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Jobless rate ticks up to 7.1 percent

More people find work during month of May, but swelling labor force outpaces gains

Halifax police gain lifesaving devices

Village Association merchants donate funds for squad car defibrillators


Errors doom Post 8

Locals fall to 7-2 with Martinsville defeat






Virgilina man charged with felony wounding

A 31 year old Virgilina man has been charged with two felony counts following a late Saturday night shooting which took place on Hudson Road in Virgilina.

Convergence Art Guild screens ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ for Halloween

South Boston News
On Saturday, Oct. 29, Convergence Art Guild in Halifax will open its doors at 8:30 p.m. for “The Rocky Horror Freakshow Party,” a Halloween themed event geared to raise money and awareness for the Guild and get everyone in the spirit of the season.

Tourism spending rises in Halifax

Halifax County Department of Tourism announced today that tourism generated $38,125,365 in visitor spending, supported 508 jobs and generated $734,379 in local taxes in 2010. The figures represent a 10.2 percent increase over 2009 and point to the importance of tourism to the local economy.

Liberty VFD prepares for door-to-door campaign

It is that time of year for Liberty Vol Fire Depts annual fundraiser. We will be going door to door in our territory on Saturday Nov. 5. As most of our community and county know, on April 27 and EF-2 tornado touched down on the :Liberty area and went on into Charlotte County.

Mini-grants aid education projects around county

South Boston News
MINI-GRANT RECIPIENTS — Seventy-nine teachers from each of the county schools received mini-grants ranging from $44 to $500 for special projects they have created.
On Thursday afternoon, 79 local teachers were awarded mini-grants to help defray the cost of some 49 special projects which their students will benefit from. Teachers from every school in the county were chosen to receive the awards.

Leaf collection begins in South Boston

UPDATE - Suspect surrenders

South Boston News
John Phillip Martin
John Phillip Martin, of Clover, surrendered to police in Charlotte County this morning around 8 a.m., according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

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