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Halifax County Chamber bestows top honors online

The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce met online Thursday to name the Business of the Year, Business Person of the Year and Young Professional of the Year.

Davis named winner of 2020 Principal’s Award at HCHS

Outgoing HCHS graduate Brandon Davis is the winner of the 2020 Principal’s Award

Riverdale goes under for second time in 2020

As predicted, Riverdale and the 58-501 intersection went underwater this weekend but with plenty of advance warning to allow merchants and travelers to adjust.

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Jeffress, Lee named Top Athletes at HCHS

Deaundra “Dee Dee” Jeffress and Thomas Lee were honored as Female and Male Athletes of the Year at Halifax County High School Thursday morning.

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Other business on supes’ agenda

SoVaNow.com / December 02, 2019
In other agenda items at tonight’s Halifax County Board of Supervisors meeting:

» Members will vote on final authorization of the county’s one percent sales tax, approved by voters in the Nov. 5 election.

» Public hearings will be held on cell phone tower approvals in the Oak Level and Red Bank/Virgilina areas. Supervisors will be asked to approve conditional use permits for the towers.

» Members will receive an update on progress with the courthouse renovations from Building Inspector Otis Vaughan.

» Supervisors will consider a resolution for the financing of the county’s 911 system update. The resolution calls for borrowing just shy of $3 million at 1.99 percent interest for the first seven years, with years 8-10 of the loan indexed to prevailing interest rates, minus 3 percent with a floor of 2 percent. Halifax County would have the option of repaying the loan early without incurring a penalty.

The December meeting of the board will begin at 6:30 p.m. tonight and be held in the Mary Bethune gymnasium.



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