Carrie Riggan Atkins

Carrie Riggan Atkins of 9024 Bill Tuck Hwy, Virgilina, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at the age of 87. She was born in Granville County, N.C. on Sept. 17, 1925 to the late George Washington Riggan and the late Martha Blackwell Riggan and was married to the late David Crockett Atkins Sr. Mrs. Atkins was the retired owner/operator of Hyco […]

Carol Cary Boswell

Carol Cary Boswell, 59, wife of Peter Allen Boswell, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 at VCU Health Systems in Richmond. She was born Aug. 1, 1953 to the late William Josephus and Rebecca Jones Cary in South Boston. Carol grew up at Clarksville Baptist Church. She was valedictorian of her 1971 graduating class at Bluestone High School and […]

Earl Morse

Earl Morse, 80 of Ashland, and formerly of Boydton, entered eternal rest Thursday, Oct. 26, 2012 at the residence of his daughter in Chesterfield. Mr. Morse was born in Boydton, Aug.3, 1932 to the late John and Anna Belle Benson Morse. He was a graduate of historic Thyne Institute of Chase City. After graduating Mr. Morse moved to Summit, N.J. […]

Carolyn Boyd

Carolyn D. Boyd, 57, of Chase City, entered eternal rest Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at Retreat Hospital, Richmond, VA. Mrs. Boyd was born in Chase City, January 23, 1955 to the late Norman and Betty Harris. She attended Bluestone Senior High School and was a member of Silone Baptist Church, Chase City. She was a member of the church Usher […]

Julia Hoffman Rose

Julia Hoffman Rose age 89, of LaCrosse, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. A funeral will be held Wednesday, October 31, at 2 p.m. at Rehoboth Methodist Church with visitation an hour before and continuing after the service. Interment following the service in the church cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to

Halifax County escapes brunt of Frankenstorm

Blustery winds and showers overnight in Halifax County were mild compared to areas north