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HRH hosts obesity symposium

South Boston News
Halifax Regional Hospital recently hosted a symposium addressing issues of obesity in adults and children. The Continuing Medical Education (CME) program, coordinated by Tessie Otero-Truitt, M.D., chair of Halifax Regional’s Continuing Medical Education committee and Shirley Loy, Halifax Regional’s CME coordinator, featured faculty presenters from Harvard School of Medicine, University of North Carolina Children’ Hospital, Animus Corporation and the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Over fifty physicians and clinical professionals participated in the four-hour event. From left, P. Gunnar Brolinsin, D.O; Tessie Otera-Truitt, M.D.; Shirley Loy, Halifax Regional’s CME coordinator; Shipra Patel, M.D.; Katie Conschafter, MS, LDN, CDE and Helen Delichatsios, M.D.

Waterline on the table

South Boston News
NEW WATERLINE FOR BANISTER SHORES? - John F. Giese, Petroleum Programs Remediation Manager for the Department of Environmental Quality, fielded questions from about 20 residents of Banister Shores and Lakeside Drive about a proposed new waterline being extended to the area by the Halifax County Service Authority on Thursday afternoon. (SOMcL photo)
An estimated 20 residents of Occoneechee Trail and Lake Shore Drive gathered Thursday to hear what officials of the state’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) would tell them about the proposed water line to Banister Shores. The session, held by members of the Board of Directors for the Halifax County Service Authority, provided an opportunity for the 19 homeowners who will be affected by the new line to ask questions and air their concerns.

Kerr Reservoir allocation plan selected by Authority

Members of the Halifax County Service Authority on Thursday unanimously gave their support for Option Three of the choices presented to them for the allocation of stored water from the Kerr Reservoir.

Family threatened in home invasion

Halifax County deputies were called to the home of Phyllis Francisco of 4090 Lennig Road, Nathalie around 4:45 a.m. Thursday, May 20 after she called for help.

Halifax Farmer’s Market gearing up for new season

South Boston News
From left, Halifax County Farmer's Market Association vice-president Chandler Hughes, president Ray Satterfield, events coordinator Erin Shaughnessy and Denise Barksdale with the Town of Halifax.
Halifax is gearing up to open its Farmer’s Market located in the former Farmers Foods parking lot on Main Street. Market days will be Friday from 9 a.m. until and Saturday from 7:30 a.m.-until.

Real estate tax bills mailed, first installment due June 7

Halifax County 2010 real estate tax bills were mailed out last week. The State Code of Virginia requires that bills be mailed not later than 14 days prior to the due date of the taxes.

Davis named Teacher of the Year

South Boston News
DIVISION TEACHER OF THE YEAR — South Boston Elementary School’s fifth grade teacher Patricia Davis was named the Division Teacher of the Year on Tuesday night at a banquet held at The Prizery. Here she is shown receiving the award from Superintendent of Schools Paul Stapleton and Dr. Roger Long, Vice-Chairman of the Halifax County School Board.
A fifth grade teacher at South Boston Elementary School on Tuesday evening was named the 2010 Division Teacher of the Year. Patricia Davis, who has been teaching children for the past 23 years, was selected for the honor from among the ten teachers who were nominated from each of the county schools as their “Teacher of the Year.”

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