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Service set Friday for late Councilman Billy Clarke

Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in Route 501 hit-and-run

Virginia State Police are investigating a Friday morning hit-and-run in northern Halifax County at the Staunton River and Campbell County line that sent a pedestrian to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.…

Remains of Emma Compton Layne identified; leads sought in homicide

Human remains found in the Nathalie area in November have been positively identified as those of Emma Compton Layne of Cody, who has been missing since June 20, 2017.

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One Dixie for all

Scottsburg merges with Halifax County Dixie Youth to form one countywide league

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William “Bill” Henry Link Jr.

SoVaNow.com / April 19, 2010
Mr. William “Bill” Henry Link Jr. of 2076 Link-Puryear Road, South Boston died Friday, April 16, 2010 at Wake Medical Hospital.

Born in Halifax County on September 29, 1940, he was 69 at the time of his death. He was a member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church and was a retired construction insulator with Fluor-Daniels.

Mr. Link is survived by his wife, Ruby Jane Harris Link of the home, a son, Dale Link and wife, Liz of South Boston, a daughter Lisa L. Murray and husband, Willie of South Boston, four brothers, Emmitt Link of Alton and Bernice Link and wife, Linda, Bruce Link and wife, Margaret and Earnest Link and wife, Margaret, all of South Boston and a sister, Violet L. Deal and husband, Jay, also of South Boston and four grandchildren, Ashley Link, Morgan Link, Drew Link and Brittney Murray. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elizabeth Rogers Link and William Henry Link, Sr. and a sister-in-law, Carolyn Link.

A funeral service for Mr. Link will be conducted on Monday, April 19 at 2 p.m. at Cedar Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. John Flood and Rev. Jim Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family requests that those wishing to give memorials be consider the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231 or Cedar Grove United Methodist Church, 4079 Cedar Grove Road, Alton, VA 24520.

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