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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.…

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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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Miriam Guill Goodwin

SoVaNow.com / January 04, 2013
Miriam “Sweet Pea” Guill Goodwin of 5224 Green Level Road, Scottsburg died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at the age of 79. She was born in Halifax County on Dec. 27, 1933 to Orpha Snead Guill and the late Joseph Guill and was married to the late James David Goodwin. She was a member of Fork Baptist Church and was a retired cashier at Wal-Mart.

Survivors include her mother Orpha S. Guill of Scottsburg; two sons, Randy Womack and wife Barbara of Chesapeake and Tony Womack and wife Karen of Lynchburg; a daughter, Lisa Wade and husband Jeremy of Scottsburg; eight grandchildren, Ryan Womack and wife Christy, Wayne Womack, Tracy Womack, Sarah Newcomb and husband Josh, Brandon Womack and wife Melanie, Brooke Mask, Bobbie Lynn Wade and Brennan Wade; and seven great-grandchildren, Dustin Womack, Zachary Newcomb, Bentley Womack, Kristen Womack, Andrew Womack, Lydia Womack, and Aiden Womack. She was preceded in death by her husband, father, and three brothers.

A funeral will be held Thursday, Jan. 3 at 2 p.m. at Brooks Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jason Murray and Rev. David Rathel officiating. Burial will follow in Clover Cemetery.

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