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Muzzled Mecklenburg trustees walk away

Sturdifen, Edwards protest School Board’s decision to drop board member comments

Parents sue to nix Thornton contract

Nine seek redress from circuit judge

Man enters plea in theft from family relief fund


Burton to fill in for Stewart again this weekend






Stapleton contract up for renewal next month

Although the contract of Halifax County Schools Superintendent Paul Stapleton doesn’t expire until June 2012, the Halifax County School Board next month must indicate to him whether it wishes to extend it or not. Stapleton, who has been here seven years, then has through November to signal his intentions.

Redistricting approved; Halifax County gets two state senators

South Boston News
The newly redrawn state Senate election map cuts Halifax County and South Boston into two: areas west become part of the 20th District represented by Martinsville Democrat Roscoe Reynolds; areas east remain in the 15th, currently represented by Frank Ruff, a Clarksville Republican.
Both houses of the General Assembly and Gov. Bob McDonnell have agreed to a legislative redistricting plan that addresses criticisms of gerrymandering across Virginia – but the new map leaves intact the splitting of Halifax County into two Senate districts.

Halifax County trustees take up question of where else to cut

Halifax County School trustees will hold a special meeting today at noon to consider further budget reductions in the wake of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors’ decision to cut the local education contribution by $600,000.

Not much money for road work

Halifax County supervisors will hold their regular monthly meeting tonight starting with a public hearing on the Six Year Plan for Secondary Transportation Improvements at 6:30 p.m.

Deadlock remains on judgeship opening

The House of Delegates on Thursday approved a slate of judicial candidates that includes Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Kim White, one of two announced candidates for an open Circuit Court judgeship in the 10th Judicial Circuit.

Halifax gets ready for annual spring clean-up

The Town of Halifax Solid Waste Department will conduct its annual free spring clean-up for town residents and businesses by appointment only on May 20, 21.

Symposium speakers: What happens if a tornado strikes a uranium mine?

Hot-button issues come to the fore at Clarksville lake talks

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