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Kickoff set Saturday for Barn Quilt Trail

The Halifax County Barn Quilt Trail will kick off its celebration Saturday, at 9 a.m. at the Halifax Farmers Market. There will be an information table at the market where…

Mecklenburg County eyes two percent increase in real estate tax rate

Top-line 42 cent rate would go unchanged, but rising values would net fresh revenue

Mecklenburg County hosts state education leaders


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Big weekend of racing comes to SBS, VIR

Philip Morris returns to South Boston Speedway Saturday, while the Andretti family will have a presence at VIR

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Halifax > Halifax Government

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.

Council faces light agenda

South Boston Town Council will meet Monday in Council Chambers on Yancey Street at 7 p.m. with a relatively short agenda.

Halifax Council mulls request for Dixie Youth PA system

Halifax Town Council members tomorrow night will consider a request from the Halifax Dixie Youth Baseball League to use the public address system for its opening and closing ceremonies, as well as during any tournament play at the Halifax ballfield, The request will be made as Halifax Council holds its regular monthly meeting in Town Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Dixie Youth asks to stay at Halifax

South Boston News
DY REPS MEET WITH HALIFAX COUNCIL — Representatives of Halifax Dixie Youth met with Halifax Town Council yesterday to express their desire to continue using the Halifax Elementary ball field. Here League President Barry Moore outlines parts of the county that his Dixie Youth district covers. (SOMcL photo)
After receiving a request from Halifax Town Council to find a home elsewhere, Halifax Dixie Youth officials appeared before Council members Wednesday to make the case for keeping league activities at the Halifax Elementary ball field,

13.4 percent jobless rate in county

Halifax County’s unemployment rate climbed a new high of 13.4 percent in February, up half a percentage point from the January figure of 12.9 percent.

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