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Welcome to Halifax County — Jeff Reed, IDA Project Manager (second from left) welcomes Fa Man, chief editor, Lou Jun, editorial director and Angela Zou, operations director for the Chinese Lens magazine to Halifax County during a Wednesday luncheon at Molasses Grill in Halifax. (SOMcL photo)
Three young journalists who’ve roamed far from their homes in China got the red carpet treatment Wednesday in Halifax from state and local officials who hope the visit leads to more than just postcards.

South Boston commits to Higher Ed funding

South Boston Town Council this week adopted a resolution committing matching money so that the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center can receive a $625,372 Tobacco Commission grant.

Clover delivery driver charged in Danville

A Clover man who drives a truck for South Boston’s Blue Ridge Beverage has been charged with filing a false police report and grand larceny in Danville.

Jobless rate falls to 8.7 percent

The City of Martinsville continues to hold the top spot in unemployment statistics for the state of Virginia although its rate has dropped to 15.7 percent with Henry County ranking eighth in joblessness with a 9.5 percent rate during the month of April. Coming in second was the City of Williamsburg with an unemployment rate of 12.6 percent. The City of Danville ranked fourth in the state with a jobless rate of 10.9 percent.

Halifax County supes delay consideration of funding for school curriculum, efficiency studies

Halifax County supervisors on Monday night delayed taking action on a request by School Superintendent Paul Stapleton for $250,000 to cover the cost of the recently completed efficiency study and curriculum audit. Although the money was approved in their 2012 budget, it has not yet been appropriated.

South Boston tweaks its proposed budget

South Boston Town Council got a look at proposed changes to its 2012-13 budget, which it expects to adopt later this week. The budget increases by about $137,000.

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