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Halifax man sentenced to 20 years for bank robbery

A Halifax man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for an August 2018 armed robbery of American National Bank in Centerville.


Looking to project forward-looking image, Halifax County IDA touts opportunities – and asks what it can do better

HCHS joins long list of schools with sex videos

Six students face charges, others advised to take part in diversion programs for child pornography incidents


Elation, then disappointment for PV girls

Lady Dragons make Class 3 state tourney, bow out in first round





Willie Lee Carter Sr. / September 03, 2019

Willie Lee Carter Sr., 87, of Chase City, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital, South Boston.

A funeral will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, at 1 p.m. at Rocky Mount Baptist Church, Skipwith, with Rev. Dennis King officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing will be held on Friday, Sept. 6 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Complete obituary and condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service. 

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