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Friday Night Jam

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A large crowd was on hand for the first Friday Night Jam at the Halifax Farmer’s Market. Drew Granger made sure everyone had a balloon. (David Conner II photo)

Friday Night Jams

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FRIDAY NIGHT IN HALIFAX — The Farmers Market, located in the parking lot of the former Farmers Food store in Halifax, will not only offer fresh vegetables and plants for sale, but the air will be filled with music as David Martin plays at 6 p.m. and Shine takes over at 7:30. Kids will have the opportunity to show off their musical talents as well while school supplies will be collected.

FEDERAL WINDFALL: $15.4 MIL

South Boston News
BIGGEST GRANT IN 27 YEARS — Halifax County Service Authority (HCSA) Executive Director Willie Jones on Tuesday afternoon inked a Letter of Conditions from USDA for a $15.4 million grant/loan for the upgrade of the Maple Avenue Wastewater Treatment Plant. Standing behind Jones are Kimble Reynolds of 5th District Congressman Tom Perriello's office, Doug Bowman, chairman of the HCSA, Arthur Powers, of USDA's Rural Development, Mark Estes, Director of Operations for HCSA, Arnetta Roberts, HCSA's office manager, Joyce French, Executive Director of the Southside Planning District Commission, Megan French, project engineer and Gail Moody, Southside Planning District Commission community development planner. (SOMcL photo)
The Halifax County Service Authority has secured $15.4 million in federal funding to upgrade the Maple Avenue wastewater treatment plant, addressing a top priority of the HCSA and local economic development officials who say the infrastructure work is needed to attract new business and employers.

Confroy elected Halifax vice-mayor

Halifax Town Council on Tuesday evening elected Bill Confroy to serve as the Town’s vice mayor for the next two years. The choice of Confroy came after fellow councilman Jack Dunavant suggested that the office should be rotated among council members to give each an opportunity to serve.

Town of Halifax sets hours, schedule for Fourth of July

Halifax Town Hall will be closed on Monday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day. Please be aware that the Town of Halifax will be picking up recyclables on Friday, July 9 due to the modified Holiday schedule.

Halifax Farmers Market opens

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A BIG DAY IN HALIFAX — Customers, vendors and visitors were all pleased Saturday with the big turnout at the grand opening celebration of the Farmers Market in Halifax, located in front of the old Farmers Foods store on Main Street. Vendors offered homegrown tomatoes, cucumbers, squash and corn, as well as canned jams and jellies and freshly baked breads and pies. Music by the Bluegrass 5 and the Halifax Hillbillies also brought out a lot of fans, as did other activities offered during the event. The market will be open on Fridays and Saturdays during the summer months.

Halifax welcomes return of Farmers Market Saturday

The Halifax Farmers Market will host its second annual grand opening Saturday morning, June 26 beginning at 8 a.m. The market is located in the former Farmer’s Food parking lot in town.

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