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  1. South Boston woman wins $100,000 lottery prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... matched all five numbers in the July 18 day drawing with a ticket she bought at Short Stop, 3014 Love Shop Road in Halifax. When asked what she plans to do with her winnings, Ms. Faulkner said she hasn't had a new car in more than 20 years, so she ...

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  2. Halifax County on watchlist for elevated wildfire riskRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Extreme summer heat coupled with a lack of humidity has put Halifax County at elevated risk for wildfires, and residents are being asked to take precautions to prevent an outbreak. "We're seeing some very high readings on our drought indices," said John Miller, director of fire and emergency response for the Virginia Department of Forestry.

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  3. DUI charged after woman struck by car, airlifted to N.C.Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A 41-year-old Halifax woman suffered serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Ball Park Loop Road around midnight July 20. Julanda Howard was taken to the local hospital and later airlifted to a North Carolina hospital for treatment. She was walking along Ball Park Loop when a 2004 Mercury Marquis driven by 53-year-old Donald Kirby backed out of a private driveway and struck her.

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  4. A haven for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... employment. "We want to be the best neighbors on this street," said Bonita Nelson, president of "Do Something in Halifax," a local non-profit organization that has spearheaded establishment of the center. Group members announced late last week they ...

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  5. Lambert family rolling in for '911 For Justice' rally Sept. 11Read the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Lambert was tasered repeatedly outside the hospital ER and died early the next morning after being taken to the Halifax jail for medical treatment. State medical examiners ruled that cocaine use led to Lambert's death from heart failure, and local ...

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  6. Johnston brings campaign to HalifaxRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Jamaal Johnston who is challenging Del. James Edmunds for his seat representing the 60th district in the Virginia House of Delegates, visited Halifax County Friday.

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  7. Fast motoring to the farmers martRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Saturday mornings, there's usually a bustling crowd of farmers, artisans and customers at the Town of Halifax Farmers Market. Local growers and producers come there to offer fresh and healthy food - an underrated commodity in a globalized, mass-market economy.

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  8. Halifax County kicks off search for courthouse renovatorRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County officials have begun soliciting information from building contractors in preparation for carrying out renovations to the Halifax County Courthouse. The first step in choosing a project contractor comes even as Halifax County awaits approval of a zoning permit from the Town of Halifax.

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  9. Verizon store in South Boston changes handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The new Huddle House in South Boston held a grand opening Saturday, drawing a steady throng of hungry diners to the area's newest eatery. A Danville man charged with an April 2016 shooting at the VFW Post in Halifax has pleaded guilty to charges that include attempted second degree murder and malicious wounding.

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  10. Everyone loves a paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The new Huddle House in South Boston held a grand opening Saturday, drawing a steady throng of hungry diners to the area's newest eatery. A Danville man charged with an April 2016 shooting at the VFW Post in Halifax has pleaded guilty to charges that include attempted second degree murder and malicious wounding.

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  11. Lineburg, trustees talk priorities at school retreatRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The new Huddle House in South Boston held a grand opening Saturday, drawing a steady throng of hungry diners to the area's newest eatery. A Danville man charged with an April 2016 shooting at the VFW Post in Halifax has pleaded guilty to charges that include attempted second degree murder and malicious wounding.

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  12. Donations for DardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The new Huddle House in South Boston held a grand opening Saturday, drawing a steady throng of hungry diners to the area's newest eatery. A Danville man charged with an April 2016 shooting at the VFW Post in Halifax has pleaded guilty to charges that include attempted second degree murder and malicious wounding.

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  13. Shooter at Halifax VFW pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A Danville man charged with an April 2016 shooting at the VFW Post in Halifax has pleaded guilty to charges that include attempted second degree murder and malicious wounding. Malik Ratwon Cobbs, 21, is set to be sentenced in September after entering guilty pleas Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court.

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  14. Damning decline: Southside population losses continue, and may be increasingRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Two-thirds of the way through the current decade, Southside Virginia's population losses are continuing, and they may be accelerating. According to new estimates from University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, Halifax County has lost 1.8 percent of its population since 2010.

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  15. Office site switcharoo draws cool receptionRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County supervisors have floated a new idea for where to put the Commonwealth's Attorney's office, although the plan has gotten a cold shoulder from the prosecutors it is intended to help. On Monday, members of the Board of Supervisors suggested that Commonwealth's Attorney Tracy Quackenbush Martin and her staff could move into the Sheriff's Office building on Main Street in Halifax, a few doors down from the Courthouse.

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  16. Swingin' over the Staunton?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A Farmville man is under arrest after slamming his vehicle into three police cruisers during a lengthy, high-speed chase Friday night in Halifax County. With demolition of the historic and scenic Clarkton Bridge virtually assured, some citizens of Halifax and Charlotte counties are scrambling to see that a replacement structure is built over the Staunton River.

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  17. Bethune's Past, in PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A Farmville man is under arrest after slamming his vehicle into three police cruisers during a lengthy, high-speed chase Friday night in Halifax County. Carolyn Hall Richardson points to her younger self in the photo montage of the graduating class of 1966 at Mary Bethune High School.

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  18. Solar next door may offer guide to Halifax County policyRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A Farmville man is under arrest after slamming his vehicle into three police cruisers during a lengthy, high-speed chase Friday night in Halifax County. Halifax County officials appear ready to follow the lead of their next-door neighbors in Mecklenburg County in dealing with the rise of solar energy in the region.

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  19. Kilo of cocaine found in traffic stop; Richmond man chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A Richmond man remains in jail in Halifax after being arrested in a June 14 traffic stop on Philpott Road. Inside his vehicle, police found a kilo of cocaine with an estimated street value of more than $100,000.

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  20. Search goes on for missing N.C. manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    A Richmond man is being held in jail in Halifax after a June 14 traffic stop on Philpott Road led to the discovery of a kilo of cocaine with an After a two-decade, citizen-led effort to save the structure, Virginia Department of Transportation is moving forward to demolish historic Clarkton Bridge at the border of Halifax and Charlotte counties. Friends and family of Thomas Earl Finch have gathered in Bracey this week as the search for the missing Garner, N.C. man continues.

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