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Kickoff set Saturday for Barn Quilt Trail

The Halifax County Barn Quilt Trail will kick off its celebration Saturday, at 9 a.m. at the Halifax Farmers Market. There will be an information table at the market where…

Mecklenburg County eyes two percent increase in real estate tax rate

Top-line 42 cent rate would go unchanged, but rising values would net fresh revenue

Mecklenburg County hosts state education leaders


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Big weekend of racing comes to SBS, VIR

Philip Morris returns to South Boston Speedway Saturday, while the Andretti family will have a presence at VIR

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Shirley Harding Bigger

SoVaNow.com / December 12, 2012
Shirley Harding Bigger, 76, of Keysville, passed away on Dec.9, 2012.

She was born on Jan. 8, 1936 in Lunenburg County to the late Andrew and Alma Robertson Harding. Mrs. Bigger was a very active member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and she owned and operated Boswell Bookkeeping in Chase City.

She is survived by her husband, William H. “Sammy” Bigger Jr.; two sons, William Bigger and wife, Amy of Keysville, and Ronnie and wife, Connie of Keysville, two grandchildren, Mary Kathryn Bigger and Ashley Nicole Bigger; one sister, Patricia Byrd of Mineral, and one half-brother, Samuel Watson of Fredericksburg.

A funeral will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 3 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Coan Agee and Reverend Alden Hicks officiating.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home.

Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.newcomballgoodfh.com.

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