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Recall campaign launched against four supervisors

Making good on a vow he made at the May meeting of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, David Smith said Monday that he and group of concerned citizens have…

Memorial Day tribute slated Monday in Halifax

It’s official: Clark to run for second term as sheriff

Sheriff Fred S. Clark formally announced Tuesday he will seek a second term as Halifax County Sheriff in the Nov. 3 general election.

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Conference 16 tournament matchups

Halifax County High School will host four Conference 16 games in three sports Friday.

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Thornton steps down as Mecklenburg school superintendent

The often-stormy tenure of Mecklenburg County Superintendent of Schools James Thornton has ended with Isle of Wright County Schools naming him as its new superintendent.

$25 million federal lawsuit alleges brutality, cover-up by South Boston Police in man’s death

South Boston News
Linwood Raymond Lambert, Jr.

The South Boston Police Department has been hit with a $25 million lawsuit by the family of a 46-year-old African-American man who died in police custody after officers stunned him with a Taser.

Charges pending in fatal crash between van, farm tractor

Charges are pending in two-vehicle crash May 8 in Halifax County that a week later claimed the life of 68-year-old Bernard Carrington, who drove the farm tractor in the accident.

$5.1 million dangled for up to 1,000 jobs in Halifax County

Halifax County’s quest for industry received a boost this week as the Virginia Tobacco Commission approved a $4.12 million request to modify the former Daystrom site for a manufacturing prospect dubbed “Project Roy.” At stake: up to 1,000 manufacturing jobs and a $60 million capital…

Halifax trailer home destroyed by fire

South Boston News
Firefighters arrived to find the trailer home engulfed by flames.
A Halifax trailer home was destroyed by fire Thursday morning as firefighters arrived to find the structure fully engulfed in flames.

Recall campaign launched against four supervisors

Making good on a vow he made at the May meeting of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, David Smith said Monday that he and group of concerned citizens have begun an effort to recall four of eight sitting county supervisors.

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