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Halifax County trustees target math scores, keep student transcript fees

Study group to look at proposals to outsource custodial functions

South Boston enacts inclement weather policy, honors Crowder

Finance panel to look at budget, proposals for Halifax Elementary


Comets run away from Dan River

Halifax County, now 15-5, pestered Dan River with relentless hustle en route to a 54-42 win.





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Mecklenburg County supervisors waver on work to elementary schools

Mecklenburg County supervisors continue to spar with school superintendent James Thornton over capital improvements for Mecklenburg School facilities. Differences arose Monday during a meeting of the supervisors Budget and Finance Committee after Thornton renewed his request to use money set aside from a two-cent tax real estate tax hike to construct additions for three elementary schools.


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The scene on I-85 after a tractor-trailer wrecked and caught fire. (Photo by Derek Hazelwood)
Interstate closed by truck fire

A case of mistaken identity leads to arrest nonetheless

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Demetrius McCray, left, and Tyshon Lateek Jones
An anonymous tipster watching America’s Most Wanted on television mistook Demetrius McCray, 23, of South Hill, for Tyshon Lateek Jones, a Maryland murder suspect and the subject of the show whose last known address was Martinsburg, W. Va.

Partners sought for big catfish tourney

Clarksville Economic Development Association (CEDA) is seeking area partners to sponsor one of the top year-end catfish events in the country, Cabela’s King Kat Classic. The four-day team event awards cash and prizes valued at more than $70,000, including a new boat, motor and trailer to the winners.

Candidates start to file for upcoming town elections

Deadline to enter is March 6

South Hill transitions to private garbage service

Four months after Town Manager Kim Callis first discussed outsourcing South Hill’s trash collection services, Waste Industries, Inc., a private hauler, has begun collection and disposal of curbside solid waste for South Hill residents.

Boydton’s birthday party: bell ringing and candle burning

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