James Melvin Satterfield Sr.

James Melvin Satterfield Sr. of 10163 Mountain Road, Vernon Hill died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at his home. He was born in Halifax County on Nov. 17, 1927 and was 84 years old. He was the son of the late Jeanus Farmer Satterfield and Lillie Belle Whitlow Satterfield and was married to Hester Mae Lindsey Satterfield who survives. He was […]

Dr. James ‘Jinx’ Richard Jennings

Dr. James “Jinx” Richard Jennings of South Boston died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 at his home. He was born in Halifax County on Feb. 21, 1948 and was 64 years old. He was the son of the late Richard Thornton Jennings and Alice Elvira Owen Jennings. Prior to his retirement, he was a consultant with The Chinese Human Resources Group […]

Madison Nicole Fears

Madison Nicole Fears died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at Virginia Baptist Hospital in Lynchburg. She was the daughter of Scotty Wayne Fears and Malissa Duffey Fears. She is survived by her maternal grandmother, Brenda H. Duffey of Nathalie, her maternal grandfather, Dean Duffey of Nathalie, her paternal grandmother, Ellen Fears of South Boston and her paternal grandfather, Donnie Lee Fears […]

Pocahontas Hines Long

Pocahontas Hines Long of 621 Berry Hill Road, South Boston died Sunday Sept. 23, 2012 at the age of 95. She was born in Pittsylvaina County on May 28, 1917 to the late James Thomas Hines and the late Ada McDowell Hines and was married to the late James Gadis Long. Mrs. Long was of the Episcopalian faith and was […]

Rebecca Bowen Russell

Rebecca Bowen Russell, 96, of South Boston died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. She was born in Halifax County on April 25, 1916, a daughter of the late Garnie Stuart Bowen and Blanche Maddox Bowen and was married to the late Frank Otto “Red” Russell. She was a member of McCanless United Methodist Church. She is survived by a grandson, Ralph […]

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Shuttle astronaut to keynote symposium on manufacturing

South Boston will host a weeklong Symposium of the U.S. Renaissance in Advanced Manufacturing on Oct. 22-26 at the Riverstone Technology Park to capitalize on what planners say is the return of jobs in the field.