When individuals cannot grasp or appreciate their connections with others, it gives rise to a sense of isolation, mistrust, hostility or apathy. It leads to a society based upon fragile human relationships. From the perspective of Buddhism, that which creates trust, respect and harmony among people can be described as good. And that which divides people, causing disrespect and mistrust, is regarded as evil.

On Aug. 4 at the White House, the president signed into law a truly historic bill that attracted broad, bipartisan support in Congress. If you find yourself asking, what in the world could bring elected officials from both parties together during a presidential election year when Republicans and Democrats are, as the evening news is happy to point out, far apart on about every issue, you’re not alone. 


James Alfonza Fuller, 73, of 1216 State Shed Road, Nathalie, departed this life on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, at his residence.

Mr. Sidney Braxton “Shawty” Snead of Nathalie passed away Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, at the Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. He was born May 14, 1965 in Halifax County and was 55 years old. He w…

Mrs. Ruby “Hazel” Hughes Poole of Lynchburg, formerly of Clarksville, passed away on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, at the age of 88. 

Mr. James Richard Davis, age 72 of Nathalie, passed away on Aug. 6, 2020 in South Boston. He was the son of the late Mr. Richard Davis and Mrs. Janie Boyd Davis.

Mrs. Florine Hubbard Tucker, age 70 of Nathalie, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in South Boston. She was the daughter of Mrs. Corrine Davis Hubbard and the late Mr. Willie Hubbard.

Anthony Wayne Cash Jr. passed away on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, at the age of 40. He was born on Nov. 6, 1979 in Halifax County to the late Anthony “Billy” Wayne Cash Sr. and Jannie Cash Walker, w…

Ms. Carolyn Gayle Coleman of Leda Road, Nathalie died Friday, Aug. 7 in South Boston at the age of 54.