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Solar power coming to Halifax County

Halifax County is poised to become Dominion Virginia Power’s first site for commercial-scale generation of solar power, and if things go well the county could reap an additional reward —becoming home to a battery manufacturer that would employ up to 150 people within three years.

Statement of the Industrial Development Authority

The Industrial Development Authority of Halifax County and Dominion Virginia Power announced Friday plans to develop an initiative to build a pilot demonstration facility for solar power generation and battery storage. The facility would generate about 4 megawatts of power and be the largest integrated solar-battery facility in Virginia.

Supervisors draw up final plans for budget

The Halifax County Board of Supervisors on Monday gave its general approval to the proposed County budget for the upcoming 2011 fiscal year, although the package will not be finalized until the Board meets one more time on June 21 for a formal vote.

County, 911 director part ways

Allen Bober, who has headed the Halifax County E911 Center since it opened some eight years ago, announced late yesterday that he is no longer employed with the County’s E911 center.

Supes look to restore cuts

Halifax County supervisors are expected to make a final decision on the upcoming FY 2011 budget when they meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex.

GOP primary on tap next Tuesday

The seven Republican candidates seeking their party’s nomination for the Fifth District Congressional race in November are making last minute appeals to the voters leading up to next Tuesday’s primary vote. The June 8 ballot is open to all voters as Virginia does not register voters by party.

Edmunds donates wildlife seed to SRSP

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Del. James E. Edmunds II, left, donates seed for wildlife food plots to Josh Ellington, Manager of Staunton River State Park. Food plots enhance opportunities for wildlife viewing in the park, which has become a popular activity for visitors.

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