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Perriello hails police grant

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Top, South Boston Town Manager Ted Daniel showed off plans for the renovation of the Washington-Coleman school building as Fifth District Congressman Tom Perriello joined a discussion with Deputy School Superintendent Larry Clark, Superintendent of Schools Paul Stapleton, South Boston Recreation Director Matt McCargo and Valdiva Marshall, Title I Coordinator for Halifax County Schools. Above, Perriello announces a $147,750 USDA grant for the Sheriff's Department as he was joined by Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin and Major Thomas Logan. (SOMcL photos)

Fifth District Rep. Tom Perriello brought good news to the community Wednesday, announcing a $147,750 public safety grant for the Halifax County Sheriff’s Department. The grant will help the Sheriff’s office purchase six new vehicles as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Facilities program.

Danville woman killed in crash

A 20 year old Danville woman was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident that occurred in Halifax County on the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 5.

Supes race through light meeting agenda

Halifax County supervisors completed their monthly meeting Monday evening in record time, spending some 30 minutes in open session. The supervisors had no public hearings on their agenda since the only application they had received for a conditional use permit — for W.A. Stevens to operate an internet gaming cafe in ED4 — was canceled prior to the meeting.

Meadville Center is mortgage-free

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Officers of the Banister, Staunton River and Sunnyside Missionary Baptist Center gathered last Saturday, Oct. 2 to celebrate their organization's work of more than 30 years. From left, first row, vice chairman Bernard Chambers, secretary Bettye Morris and Harvey Dillard, director. In the second row are members Rev. Paul W. Bruce, Harvey Cunningham and Lewis Easley.

Deputies investigate two reports of larceny

First Farm Animal Field Day held at fairgrounds

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LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE FARM — Local third graders are learning more about farming during the 100th anniversary of the Halifax County Fair. All the third graders either have or will visit the fair during school hours this week to learn more about agriculture and livestock.
The Halifax County Fair is celebrating its 100th anniversary this week, but one group will be launching a new program designed to teach third grade students about animal agriculture.

Lindstrand aerostat on display to the world

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Performers are seen underneath an aerostat during the opening ceremony for the 19th Commonwealth Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct. 3. This is the largest aerostat in the world and it was built by Lindstrand USA in South Boston.

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