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Halifax County trustees target math scores, keep student transcript fees

Study group to look at proposals to outsource custodial functions

South Boston enacts inclement weather policy, honors Crowder

Finance panel to look at budget, proposals for Halifax Elementary


Comets run away from Dan River

Halifax County, now 15-5, pestered Dan River with relentless hustle en route to a 54-42 win.





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South Boston blares sirens as part of Tornado Preparedness Day

The Town of South Boston Emergency Services will conduct an emergency warning siren test as part of the statewide Tornado Preparedness Day, which is set for Tuesday, March 20 at 9:45 a.m.

Halifax Council amends policy on hiring, firing employees

Halifax Council on Tuesday night confirmed several amendments to the Town’s Personnel Manual which include giving the authority to the Town Manager to hire, promote and discharge employees in accordance with town policy. The mayor will review the manager’s actions and seek approval of Council only if he/she feels it necessary to do so.

Speakers offer thoughts on school budget

Five people addressed the Halifax County School Board Monday night offering their concerns and ideas for the upcoming school year budget which as yet has not been finalized.

STOP &  DROP (some cash)

South Boston News
Representatives from all the groups and government bodies responsible for the creation of the Halifax County Visitor Center cut the ribbon to the new facility Wednesday. The center, located at the intersection of US58-360, will be open seven days a week to provide information to the hungry tourists seeking cultural enrichment. (David Conner II photo)
Halifax County Visitor Center aims to catch travelers

South Boston restricts wood-burning furnaces

While existing furnaces – and there are only a handful in town – will largely be grandfathered in, new devices will be restricted to at least 50 feet from a property line, 100 feet from a neighbor and must get new permits of about $25 in addition to electrical or plumbing permits. Smokestacks must be two feet taller than the roofline of the building heated or the neighbor’s roofline, which ever is higher.

What to do with Dylan Wynn; Court frets over imperfect options

The court struggles with how best to position the teenager for success; Dylan shot his abusive father last year at the behest of his mother and grandmother

Viny says: Vote

Italian Delight gets Blue Ribbon honor

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