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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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Burgess RMA Business Person of Year

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Jim Burgess was named the 2013 Business Person of the Year on Monday evening during the annual Retail Merchants banquet held at Four Oaks Restaurant. He was presented with the award by RMA President Mac Ragan.
SoVaNow.com / June 20, 2013
Jim Burgess was named the 2013 Business Person of the Year on Monday evening during the annual Retail Merchants banquet held at Four Oaks Restaurant. He was presented with the award by RMA President Mac Ragan.

Welcomed into the group were five new members: Tony Bomar of Bridgeview Exxon, Helen and Ron Reiter of Reiter & Reiter PLLC of Halifax and Nookie and Rhonda Green of District Impressions in South Boston.

Elected to serve on the group’s Board of Directors were Mickey Thomas, Lanier Cole, Mac Ragan, Bunny Propst, Jim Burgess, Ramona Bowen and Ed Talbott.

Members heard representatives from Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield —Bill Drummond, Chris Brady and Jim Burgess — who gave a presentation on the Affordable Healthcare Act and how they feel it will affect small businesses.

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