Elizabeth Landrum Ferrell

Elizabeth “Grambone” Landrum Ferrell, 97, of 1076 Foxfire Drive, Vernon Hill, passed away on Sept. 2, 2014 at Halifax Regional Hospital in South Boston. At the time of her passing she was surrounded by her loving family members who so greatly love her. Mrs. Ferrell was born in Stovall, on Nov. 15, 1916 to the late William and Jennie Carr […]

Thomas Lee Hines

Thomas Lee “Fuzzy” Hines, 80, of Nathalie, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 at his home. He was born in Halifax County on Jan. 1, 1934, son of the late Herbert Thomas Hines and Adelle Crank Hines. He was married to Carye Moorefield Hines and was a member of Childrey Baptist Church. In addition to his wife, Mr. Hines is survived […]

Charles Hurtt

A funeral for Charles Hurtt will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, at 1 p.m. at St. James Baptist Church, 1133 Green Level Road, Scottsburg. There will be a family visitation from noon-1 p.m. and the funeral will begin promptly at 1 p.m. Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home

Tara Ragland Hite

Tara Ragland Hite, 36, of Halifax, formerly of Chase City, passed away on Aug. 31, 2014. She was born on Aug. 1, 1978 in Halifax. She is survived by her parents, Eugene and Sandra Ragland of Chase City, her husband, Jonathan Hite of Halifax, her son, Evan Parker Hite of Halifax, and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, George and Marsha Hite […]

Marcum McLean Yates

Marcum McLean Yates, 65, of South Boston, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 at The Woodview. He was born in Durham, N.C., on March 8, 1949, son of the late Ervin and Nancy Lloyd Yates. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Joy Good Yates. While in his 20’s, Mr. Yates accepted the Lord as his Saviour, and became […]

Fatalities spur plea for road fix

Halifax County supervisors urged to seek improvements to Buckshoal Road after highway deaths.

Bowman renews call for unified finance office

With expenses looming, merger could lower costs


To get Centers of Excellence off the ground, officials ponder new mobile lab to interest students in manufacturing careers

Lunch tales

Dear Viewpoint: I was visiting the high school cafeteria last October when 35 trays were left on the tables at the end of the first lunch. I talked to four young ladies. When I asked where the students were who left two trays across from them, they told me their names and said they did it every day. I didn’t […]

Sale of land near airport approved

Halifax County supervisors on Tuesday night approved the sale of an easement across the rear of the William M. Tuck Airport. The board agreed to an option on the property to Williams Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company for $687.50.