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South Boston holds work session Tuesday

Walker named recipient of Principal’s Award

Virgilina draws huge crowd for Summerfest

Fine weather boosts holiday weekend turnout


Lady Comets drop Albemarle ... finally





Halifax > Halifax Police


Supervisors address landowners' concerns about pesky coyotes

Polls open

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Yard signs and campaign workers are out in force today at the polls open for the 2011 elections. In Halifax County, voters will cast their votes for constitutional officers, including the hotly contested sheriff's race, and several districts will be casting votes for board of supervisors and school board.

Clark defeats Noblin in Halifax County sheriff’s race; Gasperini off school board

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Top, newly elected as sheriff, Fred Clark beams at a gold-color sheriff's star given to him by a supporter. Above, victorious incumbents Brenda Powell, left, commissioner of the revenue, and Linda Foster, treasurer, pore over election finals Tuesday night at the courthouse. They easily kept at bay what were thought to be stiff challenges from Leigh Fuller Edwards and Bill Kelehar. Above, Cheryl Terry, who defeated Joe Gasperini to win a school board seat, greets friends in the courthouse.
Fred Clark defeats incumbent Stanley Noblin in the closely-watched Halifax County sheriff's race. Both the Halifax County prepared-meals tax and mixed drink referenda pass easily. Incumbent Joe Gasperini is defeated in a hot school board race by challenger Cheryl Terry. Incumbents largely keep their jobs.

At final Chamber forum, a low-key debate for supes, school board – and a feisty Sheriff

The final Chamber of Commerce candidates forum Thursday night featured low-key exchanges among the contestants for Board of Supervisors and School Board in Election District 8, as well as a feisty Stanley Noblin defending his tenure as Sheriff and lashing out against his critics.

Local offices at stake as polls open Tuesday

Voters also asked to decide county meals tax and mixed drink ballot measures, General Assembly contests

Tiny Steinway was a huge job

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Benchmark Community Bank has been raising money to buy a concert- worthy, nine-foot Steinway grand piano for The Prizery arts center. Local woodworker Jim Luedtke spent months making a model of the piano with painstaking precision.
It’s almost an homage to the famed Steinway brand.

Halifax County supervisors meet tonight to consider property matters

Halifax County Supervisors will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. for their regular monthly session in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex. The board has only one public hearing on its agenda for the evening — to designate the former Virgilina Elementary School as surplus property.

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