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Wayward bear causes accident

Bob Cage, renowned artist, athlete and tobacconist, dies

Robert F. "Bob" Cage, a Halifax native, was known for his achievements in an array of fields that he pursued with customary passion.

Latest effort to oust Thornton fails

The superintendent lost the support of a longtime backer, board chairman Robert Puryear

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Comets prove cynics wrong

There might have been some cynics wondering about the direction of the Halifax County High School varsity boys’ basketball team before last winter.

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Biker dies in collision with deer

SoVaNow.com / June 05, 2013
A single vehicle crash Saturday near Loves Mill south of Kenbridge claimed the life of 56-year-old Antonio Edmonds of Kenbridge.

According to a report filed by Trooper T.W. Reeves with the Virginia State Police, Edmonds, who was riding a 2005 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle, struck a deer which caused him to run off the road to the left and hit an embankment. Edmonds died at the scene.

The crash occurred at approximately 11:47 a.m. on Saturday, June 1 near the intersection of Reedy Creek Road and Plank Road in Lunenburg County. Reeves estimated the damage to the motorcycle at $5,000.

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