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Halifax moves towards raising its meals tax

Museum turns tables on challenge of fund raising

Banister swept up by River Rubbish Rampage


Comets pick up shut out win over William Campbell






Lowe’s Heroes spruce up Sinai Elementary

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Pictured with fifth-graders during their P.E. class are those who helped with the Lowe’s Heroes projects at Sinai Elementary School. From left, they are, Sinai Principal Mike Wilborne, Lowe’s store Manager Simon Jones, Aubrey Roller, Peggy Daniel, Jeff Puryear, Betty Poole, Bill Saunders, Robbie Wazeka, Schools Superintendent Paul Stapleton, Coleman Speece of Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation, Logan Young of the foundation and Randy Irby of Irby’s Property Management. Not pictured are representatives of Epps Landscaping and Bo’s Hydraulics.
Lowe’s Heroes program this month undertook several projects at Sinai Elementary School: reworking an old ball diamond and erecting a chain-link fence and bench, putting in new landscape timbers around a swing set and beautifying the school marquee.

South Boston Council meets today

South Boston Town Council holds its work session at 5:45 p.m. today.

Prizery season offers comedy,  jazz, Shakespeare, local talent

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Top, Aquila Theatre’s “MacBeth”, left, L’Tanya Mari, right, Eugenia Zuckerman.
The Prizery arts center announces its 2011-12 season line-up, a mix of mostly professional performances with some local talent tossed in.

Burton fined, suspended for altercation on track at SoBo

Jeb Burton was fined $250 Friday and suspended from NASCAR until Sept. 7 for his actions during the first twin Late Model race last weekend at South Boston Speedway.

Will she or won’t she? Hurricane Irene flirts with Halifax County

Unlike the Eastern parts of North Carolina and Virginia, where an encounter with Hurricane Irene is considered a sure thing, Halifax County residents are more in limbo.

Warner gives talk on economy, deficits to Chamber crowd

U.S. Senator Mark Warner laid out several ideas to get the economy moving as he met with about 100 business leaders and members of the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday morning.

First an earthquake, now a hurricane:  Irene takes her swing this weekend, but where?

With Virginia’s once-in-a-lifetime, 5.8 magnitude earthquake presumably one for the record books, all eyes (certainly in the emergency services community) are turning to Hurricane Irene, the first hurricane of 2011, as it makes its way up the East Coast from the Bahamas.

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