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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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Ola Mae Parrish

SoVaNow.com / January 04, 2013
Ola Mae Parrish, 80, of South Boston, and formerly of Chase City, entered eternal rest Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born in Red Oak on Feb. 28, 1932 to the late Dock and Hester Mosley Smith. She attended Salem School in Red Oak and at an early age she became a member of Salem Baptist Church, later joining Harpers Temple Apostolic Church, where she was a member of the missionary circle.

Cherishing her memories are one daughter, Lisa D. Reynolds of South Boston; three grandchildren, Darrion R. Reynolds of Chase City, India C. Reynolds of South Boston and Kenny D. Wilson of South Boston; one great-grandson, Da’Kyri R. Reynolds of Chase City; and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Humphrey, Wirt and Author Smith and one sister, Carolyn Hayes.

A funeral was held Sunday, Dec. 30 at the chapel of Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chase City, with Elder Vernell Harper officiating. Burial followed in Harpers Temple Apostolic Church Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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

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