NR Community Calendar for March 29, 2012

MEADVILLE ELEMENTARY PTO WOMANLESS BEAUTY PAGEANT MARCH 30 Meadville Elementary School PTO will host their second annual Womanless Beauty Pageant on Friday, March 30 at 7 p.m. Only 350 tickets will sold. Arrive early for a great seat, pizza, drinks and lots of fun! MARY M. BETHUNE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE The applications are available at the guidance office at the […]

Infant’s condition prompts suspicion

South Boston police investigate possible abuse of 12-week-old


Halifax County meals tax goes into effect Sunday

Banister beset by bacteria

The Banister River continues to battle problems with E. coli — essentially poop — as a new stretch of the waterway has been flagged by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality: more than nine miles from Banister Lake to its connection to the Dan River.

Halifax County supervisors meet to set real estate tax rate

Halifax County Supervisors will meet today at 6 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex to officially set the real estate tax rate for the coming fiscal year which has been advertised at 47 cents per $100 assessed value.

Anderson, Lumsden lauded

Charles Anderson Lawn Care Service was named Chamber Business of 2011 at the Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet on Tuesday night. Anderson Lawn Care was recognized for its business culture which promotes community involvement and giving back.

South Boston Council proposes $9.9 mil budget

No new fees, no big changes planned

Halifax County School Board resumes budget deliberations

Halifax County school board trustees will meet again Friday at 6 p.m. in the school conference room to continue their budget deliberations.

Henry Hoover Loftis

ROXBORO, N.C. – Henry Hoover Loftis, 83, of 867 City Lake Road, died March 26, 2012. Born in Halifax County, he was a son of the late Zelda Falson Walker Loftis and the late Henry Wise Loftis. He was a retired salesman for Smith Automotive, a U.S. Army veteran and a lifelong member of North Fork Baptist Church. Surviving are […]

Harold Newman Sr.

Harold Newman Sr. of Bold Springs Road, South Boston died Friday, March 23, 2012 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 88. Born in Chatteroy, W. Va., on April 3, 1923, he was the son of the late John Newman and Mary Crawley Newman. He was married to the late Mattie Sue Terry and served as a deacon and […]