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Recall campaign launched against four supervisors

Making good on a vow he made at the May meeting of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, David Smith said Monday that he and group of concerned citizens have…

Memorial Day tribute slated Monday in Halifax

It’s official: Clark to run for second term as sheriff

Sheriff Fred S. Clark formally announced Tuesday he will seek a second term as Halifax County Sheriff in the Nov. 3 general election.

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Conference 16 tournament matchups

Halifax County High School will host four Conference 16 games in three sports Friday.

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Rebecca Callahan McDaniel

SoVaNow.com / May 21, 2013
Rebecca Callahan McDaniel, 93, widow of Gordon Stovall McDaniel, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Lynchburg General Hospital.

She was born April 19, 1920 to William Daniel and Nora Piercy Callahan, of the Finchley community. A graduate of Boydton High School with the Class of 1939 Rebecca was a member of Fields United Methodist Church. She was an office clerk with Burlington Industries, working there for 34 years.

Rebecca is survived by her sister, Edith Clary of Brodnax and brothers, Clayton Callahan of Clarksville and Meredith Callahan of South Boston. Her niece, Carol Callahan and nephew, Daniel Clary and his wife, Tamara also survive.

A funeral was held Sunday in the chapel at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home with the Rev. Randy Baisey officiating. Entombment followed at Eternity Mausoleum in Oakhurst Cemetery.

The family received friends Saturday evening from 7-8:30 p.m. at Watkins Cooper Lyon.

Flowers are acceptable or please consider contributions in Rebecca’s name to Fields United Methodist Church, c/o Mary Guerrant, P.O. Box 87, Clarksville, Va. 23927.

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

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