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Halifax man convicted of five felony charges

Elizabeth Leggett makes adjustment to field research work in African country

Pedestrian suffers minor injuries after being struck on US 58


Bluestone, Park View meet as hoops play begins

Varsity boys, girls teams convene in South Hill as cross-county rivals square off






Employment decisions weigh on Halifax Council

Halifax Town Council will consider two job openings when members convene Tuesday night at Town Hall at 7:30 p.m. Council is slated to discuss the position of Town events coordinator, which Erin Shaughnessy is giving up, and how to advertise for her replacement.

Workshops explore Twitter in business

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority, Halifax County Chamber of Commerce and Halifax County Department of Tourism will host two free workshops on using Twitter, the social media tool, in business: Feb. 20 and 21.

Halifax County gets $840,169 for neighborhood upgrade

Halifax County has been awarded a $840,169 grant for its Pine Height Trail Housing Rehabilitation Project, according to a press release issued by Governor Bob McDonnell. It was the second largest amount of the $3.15 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) announced last week.

Homeschool sports access ‘Tebow Bill’ passes House

The House of Delegates passed 59 to 39 last week a bill that would allow Virginia homeschooled students to play sports at their local high schools.

Clover area left without phone service from outage

Telephone service for residents who suffered from an outage on Thursday was restored by 3 a.m. on Friday morning, according to Kirby Saunders, Emergency Services Coordinator for Halifax County.

No serious injuries in pair of wrecks

South Boston Police officers were called to two traffic mishaps on Saturday, neither involving serious injuries.

Halifax County supes approve pavilion at Edmunds Park

A request from the Southern Virginia Botanical Gardens to locate a pavilion at Edmunds Park was approved by County Supervisors on Monday night. The group, which is seeking no money for their requested facility, had asked that a plan for a cottage gift shop in their original proposal be changed to allow them to construct a pavilion which would consist of a covered stage built over a treated wooden floor. The facility would serve as a place for outdoor classes, musical presentations and possibly outdoor weddings.

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