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Wade elected local GOP unit chair

A TIME OF LAUGHTER AND FUN

Enthusiastic crowd turns out for YMCA Community Day in Chase City

Speakers debate future of Halifax’s Confederate statue

Halifax supervisors were on the receiving end of a spirited debate as citizens spoke out for and against removing the county's Confederate soldier statue.

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Junior golfers bring home wins in season finale

Four division winners in Southside Piedmont Junior championships golf play hail from county courses

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Drug, weapons counts filed

An early morning traffic stop on May 12, resulted in several drug and weapon charges. Deputy Tyler Clarke stopped Stevie Thomas Taylor, age 41, of 1043 Carr Lane, Halifax at around 2 a.m. Wednesday on North Main Street in South Boston for an equipment violation.

Lakefest earns more accolades

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Clarksville’s 33rd annual Virginia Lake Festival (Lakefest) was recently awarded the “One of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast” certifications by the Southeast Tourism Society of Atlanta. Justin Eubank, president of the Clarksville Lake Country Chamber of Commerce and Linda Williams, executive director, display the award. This year’s festival is scheduled for July 15-17.

So Bo Farmers Mart hosts Strawberry Day

Strawberry season is here! Nothing says “Hello Summer,’ like fresh ripe locally grown strawberries, now available at local farmers markets and produce stands. Fresh, frozen, sliced, jellied, pureed; everyone has their favorite way of eating them.

4-H Camp signup deadline May 15

CSES receives Red Cross honor

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From left, Ginger Weaver, Halifax-Charlotte Co. American Red Cross; Lisa Long, principal Cluster Springs Elementary School, Moira Dempsey, art teacher; Barbara Gentry, para-professional; Marliss H. Barczak, associate principal, and Reginald E. Gordon, chief executive office of the Greater Richmond Chapter of the American Red Cross
On Saturday, May 8, Cluster Springs Elementary School received the American Red Cross Good Neighbor Award from the American Red Cross Greater Richmond Chapter. This award was given to the school for partnering with the Red Cross to provide exceptional service. Cluster Springs Elementary School raised over $2,000 for the Red Cross with their “Homes for Haiti” project.

Celebrating life in the country lane

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AT NOLAND VILLAGE ON SATURDAY — With blue skies overhead and a nice breeze throughout the day, a large crowd turned out for the annual Noland Country Fair celebration. The Railroad Express was a hit with the children while Cecil Jones, standing in the center, looks on as Ricky Loftis dips and Clyde Owens stirs the Brunswick Stew they were making on site. Joe and Betty Swann of Drakes Branch cool off in their restored 1912 E-M-F (Everett, Metzger and Flanders) automobile.(Danny Lamberth photos)

Trustees look to conduct study

Halifax County School Board trustees will meet Monday to discuss steps towards conducting an efficiency review of the local school division.

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