Deborah Franklin Ellington

Deborah Franklin Ellington of South Boston died Sept. 9, 2016 at the age of 66. Born in Halifax County on April 7, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd Belt Franklin and the late Eloise Seaman Franklin. She was a graduate of Halifax County High School class of 1968. Debbie was known for her delicious cooking, especially all […]

Carter Owen Boyd

Carter Owen Boyd, 72, of Sutherlin, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016. He was born in Halifax County on March 10, 1944, a son of the late Walter Swann Boyd and Inez Carter Boyd and was married to Rebecca Sue Boyd. Carter was a jack-of-all trades who enjoyed fishing, the outdoors and the ocean. In addition to his wife, Mr. Boyd […]

Peggy Elizabeth Logan

Peggy Elizabeth Logan of Cornick Lane, Halifax died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 at her residence at the age of 84. Born in Halifax County on June 17, 1932 to the late Raymond Logan and Molly Edmunds Logan, she was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church. Mrs. Logan is survived by two daughters, Glendora White and husband, Harvey of Halifax […]

Clara Hammock Montgomery Puckett

Clara Hammock Montgomery Puckett of Halifax passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 at her home. She was born Dec. 25, 1925 in Halifax County and was 90 years old. She was the daughter of the late Dana Hammock and the late Sarah Talbott Hammock. She was a member of Winns Creek Baptist Church and was retired from Burlington Industries. Mrs. […]

Learly Martin

Learly Martin of Alton died Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 at his residence at the age of 96. Born in Spartanburg, S.C., on Aug. 26, 1920 to the late Lane Martin and Lizzie Austin Martin, he was married to Martha Townes Martin. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s […]

Alexander Henderson Moss

Alexander “Alex” Henderson Moss of Clover died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 at his residence at the age of 80. Born in Halifax County on May 29, 1936 to the late Eugene Moss and Dorothy Lacks Moss, he was a member of St. Matthew Baptist Church and was married to Blanche Coleman Moss. In addition to his wife of the home, […]

Catherine Alice Blackstock Dood

Catherine Alice Blackstock Dood of Portsmouth passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 at the Churchland House in Portsmouth. She was born on May 20, 1915 in Lynchburg and was 101 years old. She was the daughter of the late John Henry Blackstock and the late Mary Alice Palmer Blackstock and was married to the late John Dood. She was a […]

The adventure continues

Culley family travels to Big Apple to appear on Rachael Ray Show, with $90,000 in college saving accounts as a bonus

Great ball of fire – as witnessed by many

Halifax County residents join dozens who report fireball in the sky

Banner day, fundraising haul at NHFVD Marathon

The North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department had a banner day on Saturday, raising some $43,000 during their annual Marathon fundraiser at the fire station. Amid the festivities, NHFVD members also paid tribute to the last of the charter members, Hugh Hendricks, who received a special jacket noting his service of years to the department. NHVFD Chief Ronnie Waller said he […]