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Officials ponder strategies

The 50,000-acre stored water supply of Buggs Island (Kerr) Lake is moving to the forefront of a debate over how Virginia and North Carolina should allocate water resources. On Monday evening John Feild, chairman of the Roanoke River Basin Bi-State Commission, alerted Halifax County supervisors and town councils of South Boston and Halifax of ownership issues looming over the water.

Advice given in time for tick season

Halifax County supervisors and Town Council members from South Boston and Halifax received a short lesson Monday night on what to look for as the tick season gets in full swing. One supervisor, J. T. Davis, said he pulled off 27 of the tiny little insects that he found crawling on his skin the previous day.

Poll places changed

Estes elected VRWA president

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Mark Estes
Mark Estes, with the Halifax County Service Authority, has been elected president of the Virginia Rural Water Association. He was elected as an at-large board member in 2008 and has served on the legislative and membership committees for the association.

Tobacco Commission trims county’s request for Riverstone funding request

Halifax County’s request for $2.25 million to upgrade electrical capacity at Riverstone Technology Park was knocked down a few pegs by a Virginia Tobacco Commission panel on Thursday.

Boards hold joint meeting, consider potential water deal

Members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors will be meeting with members of South Boston and Halifax Town Councils this afternoon beginning at 6 p.m.

Supes look to take final step on AFDs

Halifax County Supervisors are expected to approve the ordinance creating agricultural forestal districts in Halifax County when they meet this evening following their joint session with town council members.

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