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Clarksville gets more time for Cove Project

Auctioneer recalls tobacco’s heydey

Back when tobacco, the “golden leaf” of Virginia was a celebrated crop, and tobacco auctions were a festive occasion, no one was more celebrated than the market auctioneer.

Belk announces $3 billion sale to private equity firm

With the merger agreement, Belk says there are currently no plans to close any stores or cut any of the 1,300 jobs with the company’s corporate offices. Belk operates a…


Comets: Low-key, but ambitious

Coach, team will leave the talking for the field





Halifax South Boston

Fire grant pays for 350 alarms

A grant provided to Halifax County Emergency Services by the Virginia Department of Fire Programs and FEMA is aimed at increasing the amount of working smoke alarms in Halifax County. “We know statistically that smoke alarms save lives, but only when they are properly installed, working and maintained.” said Kirby Saunders, Emergency Services Coordinator for Halifax County.

Shared burden

Al-Anon reaches 
out to family, friends of alcoholics, addicts

After three years, Parsons-Bruce retail gallery closing

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The retail gallery started by the local Parsons-Bruce Art Association on lower Main Street will close this weekend. The group cites the economy, the time involved in running a non-profit gallery and its desire to return to its core mission and reasons for exiting the venture. Above, Parsons-Bruce Art Association recently toured the blockbuster Rembrandt exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Art. (Photo courtesy Lee Sandstead)

But space won’t sit empty

Tonight is the swan song for three Halifax County trustees

Tonight’s meeting of Halifax County School Board will be the last for board Chairman Stuart Comer and members Joe Gasperini and Devin Snead.

Theft reported at Vernon Hill home

Former Halifax girl dies of burns in Gretna fire

Starlett Dawn Goodson, the 17-year-old Gretna High School senior with ties to Halifax County, has died as a result of burns sustained in a house fire in Gretna on November 8. She died Tuesday.

South Boston Council to weigh General Assembly session issues

South Boston Town Council meets tonight at 7 p.m. at its chambers on Yancey Street.

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