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Transition center draws complaints of neighbors

Public input on the new “transition center” at 1332 Moore Street for locals struggling with homelessness and unemployment dominated debate at the Monday night meeting of South Boston Town Council.

Halifax lawyers inspired by their work for Legal Aid

You might think that the lives of Carol and Alan Gravitt were set on parallel courses from the start.

Halifax County trustees ease rules on student cell phone use

The Halifax County School Board agreed Monday night to revise the cell phone policy at Halifax County High School to make the rules more consistent and hopefully easier to enforce.

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Leandrew “Skip” Coleman

SoVaNow.com / December 03, 2012
Leandrew “Skip” Coleman, 63, formerly of Halifax County, died Wednesday, November 28, 2012 in East Orange, NJ. He was born in Halifax County on August 4, 1949, a son of the late Mr. William R. Coleman and Mrs. Lucy Mitchell Coleman and was married to Mrs. Henrietta Coleman.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Mr. Troy Johnson, Sr. of New Jersey; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild; one sister, Ms. Willie Diane Blakey of Vernon Hill; one brother, Mr. Henry Coleman of South Boston; a devoted cousin, Mr. Donald Coleman; other relatives and friends, including the devoted Mr. Charles Edward “Doc” Martin. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Mr. Thomas W. Coleman and Mr. Haygood Coleman.

Funeral services were held Saturday, December 1, 2:00 p.m. at The Crawford House Chapel with Minister Vealer Staten officiating. Burial followed in Spanish Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Funeral services are by Jeffress Funeral Home, North Main Street, South Boston.

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