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Teen passenger dies in Old Cox Road crash


Dozens of tractors paraded through the streets of South Boston on Saturday morning to preview the upcoming Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival, set for May 7-8 at the…

Child porn bring 20 year prison term

A South Boston man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after being found guilty in January of 11 charges of possession of child pornography and computer trespass.


Bluestone takes 7-6 thriller on walk-off hit in eighth inning





Ira ‘Scoot’ Cecil Bowes / April 21, 2011
Ira “Scoot” Cecil Bowes, 67, of 543 US Highway 158, Rougemont, N.C., died Saturday, April 16, 2011 at Rose Manor in Durham, N.C.. He was son of the late John Garner Bowes and Lois Saunders Bowes and was a retired farmer and of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Lou Champion Bowes; a son and his wife, Cecil and Kathi Bows of Roxboro, N.C., two step grandchildren, Kristine Dale and Wayne Dale.

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