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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





Slip not

As long as there are no rakes on the floor for our local leaders to step on, we should — should — get a clean vote to move forward with borrowing for a new high school when the Halifax County Board of Supervisors meets this coming Monday.

Nowhere to go now but up

Let us stipulate up front that of all our county boards — the Board of Supervisors, Industrial Development Authority, School Board — it’s the latter that has the toughest job, and for the most part our school trustees do their jobs better than the rest.

Yes, of course a Henrietta statue

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A highway marker and a gravesite headstone.

All aboard the Odicci Express

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Odicci Alexander pitching at the Super Regionals against Missouri.
What a week for Odicci Alexander, her family, her friends, and all of Mecklenburg County.

Catching up

Apologies to everyone for my absence from this space for (checks calendar) the past two weeks. It’s been a busy stretch, what can I say. Let’s see what we can do today to get caught up on the news ....

Spring surprises

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