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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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Comets play well, for the most part, beat Buckingham 34-14


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Samuel David Redd

SoVaNow.com / April 06, 2017

Samuel David Redd, 62, of Halls Trail, Halifax, died Thursday, March 30, 2017 at VCU/MCV Hospital, Richmond. He was born March 18, 1955, a son of the late Carlton and Dalhia McGregor Redd. Sam loved his family, enjoyed making people laugh, fishing, gardening and riding his Cadillac (his lawnmower).

Mr. Redd is survived by two daughters, Angie Redd Reed and husband Jerry of Asheboro, N.C., and Brandy Redd Mitchell of Franklin County; one son, Samuel David Disney of Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Brooke Reed McKelvey and husband Kevin, Taylor Reed and boyfriend Thomas, Chase Reed and Wesley Reed, all of Asheboro, N.C., Aleshia Mitchell of Franklin County, Samuel Kerr, Addison Disney and Harley Disney, all of Pennsylvania; two great-grandchildren, Tora Salmeron and Cohen McKelvey, both of Asheboro, N.C.; sisters, Lorine Beard (Harold) of Volens, Evelyn Saunders (John) and Esther Reeves (Jerry), all of South Boston; a brother, Monroe Redd of Halifax; sister-in-law, Joann Redd of Java.

One brother, Leslie Redd, preceded him in death.

A celebration of Sam’s life was held Saturday, April 1 at the home of Joann Redd.

His body was donated to science for medical research for cancer.

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