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Halifax supervisors tee up school borrowing of $135 million, employee pay raises

Halifax County is poised to borrow $105 million to build a new high school with an additional $25 million set aside for elementary school upgrades — the recommendation of the…

Tuck Airport gets $790,000 from infrastructure bill

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Woodrow Goode / September 23, 2021

Woodrow Goode, 75, of 1105 Brooklyn Road, Sutherlin, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021 at his residence. He was born in Pittsylvania County on June 2, 1946, son of the late Lavan Goode and Jannie Terry Goode.

A funeral will be held Saturday, Sept. 25, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Fisher and Watkins Funeral Home with John Williams, eulogist. Interment will follow in White Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

A viewing will be held Friday, Sept. 25 from 5-7 p.m. at Fisher and Watkins Funeral Home. Masks are required.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Fisher and Watkins Funeral Home.

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