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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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Lawrence Edward Miller Jr.

SoVaNow.com / September 13, 2012
Lawrence Edward “Shorty” Miller Jr., 34, of Tanglewylde Drive, South Boston died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012. He was born in Halifax County on September 27, 1977, a son of Lawrence Edward Miller Sr. and the late Gail Diana Coles. He was married to LaToya Torian Miller and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

In addition to his father and wife, he is survived by one son, Jaheim Rogers of the home; five sisters, La’Toya Miller, Katrina Miller, Lawanda Miller, Lakeisha Miller and Lashonda Miller, all of South Boston; one brother, Le’Anthony Miller and wife Erica of Scottsburg; his father and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John and Janice Torian of Scottsburg; two sisters-in-law, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie Womack officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John and Janice Torian, 5207 Dryburg Drive, Scottsburg.

Funeral services by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 North Main Street, South Boston.

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