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Edmunds school prayer bill dies

The school prayer bill co-patroned by Del. James Edmunds has been killed in a Virginia Senate subcommittee, 4-3.

Finance director warns of 10 cent per $100 increase in real estate tax

Halifax County Finance Director Stephanie Jackson told members of the Halifax County Supervisors Monday night that Halifax is facing a $3.8 million deficit in the upcoming year's budget.

Only small projects sent this way in roads plan

South Boston News
Wilborn Avenue has the last two intersections in South Boston with old-fashioned, dangling stoplights that sway in high wind. Under the governor’s proposed transportation spending plan, design and engineering would be done to upgrade them eventually to the sturdier mounted kind. The plan also includes money to continue construction of the new bridge over Route 360 at the Town of Halifax.
Gov. Bob McDonnell’s $4 billion transportation plan contains no large new projects for Halifax County or South Boston.

Ruff, Edmunds pass on VUI visit to France

Local Del. James Edmunds and State Sen. Frank Ruff — in districts that could be affected by a proposed uranium mine — were not among the travelers to France last year courtesy of Virginia Uranium Inc.

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.

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