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BUYING THE FARM

With new school complex, officials want to add working farm

Mecklenburg trustees back supes’ call for outside firm to scout sites

After long discussion, School Board offers grudging support

Arson suspected in Tuesday morning fire in Clarksville


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Comets’ season ends in regionals

The Comet boys’ varsity basketball team nearly rallied from a miserable start Monday night, before running out of late game momentum in a season-ending loss at Marshall in regional action.

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Norman Weldon Walton Sr.

SoVaNow.com / March 20, 2014

Norman Weldon Walton, Sr. died March 5, 2014 in Lorton at the age of 75. Born in South Boston on Oct. 9, 1938 to the late Howard Walton and Catherine Walton, he was married to Sandra A. Walton and was a member of New Life Anointed Ministries International.

Mr. Walton is survived by his wife, Sandra A. Walton, two sons, Anthony Walton and wife, Vicki and Norman W. Walton Jr., a daughter, Naila F. Johnson and husband William, five grandchildren, Nickolas, Christopher, Amber, William and James, a brother, Levi Walton and wife, Gladys, two sisters, Amelia Hamilton and husband, Levi and Lucy Wade, two brothers-in-law, Sherman Harris and wife Deborah and Harold Harris, two sisters-in-law, Leada Barksdale and Nancy Harris and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, James and Roscoe Walton Sr. and W. Wayne Paniel, two sisters, Flora Walton Gibson and Rosa W. Barber.

A funeral was held on Friday, March 14 at 10:30 a.m. at New Life Anointed Ministries International in Woodbridge with burial at Mt. Comfort Cemetery in Alexandria.

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