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On the Ebola front lines

County native opts to switch duties as Emory RN, bringing him face-to-face with victims of outbreak

Tax deadlines jeopardized by tardy bills

Town of Halifax expects to push back due date for personal property payments; South Boston struggles to stick to schedule

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Coleman Starnes, coaching legend, dies at age 75

Frank Coleman Starnes, the most successful high school varsity football coach in Comet history, passed away Wednesday

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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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