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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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Annie Maria Garrett Jenkins

SoVaNow.com / November 08, 2012
Annie Maria Garrett Jenkins of Charlotte, N.C., formerly of Clover, died Monday, Oct. 5, 2012 at the age of 81. Born on Oct. 12, 1931 to the late Roosevelt Garrett Sr. and Charity Wilborn Garrett, she was a member of Bethel Grove Baptist Church.

Ms. Garrett is survived by two sons, Eddie Jenkins and wife, Kimberly of Harrisburg, N.C., and Alphonso “Al”Garrett and wife Karen of Clover, a sister, Barbara Carter and husband, Charles of Hampton, three brothers, Sandy Garrett and wife, Janie of Richmond, Roosevelt Garrett Jr. and wife, Rethia and Charles Garrett of Clover, five grandchildren, five great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Wilson Wilborn and Ernest Harvey.

A funeral will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 1 p.m. at Bethel Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family is receiving friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Alphonso Garrett, 214 S. Main Street, Clover.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 N. Main Street, South Boston.

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