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Celebrating Easter at sunrise

Numerous churches across Halifax County will be hosting Easter Sunrise Services on Sunday morning to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. Many will begin as early as 6 a.m.

Groups appeal for town funding

Of those appearing before Council, Jewell Medley of the United Way made a first-ever request from her agency for funds. Whereas the UW for years was supported by donations from…

Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

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SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.

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Council members sworn in Tuesday in Halifax

SoVaNow.com / December 10, 2012
Halifax Town Council will meet Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. for its committee work session, with Council’s regular monthly meeting following afterwards.

At 5:30, Town Hall will host its annual holiday party with Council members and staffers invited.

Circuit Judge Joel Cunningham will administer the oaths of office to Council’s new recently elected members, Dennis Witt and Ronnie Duffey, as well as to the town’s new Chief of Police, Kevin Lands. Lands is expected to comment on his plans for the department

Outgoing council members Terrie Lantor and Holt Evans will be recognized for their service to the town.

A representative of the Halifax Village Business Association will talk to Council members about the success of the holiday events as well as bring an update on the placement of the community clock.

Current Affairs chairman Bill Confroy will bring several items from his committee, including an update on the joint library advisory committee, the scenic river designation for the Banister River, the Banister River Gateway project and an update on VDOT signage and the MBC wireless pilot project. Also discussed will be recent uranium mining issues.

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