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Deadline looming, it’s crunch time for HCHS

Halifax County supervisors have received their “second opinion” architectural study on the high school, but members will wait until the Aug. 5 board meeting to discuss its findings — and…

Second firm eyes package deal for school project

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Split Saturday doubleheader, finish season 9-7





Cases heard in Halifax Circuit Court / September 10, 2018
Halifax County Circuit Court was in session Thursday and produced decisions in a number of criminal trials:

Antonio Lee Chambers received 21 years in jail, with all time suspended except for time served, on charges of distributing Schedule I drugs and marijuana. He was placed on supervised probation for two years and ordered to be on good behavior for 40 years, and pay $80 restitution.

Kimberly Dawn Glasscock pleaded guilty to charges of credit card theft and fraud and her case was continued to Oct. 25.

Thomas Franklin Hammock was ordered to serve 60 days in jail as part of a 20-year suspended sentence on felony charges of fraud and firearm larceny.

Hammock received five years each on four charges; after his release from jail, he will undergo supervised probation for two years and have no contact with the victim.

He also was ordered to pay $1,000 restitution by Aug. 1, and remain on good behavior for 20 years.

Davy Dominique Shelton was found guilty of six felony counts of grand larceny, destruction of property and entering a structure to commit larceny after pleading not guilty to each of the charges.

The case has been carried over to Dec. 10.

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