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Halifax punts Banister boat landing project bid opening

Lakefest impresses ... again

For 39 years, people have flocked to Clarksville for Lakefest

Sandy Fork Hunt Club continues tradition

Top, members of the Sandy Fork Hunt Club preparing breakfast for the balloon pilots and others Saturday morning during Lakefest. Above, members of the original Sand Fork Hunt Club pose…


Legion ends season with five wins





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Gear stolen on Union Church Road

Davis, Crowder appointed to South Boston boards

South Boston Town Council this week set a public hearing for July 9 to take comment on a proposed crematorium

New school superintendent sworn in

South Boston News
New Halifax County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Merle Herndon takes an oath before Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Joel Cunningham on Tuesday. Beside her is School Board Clerk Robin Mahan. Herndon’s four brothers and sisters, her husband, school trustees and others attended her swearing-in service. She replaces the retiring Paul Stapleton on July 2. Herndon has already visited most of the county schools.

South Boston council takes oath of office

South Boston News
South Boston Mayor Carroll Thackston along with Council members Bob Hughes, Tina Wyatt Younger and Connie Manning were sworn into their positions on Monday afternoon by Judge Joel Cunninngham.

Love & Whimsy

South Boston News
The Prizery art center’s third season of its Summer Theatre Celebration opens tonight with “Cinderella.” Young professionals mix with talented locals to bring alive the beloved Rogers and Hammerstein musical version of the classic fairy tale. The production also features lavish Renaissance-style costumes and a whimsical set. “Cinderella” is followed by the “Red, White and Blue Gala” and “Godspell.” Tickets, dates and showtimes: (434) 572-8339 or (Photos by David Conner II)
Cinderella opens at The Prizery

Halifax County School Board adjusts school lunch price, approves teacher transfers

The Halifax County School Board, convening for the final time this budget year with retiring Superintendent Paul Stapleton, approved a federally mandated increase in the price of school lunch from the current $1.80 to $1.85 next year.

No more asking ‘Where’s that?’

South Boston News
Audra Webb and Deitra Hart of the South Boston-Halifax County Junior Woman’s Club, left, stand with representatives of the Halifax County Historical Society, Donna Strange and Barbara Bass. The Historical Society established the park at the site of a Revolutionary War maneuver, and now the Woman’s Club wants to help raise awareness of it and pitch in with upkeep.

The South Boston-Halifax County Junior Woman’s Club has “adopted” the Crossing of the Dan Park.

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