South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
05/21/15 - 6:34 am
Making good on a vow he made at the May meeting of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, David Smith said Monday that he and group of concerned citizens have…
05/21/15 - 6:32 am
05/21/15 - 6:30 am
Sheriff Fred S. Clark formally announced Tuesday he will seek a second term as Halifax County Sheriff in the Nov. 3 general election.
05/21/15 - 6:56 am
Halifax County High School will host four Conference 16 games in three sports Friday.
- More A&E
05/21/15 - 6:19 am
Life is a long, winding road … with debris deposited along the way. Let’s scoop up our share:
05/13/15 - 7:22 am
“Whether people feel comfortable with me or our school board at this time should not be the question,” writes Superintendent of Schools Jim Thornton this week as he takes a shot at the Board of Supervisors — example #2,367 in the genre. I agree: the question of local funding for education should be considered independently of Thornton’s leadership of the division. Yet is such an exercise in compartmentalization really possible?
05/07/15 - 6:20 am
I’ve received some requests for the next installment in The Adventures of Halasz in Wonderland* — the story that made its debut last week in this space that actually was a veiled cry for help from someone whose job entails following the antics of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors — but I’ll admit to not being able to work up much enthusiasm for a sequel (yet).
05/06/15 - 7:25 am
School personnel director Laura Pittard penned a Viewpoint letter last week that took us to task for The Sun’s coverage of a School Board vote two weeks ago that failed on a 4-4 tie.
04/30/15 - 6:28 am
Staunton’s assistant city manager, Jim Halasz, was tapped as Halifax County Administrator on a unanimous 7-0 vote by the Board of Supervisors Monday night. Halasz (pronounced “Hallas,” with a silent z) will begin his duties in the county on Monday, July 9. —The News & Record, June 28, 2012
04/22/15 - 6:16 am
The Marines will be making touchdown Saturday at South Boston Speedway and the Halifax County Fairgrounds, part of a Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) urban training exercise to prepare for tasks ranging from combat operations to search-and-rescue missions.
04/15/15 - 7:29 am
Maybe the news isn’t quite as thick as the pollen nowadays, but there’s still plenty of activity out there to sift through. Let’s take a sniff:
04/09/15 - 7:18 am
You gotta love this observation from Fifth District Rep. Robert Hurt: “I am advocating for policies and a discourse in Washington that follow the example that … state and local officials set in their roles.” Say, has anyone noticed our congressman setting foot in Halifax County lately?
04/02/15 - 5:46 am
Get out your nun costumes, everyone, and let’s sing along:
04/01/15 - 6:50 am