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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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Mason David Snead

SoVaNow.com / February 28, 2013
Mason David “Dave” Snead of 1177 Guill Town Road, Clover, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at the age of 76. Mr. Snead was born in Halifax County on Feb. 15, 1937 to the late Hugh Lee Snead and the late Marie Culley Snead and was married to the late Julia Tharpe Snead. Mr. Snead was a retired employee of Spaulding Lumber Company of Chase City.

Survivors include his brother, Gary L. Snead of Clover; special aunts: Ethel C. Everheart of Scottsburg, Iris C. Redd of Clover, and Lena Yancey of Henderson, N.C. He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents and a brother, Malcolm E. Snead.

At Mr. Snead’s request there will be no services.

Those wishing to give memorials are asked to please consider a gift to your favorite charity.

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