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SVHEC to create IT Academy

The full panel of the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification & Community Revitalization Commission (TICR) on Thursday approved the SVHEC’s grant application to establish the IT Academy in South Boston.

Brodnax motorist charged in fatal crash

Mecklenburg church break-ins reported


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Comets finish fifth in district cross country

Patrick County swept both ends of the Piedmont District cross country championships at Edmunds Park in South Boston.

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Teresa Smith Pool

SoVaNow.com / December 13, 2012
Teresa Smith Pool of South Boston died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012 at her home.

Born in Whiteville, N.C., on Sept. 30, 1960, she was 52 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Joe Thomas Smith Jr. and Marilyn Hinson Smith, who survives. She is also survived by her husband, Richard “Ricky” Hartley Pool. She was a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church, the Halifax Country Club and was the founder of the Vision Pool, a charitable foundation for eye research.

In addition to her husband and her mother, Mrs. Pool is survived by four sisters, Kay Barnes and husband Ricky of Lumberton, N.C., Diane Smith, Jo Lynn Smith and Mary Kate Batten and husband Chris, all of Whiteville, N.C., six nephews and seven nieces.

A funeral was held at Shady Grove United Methodist Church Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. George Gorman officiating. Entombment will follow on Thursday at 11 a.m. in Columbus Memorial Park, Whiteville, North Carolina with arrangements by Peacock Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers please consider Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, Va 24592 and Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physician’s Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

Online condolences may be directed to http://www.powellfuneralcom.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Avenues, South Boston.

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