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HCSA gets earful on sewer leak, fees connection fee

Halifax resident complains of sewage spilling onto property; Cannon denied request for relief with new home connections

Decision on new HCHS principal put off

Trustees will wait until spring to name Randolph successor

Halifax County, towns to hold joint meeting


Dukes extend run of futility for Barons

Early turnovers open door for 26-point outburst by Cumberland in first half





Halifax > Halifax Police

McDonnell to appeal FEMA disaster aid denial

Gov. Bob McDonnell will appeal the May 7 denials by the Federal Emergency Management Agency of disaster assistance for Virginians affected by a series of strong tornadoes during April.

Wilkerson named Halifax County’s teacher of the year

South Boston News
Michael G. Wilkerson, an algebra teacher at HCMS was named the 2011 Teacher of the Year for the Halifax County Public School system. With him is superintendent Paul Stapleton, left, and Halifax County School Board Chairman Stuart Comer. (SOM photo)
Michael G. Wilkerson, an algebra teacher at Halifax County Middle School, was named 2011 Halifax County Public School's Teacher of the Year at the annual Teacher of the Year Banquet Monday evening at The Prizery.

Halifax fire origin ‘undetermined’

The Halifax Police Department has received the fire scene examination report from the Virginia State Police Arson Investigator regarding the house fire on April 12 at 765 N. Main Street.

Virgilina Memorial service slated at cemetery

South Boston News
29TH ANNUAL SUMMERFEST — The Virgilina Volunteer Fire Association makes plans for its 29th annual Summerfest on Saturday, May 28, beginning at 11 a.m. with the parade. Pictured are planners and some of the sponsors, kneeling, left to right, Linda Tuck, Haleigh Ellixson, Hannah Ellixson, Ralph Murray and J.T. Lowery; on the back row are Jennifer Nelson, Ray Nelson, James Young, Carol Smith, Tony Tuck, Frazier Murray, Thurman Brewer, Larry Wilson, Erwin Lowery, Keith Jones and Gerald Ellixson. Nine-year-old Heather Jaloway will sing the National Anthem. Live music starts at 1 p.m. with the Brown Brothers, followed by Roger and Josh Rice, Lighthouse Quartet featuring Harold Young and Piney Ridge. Mike Brooks and the Konnection Band will play for street dancing beginning at 6 p.m.
The annual Virgilina Memorial Service will be held at the Virgilina Cemetery on Sunday, May 22 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Timothy W. Bowes leading the service.

Hattie Brown’s disappearance happened two years ago

Sunday marked the second anniversary of the disappearance of 48 year old Hattie Gertrude Brown who was last seen at the Sheetz service station in Riverdale with her nephew on May 16, 2009.

Halifax County ecology teams capture first place in annual competition

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Top, Halifax County High School took first in the high school portion of the annual VA-NC Ecology Meet at Occoneechee State Park Thursday. Middle, Halifax County Middle School was first among middle school teams. Above, Bluestone High School was second among high schools.
Ecology teams from both Halifax County High School and Halifax County Middle School took first places Thursday at the annual VA-NC Ecology Meet held at Occoneechee State Park.

Rose revises zoning bid for counseling office in South Boston

Jane Rose, who wants to turn the old South Boston Library into a home for her counseling service, will seek an alternative zoning.

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