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Service set Friday for late Councilman Billy Clarke

Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in Route 501 hit-and-run

Virginia State Police are investigating a Friday morning hit-and-run in northern Halifax County at the Staunton River and Campbell County line that sent a pedestrian to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.…

Remains of Emma Compton Layne identified; leads sought in homicide

Human remains found in the Nathalie area in November have been positively identified as those of Emma Compton Layne of Cody, who has been missing since June 20, 2017.


One Dixie for all

Scottsburg merges with Halifax County Dixie Youth to form one countywide league





Noel Laurence Propst Jr. / January 02, 2018

Noel Laurence "Larry" Propst Jr. died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 at The Laurels of Bon Air in Richmond. Larry was born Oct. 3, 1956 to the late Noel Laurence Propst and the late Mary Frances Thomas Propst. 

include a host of cousins and friends.

A funeral was held Sunday, Dec. 31, at Liberty Baptist Church in Skipwith, with Dr. Joey Faucette conducting the service.  

The family received friends one hour prior to the service. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Liberty Baptist Church cemetery fund, or to a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

Arrangements are by Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home.

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