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Budget work session precedes Halifax County supervisors meeting tonight

Halifax Town Council to convene March 18 for public hearing, retreat

Southside digs out from snowstorm

Halifax and Mecklenburg counties accounted for most of the power outages reported in the area, and areas of Charlotte County received up to eight inches of snow.

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Comet notebook

Larry Epperly and the Comet basketball staff have to be proud of Saturday’s comeback win over a tough R.E. Lee-Springfield outfit. The Comets’ latest opponent was clearly playing its best…

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Bear causes crash on Route 624

SoVaNow.com / July 21, 2014
An 80 year old driver, James E. Traynham of Halifax, struck a bear on Tuesday evening, July15 around 8:45 p.m. when the animal ran in front of his 2009 Nissan Sentra.

The incident occurred in the Providence community on State Route 624 about two and a half miles east of its intersection with State Route 625.

Traynham was not injured, but his car suffered some $6,000 in damages, according to a report filed by investigating Virginia State Trooper P. W. Leath.

The bear fled into the nearby woods, his condition unknown.

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