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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.

Halifax County taxes due Dec. 6

The deadline for payment of county real estate and personal property taxes for 2010 will be Dec. 6.

Proposed power plant moves closer to reality

A proposed power plant slated for Halifax County, took another step forward when Virginia State Corporation Commission gave the Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) and its development partner, NOVI Energy, interim authority to begin preliminary construction work on a 49.95 megawatt “green” biomass power plant. The plant will serve NOVEC’s customer-owners.

Hearing today on wood-fired plant

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will host a public hearing tonight on a $150 million wood-burning power plant planned for construction just outside the Town of South Boston at the former Georgia-Pacific plant on Plywood Trail.

Rate increase clears HCSA

A package of water and sewer rate increases won easy approval Thursday night following a Halifax County Service Authority (HCSA) public hearing that drew a smattering of opposition.

New faces appear at joint meeting

It was a night for reports and introductions as Halifax County supervisors and town councilmen gathered for their regular bi-monthly meeting on Monday night at the Mary Bethune Complex.

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