Joseph Christopher Faust

Joseph Christopher Faust of South Boston died April 27, 2016. He was born in Wayne County, N.C., on Aug. 15, 1939 and was 76 years old. He was the son of the late Ernest McDonald Faust and the late Lillian Wiggins Faust. He was married to Phyllis Arnold Faust who survives. He was a member of Revelation Baptist Church where […]

Clyde Edward Singleton

Clyde Edward Singleton of Forest Trail, South Boston died Sunday, April 24, 2016 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 59. He was born in Halifax County on July 20, 1956 to Henry Farmer Jr. and the late Virginia Sawyer Singleton Farmer. Mr. Singleton is survived by his father, Henry Farmer of South Boston, a sister, Jeanetta Singleton […]

Faye Butler Farmer

Faye Butler Farmer, 76, of South Boston died Tuesday, April 26, 2016. She attended Lynchburg General Hospital School of Nursing and then assisted Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr. Jimmy Priest for 21 years. She enjoyed being a member of the Main Street Methodist Church and taught in the Adult Bible studies as well as the children’s Sunday school. Faye was Miss […]

Clyde Wayne Barley Sr.

Clyde Wayne Barley Sr. of South Boston died April 25, 2016. He was born in Pittsylvania County on March 9, 1942 and was 74 years old. He was the son of the late Richard Barley and the late Hattie Covington Barley. He was married to the late Bernice Landrum Barley and attended Pleasant Grove Christian Church. Mr. Barley is survived […]

Helen Royster Hedgepeth

Helen Royster Hedgepeth, formerly of South Boston, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016 in Wilmington, N.C. Born in Oxford, N.C. on Dec. 24, 1920 she was 95 years old. She was the daughter of the late John Henry Royster and the late Carrie Uppard Royster, and was married to the late O. C. “Bob” Hedgepeth for 57 years. She was a […]

Margaret Rudd Bates

Margaret Rudd Bates of Vernon Hill died Sunday, April 24, 2016 at UNC Medical Center at the age of 66. Born in Halifax County on July 15, 1949 to the late Garland Rudd and Annie Green Rudd, she was married to Earl Bates and was a member of Ellis Creek Baptist Church. In addition to her husband of the home, […]

Peggy Joyce Booker Maddox

Peggy Joyce Booker Maddox died Sunday, April 24, 2016. She was born on Oct. 4, 1932 and was the daughter of the late Parham Hubert Booker and the late Maggie Mae Pillow Booker of Naruna. She was married to the late James Edward Maddox. After working at First National Bank of Brookneal, for years she loved tennis and golf at […]

‘A beautiful party’  thrown into chaos

Family of wounded man says two Danville men brought guns inside VFW

Suspect has prior record for assault of teacher

Malik R. Cobbs, the 19-year-old suspect charged in the VFW shooting in Halifax early Sunday morning, has a previous criminal record in Danville after being convicted of assaulting a teacher at George Washington High School.

Back on her bike after being shot in her driveway

Virgilina woman decided she was up for competing in a triathlon, after all