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South Boston Council votes in favor of cigarette tax

South Boston Town Council moved decisively to impose a 10 cent-per-pack tax on cigarette purchases in town by voting 4-1 in favor of the levy Monday night.

Eight of nine Halifax County schools accredited

Trustees set goals at retreat, hail progress in state ratings

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Era of segregated schools is over, but achieving racial parity in education continues to be an unmet challenge

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Halifax County supervisors to hold public hearings

The first hearing deals with the County’s transfer of deeds and easements to the Halifax County Service Authority. The transfer will finalize the County’s obligations to convey certain real property and easements which the Service Authority uses in providing water and sewer services to its customers.

South Boston planners weigh permits for Internet cafes budget reduction

South Boston Town Planning Commission will hold public hearings Wednesday at 6 p.m. on two special-use permit applications for Internet sweepstakes cafes in Centerville.

Young, Mistal hired by new wood-burning power plant

Fred Mistal and Logan Young have been hired to work for the new NOVI wood-burning power plant now under construction in South Boston. Subsequently, Mistal has resigned from the board of the Halifax County Service Authority effective Jan. 21.

SCC hears support for NOVI plant

South Boston’s proposed 50-megawatt biomass-burning power plant drew support from those who spoke this week at the State Corporation Commission’s hearing on the project.

Corrigan named director of Riverstone Energy Center

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Douglas P. Corrigan
Dr. Douglas P. Corrigan has been named the executive director of the Riverstone Energy Center, the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority announced Tuesday..

How the Halifax County bills the HCSA

This month, county officials presented the HCSA with projected costs of using office space and sharing personnel at the County Administrator’s building, where the HCSA is housed. The total projected expenses add up to $144,765.

County planners meet Tuesday to reorganize

Halifax County planners will hold their annual re-organizational meeting this Tuesday night in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex beginning at 7 p.m.

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