12/18/14 - 7:46 am Halifax South Boston
Supervisors review next year’s numbers, withhold discussion of likely options
News & Record
The birthday celebration for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at First Baptist Church on Ferry Street on Sunday afternoon featured the lively Cross Road Missionary Baptist Church Choir of Evington (near Lynchburg) and its pastor, the Rev. William J. Coleman, who is also president of Tri-County Community Action in South Boston. “Dr. King gave something that God gave to him,” Coleman told the packed sanctuary. In his remarks, Coleman urged Christians to respond to hate with love, to cooperate rather than compete, to take action and to not rely on the government as a savior. He also spoke about the tea party movement’s impact in politics. The event was sponsored by the Halifax County Business and Professional Council.
01/17/11 - 9:58 am Halifax
Members of the Regional Drug Task Force on Sunday night arrested Quentin Clark, 32, of South Boston at the Hill Top Motel after a woman called the sheriff’s department, obviously in distress.
01/17/11 - 9:31 am Halifax
Kelly Cherry of Halifax County has been named poet laureate for the state of Virginia, Gov. Bob McDonnell has announced.
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