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Look for Santa ‘round the corner, in neighborhoods and towns

Christmas celebrations will be different this year due to the pandemic, but even with restrictions in place communities in and around Mecklenburg County are finding new ways to keep the…

Deaths mount, led by nursing home outbreak

Virus toll at So Bo Health and Rehab rises to 10; 17 lives lost in county

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R/C car enthusiasts take to the hills, creeks and parks of Halifax County

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Virginia State Parks moves to buy Falkland Farms

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Top, the historic hunting lodge at Falkland Farms, which was acquired by tech billionaire and land conservationist Tim Sweeney in late 2019. Below, one of many areas at Falkland Farms that is being managed with the goal of restoring open woodlands with a diverse, native herb cover. DCR Natural Heritage staff is collecting baseline data to help monitor vegetation change. (Photo credits: top, Wiley Real Estate; below, by Karen Patterson, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Natural Heritage)
Acquisition of sprawling preserve will turn Staunton River into largest state park

Arby’s falls prey to slump

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Work crews were busy over the weekend removing signs, furnishings and even the flower beds at the local Arby’s. (Danny Lamberth photos)
Arby’s, located on Old Halifax Road in the Centerville area, closed its doors yesterday as work crews stripped the fast-food restaurant bare. A sign on the door notified customers of the closing, asking them to visit nearby Arby’s locations in Danville and South Hill.

911, water transfers head up joint agenda

Halifax County Supervisors will hold a joint session with members of the town councils of South Boston and Halifax beginning at 6 p.m. this evening in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex. Several important issues will be discussed, including future operations of the 911 Communications Center and Emergency Services operations. The center, which serves the county and the towns, was established back in July 2002 to dispatch information for law enforcement, fire, rescue and related emergency services personnel and is governed by a seven member board of directors.

Two held in Clover armed robbery

Two South Boston men have been arrested and charged with feloniously robbing the Clover General Store, located at 2237 Clover Road, as well as the use of a firearm while committing the robbery. Charged were 19 year old Epharim Brooks of 2014 College Street and 20 year old Jeremy Lamar Anderson of 1214 Union Church Road.

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