





Michael Delos Campbell / February 13, 2018

Michael Delos Campbell, 65, of Chase City, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018.

Michael was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a retired contractor.

He was survived by his wife Linda Campbell, children, Stephen Elliott, Sandra Bass and husband Kevin, Jason Campbell and wife Sara, Shelby Jordan and husband Jonathan, brother, Timothy Campbell and wife Melanie, sisters, Cathy Young and husband Jay, Sharon Colone and husband Fran, Annie Tennant and husband, Chuck, Lori Gould and husband Rick, Carol Turshman and husband Geno, grandchildren, Bridget Bass, Hunter Bass, Jaylen Overby, Garrett Jordan, Madison Campbell, Allison Campbell.

Services will be held Friday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m., at Wood Funeral Chapel. Interment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mecklenburg County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 311, Chase City, VA 23924.

Wood Funeral Service is serving the family.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at 

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