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Halifax supervisors tee up school borrowing of $135 million, employee pay raises

Halifax County is poised to borrow $105 million to build a new high school with an additional $25 million set aside for elementary school upgrades — the recommendation of the…

Tuck Airport gets $790,000 from infrastructure bill

$1.2 trillion package delivers $400 million for Virginia’s airports; South Boston, Mecklenburg-Brunswick airports win funding.

In memory of Jordan


Grapplers fall in tri meet

Lack of numbers, forfeits hurt Comet wrestlers in opening match





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No comment on Halifax budget draws n

No one came forth at a public hearing held by Halifax Town Council Tuesday evening on the first reading of the Town’s $880,294 FY 2010-2011 budget. The budget, which is based on a 17.5 cent per $100 real estate tax rate, shows a 4.49 percent increase over the budget of the current year, with most of the increase coming from the $60,000 VDOT Enhancement Grant for the Banister River Gateway Project.

Former Halifax mayor, dentist dies

Quiet greets South Boston budget

South Boston Town Council members received no public comment on Monday evening on their advertised $8,489,114 FY 2010-2011 budget, which shows an overall 7.3 percent decease from the current year’s budget and includes no tax or fee increases.

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

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