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Nichols revives plans for full-time school

With change in mandate by governor, Mecklenburg schools will seek waivers for in-person daily classes starting Aug. 10

BUFFALO JUNCTION WOMAN DIES IN CRASH

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Halifax > Halifax Government

HCSA line fix won’t be cheap

Directors of the Halifax County Service Authority discussed four options Tuesday for improving the water quality of some 40 customers in the Town of Halifax who live on Maple Avenue, Buena Vista Drive and Lakeshore Drive. The long-term solution would be the most expensive — costing an estimated $450,000.

IDA eyes $1.5 mil for new center

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) on Friday afternoon approved several resolutions following a four hour-plus closed session. Among the actions was a request to the Virginia Tobacco Commission for $1.5 million to establish a model facility at Riverstone Technology Park for the wood and metal coatings industry.

Halifax County planning meeting cancelled

The Dec. 21 meeting of the Halifax County Planning Commission has been canceled, according to County Zoning Administrator Robert Love.

Halifax County to pay ‘line of duty’ premiums for safety personnel

Due to cost-cutting measures in state government, Halifax County and other municipalities around Virginia will start having to pay premiums into a state fund for all public safety workers — everyone from deputies to courtroom security to volunteer firefighters.

Supes mull insurance mandate for safety workers, volunteers

Halifax County Supervisors tonight are expected to discuss a new state mandate requiring that localities pay the health insurance premiums of each volunteer and public safety employee of the county who may face injury or death in the line of duty.

2010 in review: the IDA’s take

2010 will go down in the record books with nearly $200m in new investment announced and one group in Halifax County is looking forward to the New Year and reflecting on the outgoing one. The Industrial Development Authority of Halifax County (IDA) and specifically its Executive Director Mike Sexton are upbeat when reflecting on 2010 and even more upbeat on 2011.

Wood burning plant ‘a good fit’

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EXPLAINING THE PROCESS — Patrick Corbett, Senior Environmental Engineer with DEQ, explained his agency's work in the permitting process for the proposed wood-fired power plant planned for the old Georgia Pacific site. (David Conner II photo)
Some 30 people turned out for an informational meeting and public hearing Monday night on a 49.95 megawatt wood-fired power plant that economic development officials are hailing as a “good fit” for Halifax County.

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