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VDOT closes access to Clarkton Bridge

One road ends

Coleman sets retirement, Gordon and Mull step up

Two announce runs for clerk of the court

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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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$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 investment, which if realized would make the unnamed company Halifax County’s largest private employer after the local hospital system.

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.

Memorial Day tribute slated Monday in Halifax

South Boston News
Members of the Halifax County High School JROTC corps on Wednesday morning were busy placing American flags on the graves of local veterans at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Here, Miguel Leon places a flag at the grave of US Navy veteran Chester Francis.

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

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

VDOT closes access to Clarkton Bridge

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