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Wade elected local GOP unit chair

A TIME OF LAUGHTER AND FUN

Enthusiastic crowd turns out for YMCA Community Day in Chase City

Speakers debate future of Halifax’s Confederate statue

Halifax supervisors were on the receiving end of a spirited debate as citizens spoke out for and against removing the county's Confederate soldier statue.

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Junior golfers bring home wins in season finale

Four division winners in Southside Piedmont Junior championships golf play hail from county courses

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DAYSTROM LIVES!

South Boston News
Turning over a symbolic shovel of dirt at the old Daystrom plant on Tuesday are, from left, Bill Kelehar of the IDA, Alexandra Moon of Environmental Consulting Services, IDA Director Mike Sexton, Kaili Hutchinson of Environmental Consulting Services, IDA Development Director Patsy Vaughan, IDA board members Ted Bennett, Lisa Kipps-Brown, Butch Blanks, Garland Ricketts, Marcus Hargrave, Halifax Town Manager Carl Espy, Halifax Supervisor William Fitzgerald, South Boston Mayor Carroll Thackston, Burton Construction Co.’s Brian Burton, Halifax Town Mayor Dick Moore, McDannald Construction Co.’s Mac MacDannald, IDA Chairman John Cannon, engineer Robert Bouknight, County Administrator George Nester, Construction Site Manager Bob Mitchell and Supervisor Bryant Claiborne.

Foster to seek another term

Halifax County Treasurer Linda S. Foster announced Friday that she is running for re-election as treasurer. “It has been an honor and privilege to serve the citizens of our towns and county over the past 25 years as treasurer,” she said.

Green View building launch celebrated

A “construction launching” of the new Green View Advanced Manufacturing Center is set for Tuesday, at 10:30 a.m. at the site of the former Daystrom facility at 1120 Greens Folly Road.

Go ahead, mingle all you want

South Boston News
New signs on the bins in South Boston tell recyclers they don’t need to sort their recyclables any more — it’s OK to mix them. Commingled recycling is already under way in South Boston, Volens and Four Forks, and it’s coming soon to the rest of the county. Just two requests from county officials: Don’t tie up recyclables in plastic bags; that messes up the process. And, of course, keep garbage separate.

There’s no more need to separate items for recycling

Farm living seen as tourist magnet, moneymaker

Planners delay action on sweepstakes cafes

The South Boston Town Planners delayed action on two proposed Internet sweepstakes stores Wednesday night. In both cases, they cited a desire to see what legislation comes out of the General Assembly regarding Internet cafes; in one case they had concerns over sufficient parking.

Supes told to brace for $3.8 million budget shortfall

Halifax County Supervisors on Monday night received the bleak financial news that Halifax County faces a $3.8 million gap in the upcoming 2012 budget unless major spending cuts can be found.

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