Frank Slayton, former delegate and judge, dies at age 81

Former state delegate and judge Frank M. Slayton has died at age 81 after a prolonged illness.

Rocky Lee Joines Sr.

Rocky Lee Joines Sr., 58, of Clover, died Oct. 22, 2013. He was a meat cutter with Walmart in South Boston. He is survived by his wife, Eloise Joines, son and daughter-in-law, Rocky, Jr. and Kimberlee Joines of Madison Heights, brothers and sisters-in-law, Carl and Susan Joines of Chase City, Howard Joines of Roanoke, uncle, Cary Joines and wife, Frances, […]

Shirley Raye Stack

Shirley Raye Stack, age 92 of Bracey, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013. A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 2 p.m. at Crestview Memorial Park. The family received friends on Tuesday evening. Online condolences may be sent to

Alice Carey Puryear

Alice Carey Puryear, age 75, of South Hill died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. A memorial service was conducted Monday, Oct. 28, at 2 p.m. in Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory. Online condolences may be sent through

Man suspected of beating dog to death arrested in Fenton Street break-in

South Boston Police have arrested a suspect in a Fenton Street break-in on Friday. Michael Waddle, 34, is alleged to have attacked the family’s dog upon entering the residence. The pet hound had to be euthanized the next day due to the severity of its injuries.