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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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Eva Mae Alston

SoVaNow.com / January 22, 2013
Eva Mae Alston, 94 of Henderson, N.C., entered eternal rest Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation, Henderson.

Mrs. Alston was born in Vance County, N.C., on June 11, 1919 to the late James L. Evans and Mary Hamilton Evans. Prior to retiring she was employed as a nurse’s assistant at Women's Medical in Philadelphia.

Cherishing her memories are one daughter, Frances White of West Berlin, N.J., one grandson, Michael A. Brummell of West Berlin, ten great-grandchildren, twelve great-great grandchildren; one sister, Mary Hanks of Townsville, N.C., and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

Services will be private; burial will take place in Elmwood Cemetery, Henderson.

Arrangements are by C.H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.harrisfhc.com.

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