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Two held for assault in stabbing incident

Couple lands in jail after fight

Flooding covers roads, snarls traffic across region

Heavy rainfall in the region has touched off flash flooding and swollen rivers, which in turn has snarled traffic on waterlogged roads from Danville to South Hill.


Comet teams host region playoff games





Meadville Elementary teacher, custodian receive top staff honors

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Shown above are Halifax County Schools Assistant Superintendent Valdivia Hall, Superintendent Mark Lineburg, April Myers and School Board chairman Joe Gasperini. Myers, a second grade teacher at Meadville Elementary, was named the HCPS Teacher of the Year at a staff recognition banquet this week. Another Meadville staff member, Michael Stovall, took the Excellence in Service Award, given to the division's outstanding non-teaching employee. Stovall, a Meadville custodian, is pictured second from the right, with (left) Jeff Davis, director of student services/accountability, Lineburg and School Board chairman Gasperini.

DAR leads celebration of Constitution Week

RECOGNIZING CONSTITUTION WEEK — Board of Supervisors Chairman William Fitzgerald, along with vice chairman James Edmunds, presented a signed proclamation recognizing Sept. 17-23 as Constitution Week to Stephanie Ramsey Ferrugia, local DAR Constitution Week chairman. (SOMcL photo)

On Thursday, Sept. 17, the nation begins its celebration of Constitution Week and here in Halifax County a proclamation designating the special week has been passed by members of the County’s governing body.

Halifax Council resumes business Tuesday night

After taking the month of August off, members of Halifax Town Council will meet tomorrow night, Tuesday, 15 at 7:30 p.m. with the first order of business being a public hearing on a rezoning request from the Julian Hall family to rezone 34.16 acres located off Cowford Road from M-1 Manufacturing to R-1 Residential. Approval of the request is recommended by the Town’s Planning Commission.

‘Third Thursdays’ returns this week as day-long affair

The enthusiasm generated during the summer months of the Third Thursdays Main Street Stroll has evolved into a monthly event which will be celebrated in Downtown South Boston as a daylong offering. South Boston Town Manager Ted Daniel pointed to the energy created by the event which was started by Downtown merchants and the Parsons Bruce Art Gallery as being “something we want to maintain. It brought excitement and enthusiasm to the Town and people had a good time and didn’t want that to end,” Daniel said. He noted that Hill Studio, which is helping the Town with its comprehensive plan, noticed that energy and enthusiasm and wanted to include it as a part of its presentation.

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