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Halifax County School Board trustees will get their first report on local and statewide SOL test scores when they meet this evening at 7:30 p.m. for their monthly public session Activity at the Banister River Gateway Project has picked up during the past two weeks in Halifax as drier weather conditions have followed the unusually wet weeks of July and A grand jury has issued seven indictments against former Halifax County supervisor and school transportation chief Earl Womack for felony embezzlement. The indictments were handed down Monday morning at Halifax County Circuit Court.
Activity at the Banister River Gateway Project has picked up during the past two weeks in Halifax as drier weather conditions have followed the unusually wet weeks of July and Duke Energy employees visited South Boston Friday on a mission to forge closer ties to the community and make amends for the coal ash spill on the Dan River - a task that involved lots of manual labor on a muggy late summer day. The goal: Build a walking track at the Washington-Coleman Community Center.
Halifax County Board of Supervisors Finance Chairman Doug Bowman renewed his call Tuesday night for a single county finance office to take on the duties now carried out by four different offices. "I feel it is incumbent upon us to look at ways to cut costs," Bowman told fellow supervisors at their monthly meeting Tuesday night in Halifax.
The Comets made a change in the program after the Mike Roark-era did not work out.
South Boston Police are looking for the person who assaulted and robbed a citizen on Cherry Street early Monday, Aug. 25. Officers were called at 4:42 a.m. to the scene where the victim told them he was walking to McDonald's when he was assaulted by a black male who was wearing a black hoodie.
For most of the past year there has been a small group of food distribution agencies in Halifax county that have been meeting in order to address the food insecurity issues of the county.
Route 662 over Tanners Branch, from its intersection with Route 660 to its intersection with Route 684 will be temporarily closed to through traffic beginning on Monday, Sept.
Having originated in Colonial-era taverns, the U.S. Postal Service is returning to its roots with the growing use of Village Post Offices to serve rural communities.
Virginia's largest electric utility company is pledging to ramp up its reliance on solar power - two years after cancelling a commercial-scale pilot project in Halifax County that would have tapped the power of the sun to power hundreds of homes.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 07:50 am
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