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Library board, bar members discuss law library move

New member, Sam Knapp, takes seat

Jury finds Waddle guilty in dog maiming trial

The defendant, Michael Waddle, was convicted of three counts, including felony animal cruelty in the brutal beating death of Noodles, a pet hound.

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Sellers late model champ at SBS

Sellers secured the track championship with fourth-place and second-place finishes in Saturday night’s pair of 75-lap late model races at SBS.

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Nancy Simmons Rice

SoVaNow.com / February 13, 2013
Nancy Simmons Rice, 73, passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at Halifax Regional Hospital.

Nancy was born in Mecklenburg County on Dec. 18, 1939 to the late George Robert Simmons and Elizabeth Tuck Simmons. Ms. Rice was employed with Burlington Mills in Halifax County prior to working at the Corner Diner and then Wayside Restaurant for 38 years. After retiring from the diner, Nancy went on to work at MeadowView Terrace Nursing Home for the next ten years, retiring in 2011.

Mrs. Rice is survived by her daughter, Teresa Matthews and her husband, David, of Townsville, N.C., her sisters, Becky Rice of Scottsburg and Dorothy Robbins of Clarksville and granddaughter, Dana Matthews also survive. She was preceded in death by her brother, Robert William Simmons.

Memorial services will be Saturday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m. at Teresa’s home, 15445 NC Highway 39N in Henderson, NC 27537.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.wclfh.com.

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