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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.


One Dixie for all

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





William Jasper Adams II / April 18, 2011
William Jasper Adams II, 60, of 7080 J. D. Hagood Highway, Scottsburg died Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at the home of his sister. He was born in Mecklenburg County on Dec. 7, 1950, son of the late William Jasper Adams Sr. and Alma Ruby Glasscock. He was marriage to Doris Adams, of Richmond, and was a member of HOGS Motorcycle Riders Club.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Christopher William Adams of Waynesboro; three sisters, Brenda A. Hinkle of Boydton, Catherine A. Fitts of Scottsburg and Cynthia Adams of Chase City; two grandchildren, Mike Fowler and Grace Adams; one step-daughter, Deborah Hamilton of Deltasville; two step-grandchildren, Bobby Critcher and Brittany Koris; one step-great-grandchild, Sydney Critcher, other relatives and friends.

Memorial services were held Saturday at Grace Baptist Church with Rev. Jack Stewart officiating. The family will receive friends, after the service, at 7080 J.D. Hagood Highway, Scottsburg.

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