Cost to renovate HCHS pegged at $22.6 million

The Halifax County School Board was advised Monday that Halifax County High School is definitely “a renovative facility” — and it will take an estimated $22.6 million to modernize and upgrade the 282,000 square foot facility, built in 1977.

James Venable Massingill

James Venable “Rusty” Massingill, 75, of Clarksville, died Tuesday, April 4. Rusty was born on May 27, 1941, to James Horace & Vivian Lawson Massingill. Rusty graduated from the University of Alabama, served as an oceanographer with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC, was president of the Old Wagon Factory and a teacher with the Mecklenburg County School […]

Eliza B. Terry

Eliza B. Terry, 92, of Nelson died Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Sentara Meadowview Terrace. Mrs. Terry was born in Mecklenburg County on Oct. 24, 1924 to the late Stephen, Sr. and Mamie Webb Terry. She received her education in the Mecklenburg County schools and was a member of Antioch United Church of Christ, Townsville, N.C. She was formerly employed […]

Daniel Watson

Daniel Watson, 75, of Clarksville, died Thursday, April 6, 2017 at VCU/MCV Hospitals, Richmond. Mr. Watson was born in Red Oak, on Sept. 20, 1941 to the late John and Parthenia Toombs Watson. He attended the public schools of Charlotte County, and was a member of Salem Baptist Church, Red Oak. Mr. Watson was a former employee of Irby Funeral […]

James Wildman

James Park Wildman, 66, of Skipwith, died Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Meadowview Terrace Nursing Home. He is survived by daughter Brittanny Meierling, husband William Meierling and grandsons, Will and Parker of Alexander, Virginia, son Parker Wildman of San Francisco, brother Terry Wildman of Christiansburg, sister Anne Carey of Spicewood Texas, two nieces, one nephew and numerous cousins. He was […]

Hazel Ashworth Harris

Hazel Ashworth Harris, 90 of South Hill, died Sunday, April 9, 2017 at the Hundley Center. She was a bookkeeper for the former Carver Furniture Company. A graveside service will be conducted Thursday, April 13 at 11 a.m. at Crestview Memorial Park with a visitation Wednesday from 7-8:30 p.m. at Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory. Condolences may be sent to […]