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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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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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Annie Arthur Crews

SoVaNow.com / March 20, 2014

Annie Arthur Crews, 93, of Halifax died Sunday, March 16, 2014 at The Woodview. She was born in Halifax County on Sept. 9, 1920, daughter of the late Floyd Everett Arthur and Pauline Chaney Arthur. She was married to the late Watt Coates “WC” Crews Jr. and was a member of First Baptist Church of Millstone.

She is survived by one daughter, Cheryl C. Stevens and husband Melvin of Halifax; three sisters, Edith A. Anderson of Lynchburg, Peggy A. Martin of Nathalie and Kitty A. Dawson of Alton; one brother, Floyd E. Arthur Jr. of Arcadia, Fla., two grandchildren, Elizabeth S. Thompson and husband Barry of Virgilina and Mel Stevens II and wife Kristie of South Boston; three great-grandchildren, Zack Thompson of Virginia Beach, Allison and Madison Stevens of South Boston.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, March 20 at 2 p.m. at Republican Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jack Stewart conducting the service.

Memorials may be directed to the Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Home, P.O. Box 1398, Brookneal, VA 24528.

Online condolences may be directed to http://www.powellfunerals.com

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston.

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