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Sparks fly at Halifax County supervisors meeting

Jack Dunavant accused Halifax County Board of Supervisors chairman Dennis Witt of rigging the board’s decision to sell the old Halifax Elementary School to Echelon Resources

No charges against officers in Lambert’s death, family told

Prosecutors met with representatives of the family of Linwood Raymond Lambert Jr. for nearly four hours on Monday to reveal their decision not to charge any of the South Boston…



Barons improve to 8-5 as season hits home stretch

Bluestone avenges early loss to Randolph-Henry





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School honors Elizabeth Conner

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South Boston Elementary School fifth-grader Neal Conner, youngest son of Elizabeth Conner, looks at a plaque that will be affixed to the new podium at South Boston Elementary School, with Assistant Principal Jeanie Hawks. The podium was given by the fifth grade class and dedicated in Memory of Mrs. Conner, the school’s librarian, who passed away in November after a six-year battle with breast cancer.


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In eight of nine fatal crashes across the state over the holiday weekend, the victims were not wearing a seatbelt.


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Representatives of various veterans’ groups placed wreaths at the Halifax War Memorial during the Monday ceremony (above) which was sponsored by the local chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Among the many posting tributes were Sons of the American Revolution, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Daughters of the Confederacy, veterans on motorcycles and Vietnam veterans. During the Sunday Memorial Day Service in Halifax (below), members of the JROTC unit posted the colors to open the ceremony.

Women come to blows at Meadville school graduation

Two women came to blows and knocked over refreshments at an elementary school graduation on Tuesday.

Man charged with sex offenses

Tobacco Commission okays $535,000 for cabinet maker eyeing new home at old Daystrom site

The Virginia Tobacco Commission has officially approved a $535,000 grant to the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority for Project Colt, the code name for the ongoing effort to recruit an unnamed cabinet manufacturer to the former site of Daystrom Furniture.

Sheriff’s Office arrest report, May 27-29

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