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Monday | SoVaNow.com

Fighting Hunger

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.

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Related Topix: Virgilina, VA, Richmond, VA

Monday | SoVaNow.com

Route 662 to close for three weeks

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.

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Related Topix: Pittsylvania County, VA

Monday | SoVaNow.com

100 years a Buffalo Soldier

Ray Shelton and Grace Baptist Church pastor, Jack Stewart performing "Unforgettable" Saturday during Shelton's 100th birthday celebration.

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Related Topix: South Boston, VA, Virgilina, VA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

SoVaNow.com

Alton store gains designation as Village Post Office

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.

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Related Topix: Alton, VA

SoVaNow.com

Dominion plans dive into solar, casts eye on sites

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.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Halifax, VA, Boykins, VA

SoVaNow.com

Same sex marriage frozen by high court

Gay and lesbian couples who want to be married in Virginia or to have their legal marriages from another state recognized will have to continue to wait in legal limbo.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Virginia, US News, US Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Thu Aug 07, 2014

SoVaNow.com

Halifax County supervisors postpone vote on permit, field offer for trash truck

Halifax County Supervisors on Monday night delayed taking action on a request for a conditional use permit which would allow Michael A. Allred to operate a plumbing and well drilling business in ED-6.

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Related Topix: South Boston, VA

SoVaNow.com

Big Numbers for the Night Out

Tuesday's National Night Out event in South Boston drew a record crowd, with some 1,800 tickets given out.

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Related Topix: South Boston, VA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

SoVaNow.com

Five arrested in Mi Carreta break-in

A Monday morning fire razed a two-story rental house at 1911 N. Main Street in South Boston despite quick action by firefighters to quell the blaze.

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Related Topix: South Boston, VA, Scottsburg, VA, Halifax, VA

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Major Renovations, County Office Relocations Underway in Halifax

Halifax Co., VA - It's a multi-million dollar game of musical chairs in Halifax County.

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