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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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Martha Powell Davis

SoVaNow.com / September 19, 2013
Martha Powell Davis of Davis Trail, South Boston passed away peacefully at her residence on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. She was born Dec. 31, 1958 to the late Major Powell Sr. and Fannie Younger Powell and was 54 years of age. Mrs. Davis was married to the late Charlie Davis.

Mrs. Davis is survived by her children, Chancie Wagner, Shanice Davis and Sectric Powell, all of South Boston and four grandchildren, a sister Linda Powell, three brothers, Raleigh, Donnell and James Powell, other relatives and many friends.

A funeral will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 1 p.m. at New Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie Yancey conducting the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing will be on Friday at Dunn & Sons Funeral Home, 540 N. Main Street, Halifax from 1-7 p.m.

The family is receiving friends at the home, 1019 Davis Trail, South Boston.

Arrangements are by Dunn & Sons Funeral Service.

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