Woodson Randall Glasscock II

Woodson Randall “Randy” Glasscock II of Virgilina died Friday, March 30, 2018 at the age of 69. He was born in Halifax County on April 10, 1948, the son of the late Woodson Randall Glasscock and the late Dorothy Stigall Glasscock. Randy was a 1966 graduate of Halifax County High School and a graduate of Appalachian State University. He was […]

Gloria Anne Martin Harris

Gloria Anne Martin Harris, 80, of South Boston, died Wednesday, March 28, 2018. She was born in Halifax County on Nov. 15, 1937, a daughter of the late Jesse Isaac Martin and the late Elizabeth Clark Martin. She was married to the late Charles Thomas Harris Sr. and was a member of Berry Hill Presbyterian Church. Ms. Harris is survived […]

Norell Epps Ridgeway

Norell Epps Ridgeway of Alton died Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the age of 89. She was born in Halifax County on July 17, 1928, the daughter of the late Charlie Henry Epps and the late Lillian Hall Epps and was the widow of William Clyde Ridgeway. Norell worked at Leggett Department Store for many years and previously served as […]

Hazel Guill Edmonds

Hazel Guill Edmonds of Vernon Hill, a daughter of the late Luther and Ellen Guill, died Thursday, March 29, 2018 at the age of 73. The wife of the late James Edmonds Sr., she is survived by one daughter, Brenda Womack of Charlotte, N.C., and one son, James Edmonds Jr. of Vernon Hill, seven grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren. She […]

Shirley Ann Owen Feltman

Shirley Ann Owen Feltman, 80, of South Boston died Wednesday, March 28, 2018. She was born in Halifax County on Oct. 11, 1937, a daughter of the late Henry Herman Owen and the late Lucille McCormick Owen and was married to the late James Hunter Feltman. Shirley had a passion for playing guitar and singing with her family and was […]

Ernest Lee Campbell

Ernest Lee “Ernie” Campbell of Halifax died Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Salem Veterans Hospital. He was born in Bell, W.Va., on Oct. 20, 1935 and was 82 years old. He was the son of the late George W. Campbell and Goldie Campbell and was married to Annie May Moore Campbell who survives. He was a member of Fork Baptist […]

Jerry Edward Dodson

Jerry Edward Dodson of South Boston died Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the age of 68. He was born in Danville on Sept. 10, 1949, the son of the late Charlie Edward Dodson and the late Eunice Coon Dodson and was married to Lois Pilkin Dodson. Jerry was retired from R.O. Harrell Trucking Company. Mr. Dodson is survived by his […]

Number’s up

Fire company bingo, a 45-year tradition, comes to an end

Halifax County supervisors gather to set tax rates

Only change on table: $25 trash fee hike

Solar farms, rural stores go before Halifax County supervisors for approval

Halifax County Supervisors have five public hearings on the agenda for tonight’s regular monthly meeting. The April session starts at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex in Halifax. George Sindeband of ED-3 is requesting a conditional use permit from the county to operate a store at 14208 Mountain Road. Working out of a […]