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Revenues up as South Boston prepares for budget

Story of the Crossing goes national

Documentary on Dan River wartime tactic spread across U.S.

For Mecklenburg trustees, it’s a testy New Year

Tanner, Smiley win leadership posts on 5-4 vote; audience misses out on early decision


With two wins in the books, Comets ready for GW





Halifax > Halifax Police

Halifax County schools open

South Boston News
Halifax County schools opened Monday for the first day of the 2011-12 school year. Opening day was greeted with some smile, some tears and some anxious moments. (David Conner II photo)

Daystrom fire causes little structural damage, wreaks havoc on electrical system

NOVI plant construction picks up pace

Plans for the 49.9 megawatt wood-fired electrical plant, owned and operated by Michigan-based NOVI Energy and its utility partner Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative, are now progressing. Employment during the two-year construction period is estimated at some 250 jobs.

Saturday blaze destroys home, wrecks back-to-school plans

South Boston News
This is all that remains of the Dixon family’s residence in Nathalie, which caught fire Saturday afternoon. In addition to the trailer home, the three school-age boys who lived there also lost their back-to-school supplies, bookbags and new clothes. The cause is under investigation.
Five people — including a father and his three school-age sons, plus a visiting little girl — escaped injured Saturday when a fast-moving blaze demolished their Nathalie home two days before school started.

Sunday afternoon storm causes scattered outages

A mid afternoon storm yesterday brought much-needed rain to the community, but it also knocked out power to some 529 Dominion Virginia power customers.

School survey yields tens of thousands of dollars for technology

It doesn’t ask how many iPods you play with, how many cell phones you talk on or whether you get your Internet from wires, satellites or gerbils on wheels. But the “Survey for Internet and Computer Funding” — being sent home today in students’ backpacks along with scads of other papers awaiting your signature — is likely to yield tens of thousands of dollars in savings for Halifax County Public Schools.

Water pressure in Centerville affected by work

Water customers in the Centerville area may experience a slight decrease in their water pressure beginning this morning as the Halifax County Service Authority (HCSA) starts renovations on its 100,000 gallon reservoir located on Green’s Folly Road.

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