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Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

Fire halted at edge of data center

Leaf-burning spirals out of control; person responsible may be liable for damage after violating 4 p.m. ban

Chase City beefs up ordinance for derelict buildings

The ordinance defines a dilapidated building as any residential, rental or commercial structure that could contribute to the spread of disease or injury, creates a fire hazard, is liable to…


SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.





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Moviemakers visit local Annin plant to make case for U.S. manufacturing

Cost of STEM renovations falls below expectations

Lower-than-forecast bid by Burton frees up $131,000 for school needs

Halifax County supervisors set 46¢ property tax, keep revenues flat

The Halifax County Board of Supervisors, by a 6-2 vote Monday night, approved a 46 cent real estate tax rate to go with the new county budget that begins in July. The new rate is one cent higher than the current year’s real estate tax rate, but it is “revenue neutral” since it is expected to bring in the same amount of tax dollars with a decline in property values under the county’s recent tax reassessment.

Woman charged with smuggling jail contraband

Halifax reduces budget nearly 9 percent for coming year

Halifax Council got its first look at the proposed budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year on Tuesday night. Finance Chairman Dennis Witt reviewed the $1,460,523 proposal, noting it is down by 8.6 percent from the current year’s budget.

Single vehicle crash ends in fatality

An 84 year old Alton man died at the scene of a single vehicle crash on Cluster Springs Road about one-half mile east of its intersection with Cedar Grove Road on Tuesday just after 11 a.m.

Scottsburg cancels this year’s Fourth of July celebration

The Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department has voted not to hold its annual Fourth of July celebration for 2014 it was announced by Ricky Gordon, president of the corporation on Tuesday.

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