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Halifax accepts process for taking down Clarkton Bridge

Two arrested in connection with attack at Alford home

North Carolina authorities are reporting the arrests of two men in the Friday home invasion in Littleton, N.C. that left Nancy Alford dead and her husband, Brodnax pastor John Alford,…

Bluestone student fatally shot; juvenile suspect in custody


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Schools bid farewell to 52 retirees

South Boston News
Halifax County Public School retirees were honored Monday during a reception at Halifax County Middle School.
Fifty-two retirees of the Halifax County Public School system were honored with a reception on Monday afternoon in the cafeteria of Halifax County Middle School. “There is no way we can estimate the years of service and the dedication to the children of this county that you have provided,” said Deputy School Superintendent of Schools Larry Clark who read the names of the honorees.

Principals to seek efficiencies within

School trustees voted Monday night to give Halifax County High School Principal Albert Randolph the go-ahead to begin an internal, school-by-school efficiency study along with other principals.

A Banner Day

South Boston News
The professional cast and crew of "Dames at Sea" and the other two musicals in The Prizery's Summer Theatre Celebration pose beneath one of the new fabric banners hanging in both South Boston and Halifax. The red-white-and-blue banners both promote The Prizery's professional summer season and beautify the Historic Downtown Districts. The family-friendly, rollicking "Dames at Sea" opens next Thursday, June 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Chastain Theatre, coinciding with the opening in the Cage Art Gallery of Karen Shelton's works. A light reception kicks off the special evening. For tickets (children's tickets start at $5; seniors‚ at $11 and adults‚ at $12) or a season schedule, call (434) 572-8339 or visit

South Boston approves budget, backs full pension share payments

South Boston Town Council Monday night appointed a three member board of viewers to study a request to close off a 0.75 acre portion of the Hamilton/College Street right-of-way following a public hearing during which no one commented on the request.

GED graduates celebrate

Shearin fires back at landfill authority

Attorneys for Shearin Construction Inc. in a press release issued this week said it is time to take the company’s case against the Southside Regional Public Service Authority to the taxpayers of the three counties that contracted to build Butcher Creek Regional Landfill.

New law governing Farm Use tags takes effect July 1

South Boston News
Virginia State Police 1st Sgt. Randall K. Pearce said the VSP is attempting to alert area farmers to a pending change in the existing law governing “farm use” tags on vehicles across the state. The new law, which eliminates the registration exemption for passenger cars, takes effect July 1.
A new law enacted by the Virginia General Assembly affecting existing guidelines governing the use of “farm use” tags on automobiles statewide will take effect July 1.

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