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South Boston town offices to close for Thanksgiving

Halifax County tax deadline Dec. 5

A life of accomplishment

Accomplished artist, champion athlete, acclaimed tobacco auctioneer, interpreter and defender of the countryside — all describe Robert F. “Bob” Cage, who died Wednesday 19 in Raleigh, N.C. where he had…

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Comets to build on last season’s success

Larry Epperly took an unselfish Comet boys basketball team to the Region 5-A North semifinals last season, after a 20-win season. The Comets ran into a reality check, losing by…

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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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