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Joyride on stolen school bus leads to charges against Park View student

A student at Park View High School in South Hill has been arrested after allegedly stealing a school bus and taking it on a joyride into an open field, striking…

Halifax School Board hits impasse on choice of chairman

Members of the Halifax County School Board hit an impasse on Thursday afternoon after trying unsuccessfully to elect a new chairman and vice chairman to lead the board for the…

Comer named new Halifax police chief

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William O. Gaines

SoVaNow.com / September 19, 2013

William O. Gaines of South Boston passed away peacefully at The Woodview on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. He was a long time resident of the Banister Home in Halifax before moving to The Woodview. Mr. Gaines was born on Nov. 13, 1916 and was 96 at the time of his death.

Mr. Gaines had no known survivors, except he left behind his devoted personal representative Estelle Jones.

A memorial service will be held at Dunn & Sons Funeral Home on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 11 a.m. Any known relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Services are by Dunn & Sons Funeral Service.

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