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Town of Halifax takes steps to paint street lines

The Town of Halifax is contracting to have the on-street parking lines and yellow no parking curbs painted along U.S. Highway 501 (Main Street) on Monday Nov. 22 starting at 4 p.m. beginning from the railroad tracks and moving north. The crew plans to delay the sections along the Main Street commercial area until after 5 p.m. later that afternoon as a convenience to businesses and patrons.

Halifax Town Council meets Tuesday

Halifax Town Council will meet tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall to first host a public hearing on the Town’s request to the Virginia General Assembly to amend the town’s existing charter to allow for municipal elections to be held during the November General Election rather than holding town council elections in May municipal elections. Following the public hearing, Council is expected to approve the amendment.

Friday service set for Mosby

South Boston News
Alexander “Sandy” Mosby
Alexander “Sandy” Mosby, a pillar of the Halifax community and volunteer for causes including Habitat for Humanity and the local prison ministries program, died overnight after an apparent gun accident Sunday.

Possible error in Town of Halifax personal property tax bills

A computer error has occurred again this year at the Halifax County Commissioner of Revenue's Office involving the calculation of the total amount of vehicle license fees owed. The Halifax Town Manager encourages residents and businesses to carefully review their personal property tax notice to confirm the appropriate vehicle license fee has been assessed for the property they own ($25 per automobile or recreational vehicle and $5 per motorcycle) as of Jan. 1, 2010.

Happy times in Halifax

South Boston News
The Grills & Thrills event in Halifax on Saturday drew a big crowd throughout the day, with site-cooked barbeque drawing raves from the visitors. (David Conner II photo)

Trick or treat in Halifax

South Boston News
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to the Town of Halifax Treat Trail for lots of Tricks and Treats on Saturday, October 30 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Costume/coloring contests for ages 0-12, Trunk-or-Treat at Beth Car Baptist Church, spooky games and enter the Tent of Terror at the Halifax Fire Department. Look for the lighted jack-o-lanterns at local and participating businesses. Standing, back row: Donna Brauda, Rebecca Rodgers, Convergence Art Guild, David Martin, Halifax Chief of Police, Denise Barksdale, Town of Halifax, Stewart Comer, Halifax Police Department, Sam Thompson, Cozy Cottage, Lanier Moore, Garlands Jewelry, Dorothy Davis, K&D Flooring, Carrie Pate, Benchmark Community Bank, Teresa Davis and Marsha Hite, Hite Insurance. Kneeling: Nellie Zamora, Convergence Art Guild, Steven Schopen, Molasses Grill, Betsye Throckmorton, The Packhouse, Tommy Reagan, Halifax Town Council, Bill Granger, Triangle Florist. Not in picture Debbie Thompson, Cozy Cottage.

Musician lineup for Grills & Thrills

South Boston News
Musicians scheduled to play Saturday during the Town of Halifax's Grills & Thrills include, from left, first row, Maryanne and Alex Austin. Second row, Nelly Z. Jones, Jackson Owen-Shine, Dan Shaughnessy-Shine & Saved by Grace. Third row, Randy Savage-DEM, David Martin-DEM, Robbie Owen-Shine, Harvey Throckmorton-Saved by Grace, Daniel Lloyd-Saved by Grace. Not pictured, Joe Pate-DEM, Ricky Gordon-Saved by Grace, Virginia Jenkins and Justin Butterworth-The Squash Blossoms. The schedule for the day is:
10 a.m.-Maryanne & Alex Austin
11 a.m.-Nelly Z. Jones (kids area Halifax Library)
11.30 a.m.-Shine
1 p.m.-Saved by Grace
2 p.m.-David Ellis Martin
3-5 p.m.-Squash Blossoms with 4 p.m. intermission-Nelly Z. Jones

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