To the editor:

The Turbeville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department would like to say thank you to everyone who helped us present the 2019 Annual South Boston Truck and Tractor Pull. 

This fundraising event will assist the department with extensive costs for fire and EMS equipment, truck payments and maintenance of our building. We certainly could not have done this without our sponsors and everyone who contributed in so many ways to make this event successful.

Thanks is extended to the following:

w Our main sponsor, Reaves Lawn & Garden, Inc.; 

w Our gold sponsors, Bo’s Hydraulics, Major Construction and ODEC; 

w Our silver sponsors, All Metal and Auto Recycling, Better Cable Systems, Dominion Energy-Clover Power Station, Elliott’s Auto Sales, Franklin’s Garage, Gerdau Metals Recycling, Grand Springs, Novec Energy/Halifax Co. Biomass, Spaulding Equipment, Sunshine Journeys;

w Our bronze sponsors, American National Bank, Arney’s Body Shop, B&B Consultants, Brandon’s Wrecker Service, Burnett and Sneed CPA’s, Chandler Concrete, Chesterfield Insurers, Comfort Systems USA, Cornerstone Adminisystems, Davenport Energy, Edward Jones, Farm Credit, First Piedmont, Francisco Forestry Service, H&M Logging, Halifax Co. Farm Bureau – David Ashwell, Halifax Pharmacy, Sentara Healthcare, Sissy’s Country Kitchen, Woodall Chevrolet, Yancey Wholesale Supply; and

w Our blue sponsors, Abbott Farm Suppliers, Bank of Charlotte County, Benchmark Community Bank, Brooks Lyon Funeral Home, Cloverdale Lumber, Collie Equipment, D. J. Oakes, Dr. Michael Haskett, Felton Brothers Transit Mix, James River Equipment, Law Office of Lisa Francisco, Southern Automotive, Wagstaff Sales and Service.

Other donations were made by Benton-Thomas Office Products, Fincher’s and Powell’s Funeral Home.  

We would also like to thank the following businesses and individuals who donated products and services and their time and equipment:  Adams Construction, Dunavant Engineering and Construction, Gene’s Orange Market and Matthews Sanitation.

We thank KD Country and WAKG for sponsoring our event and The Gazette-Virginian and the News and Record for assistance with promoting the event. We are very appreciative to True Value and the Visitor Center for advertising the event on their signs and to all of the volunteers who worked so hard to make it successful.

Please know that this event could not happen without our sponsors, and we are grateful to be able to present the South Boston Truck and Tractor Pull for the fifth year.  

We sincerely hope that everyone will consider supporting those who support us. Special thanks to Dragon Motor Sports and Billy Rice for helping us promote a safe and enjoyable event. 

Thanks to everyone for coming out and supporting Turbeville Volunteer Fire and Rescue enjoying a fun evening at the 2019 Annual South Boston Truck and Tractor Pull.  Your support is greatly appreciated.  


Caleb Wade, Chief and Turbeville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Members