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Water complaints lessen, but measures continue

Architectural history of Halifax Courthouse published

Hudson issues statement on candidacy


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Lady Comets easily handle Staunton River

The Halifax County High School varsity softball team had an easy time Wednesday, shredding Staunton River, 16-1, in non-district action.

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Breast cancer – back then

South Boston News
Cherry Burnette of South Boston, an on-the-go retiree and grandmother of seven, had breast cancer in 1977 – before pink ribbons were ubiquitous and when “breast cancer” was sometimes uttered in hushed tones. Radical mastectomies, not lumpectomies, were what the surgeon typically prescribed.
A reminder of how attitudes and medicine have changed in 34 years

Halifax County Split School Board makes choice on efficiency study

A divided Halifax County School Board approved a $95,000 contract with North Carolina-based Prismatic Services, Inc. to carry out a comprehensive school Efficiency Review. The vote was 4-3 vote, with ED-1 Trustee Devin Snead absent from the Monday night meeting.

State accredits Halifax County schools

All Halifax County public schools are state accredited, according to a report from the Virginia Department of Education. The accreditation is based on SOL testing carried out last spring.

Nathalie teenager injured in wreck

A 17-year-old male juvenile from Nathalie was flown by helicopter to a Lynchburg hospital after he was ejected as his vehicle rolled over four to five times in a Tuesday night crash.

New system could walk 911 dispatchers through calls

South Boston Town Council this week promised a document of support for a grant the Halifax County Emergency Services department and the E-911 Board is seeking to pay for upgrades to its dispatching system.

HCMS parent protests shortage of math textbooks

A Halifax County Middle School parent complained about a shortage of math textbooks at the regular monthly meeting of the Halifax County School Board on Monday night.

Virginia Museum how-to lecture coming to Prizery tonight

Elizabeth Cruickshanks will present a one-session informational talk entitled “How to Apply for a VMFA Visual Arts Fellowship” on Thursday in South Boston. Sponsored locally by The Prizery, the lecture will be at The Prizery at 7 p.m.

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