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  1. Local jobless rate plunges to 7.8 percentRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Unemployment in Halifax County took a nosedive in September - falling by almost one-and-a-half points to 7.8 percent, the lowest rate in years. The jobless rate had been 9.2 percent in August.

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  2. Innovation Direct to Head Up Marketing and Licensing Campaign...Read the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | PR.com

    An innovative and fun new twist on a widely used baby product, the Infant Stroller and Auto Motif, has been developed by Darryl Chandler of Halifax, Virginia. The invention's unique appearance renders it an eye-catching yet fully functional stroller.

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  3. A Halloween letter from Halifax County Sheriff Fred ClarkRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    It's hard to believe that a cool, but busy, Virginia summer has already passed us by and children across our beautiful county are already back in school and full of anticipation of upcoming fall activities. Whatever the time of year, your Halifax County Sheriff's Office is on duty to serve our community and we appreciate your continued support.

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  4. Halifax County supervisors make Enterprise Zone benefits more clearRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... that locate in the local Enterprise Zone will become clearer and more consistent following a vote Monday by the Halifax County Board of Supervisors. Supervisors, meeting in joint session with town council members from South Boston and Halifax, voted ...

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  5. Former Halifax County school employees lose in court - againRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... along and clarifies details for the reader. The same is true when a story is brought to Lawsuits filed by two former Halifax County Public Schools employees against the School Board were tossed in court Wednesday, although the presiding judge left ...

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  6. Halifax County, towns to hold joint meetingRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors will meet with town council members from South Boston and Halifax tonight at 6 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex. The meeting begins with a public hearing to receive comments on proposed amendments to the Enterprise Zone.

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  7. HCSA gets earful on sewer leak, fees connection feeRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Two local residents voiced complaints on familiar topics - fees and sewage overflow - Thursday at a board meeting of the Halifax County Service Authority. The speakers, Steve Salley of Halifax and local developer John Cannon, renewed past requests for relief from HCSA directors.

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  8. Tax deadlines jeopardized by tardy billsRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council on Tuesday evening approved a recommendation from its Finance Committee to apply for $1.3 million in VDOT Revenue Sharing funds which will allow the town to Over the protests of Baskerville-area representative Bill Blalock, members of the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to take sealed bids to sell the now-shuttered Buckhorn Elementary School Both the towns of South Boston and Halifax have encountered problems this year getting annual real estate and personal property tax bills to residents in timely fashion.

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  9. Two Halifax County Volunteer Fire Departments Receive Surprise $100,000 ChecksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Halifax Co., VA-- Two volunteer fire departments in Halifax County said they were stunned after a very generous donation this past weekend. Clover and Triangle Volunteer Fire Departments each received a $100,000 check on Saturday.

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  10. Halifax Council ponders changes to police budgetRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax Town Council will meet on Tuesday for its monthly workshop meeting at 6:30 p.m., followed by the regular monthly session of Council. Members of the town's Business Development Committee, headed by chairman Ronnie Duffey, will review the Wild Blue River Festival and activities at the Farmer's Market, as well the planned grand opening of the Blue Ribbon Market on South Main Street at the end of this month.

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  11. Windfall on a wet dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... were won by Patricia Jennings of South Boston, who donated her winnings back to the department, and J.D. Conner of Halifax, Scottie Fears of Clover and Larry Francisco of Nathalie. "All in all, we were very pleased with the events of the day and ...

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  12. Museum priority: infusion of cash, members, energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    In two weeks, the Comets will welcome Patrick County for Homecoming, meaning that the Comet squad has a decent shot at a three-game winning streak if Halifax can get past Museum director Beth Coates, president Paul Smith and volunteer Linda Mercer with a Civil War-era Gatling gun, on loan from a private collector. One of Halifax County's best sources of information on family genealogy has a generational problem.

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  13. Halifax County supervisors part ways on financial discussionRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    In two weeks, the Comets will welcome Patrick County for Homecoming, meaning that the Comet squad has a decent shot at a three-game winning streak if Halifax can get past Opinions were split Monday night as several members of the Board of Supervisors sought to delay an exploration of ways to reconfigure Halifax County's financial operations. The matter, which had been earlier brought forth to the full board as a recommendation from its finance panel, was added to the supervisors' Monday night agenda after the regular agenda had earlier gone out to Board members.

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  14. Library manager tapped for South Boston branchRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    In two weeks, the Comets will welcome Patrick County for Homecoming, meaning that the Comet squad has a decent shot at a three-game winning streak if Halifax can get past The Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System Board of Trustees voted Friday, following a specially called meeting, to approve the hiring of Charles Webb as the new Branch Manager for the South Boston Public Library. Webb's tentative start date is Nov. 3. Webb is a native of Danville and received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.

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  15. Deadline for Halifax County taxes Dec. 5Read the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    In two weeks, the Comets will welcome Patrick County for Homecoming, meaning that the Comet squad has a decent shot at a three-game winning streak if Halifax can get past Halifax County treasurer Linda Foster this week issued a reminder that the deadline for payment of 2014 county real estate and personal property taxes is Dec. 5. Postmarks dated Dec. 5 will be accepted without penalty and interest on personal property and the second installment on real estate taxes. Under state law, a 10 percent penalty and a 10 percent per annum interest rate will be added to all unpaid taxes.

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  16. Church Taking Insurance Agent To Court For Refusing To Pay For...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Halifax Co., VA-- A Halifax County church is going to court to try and get money to help rebuild after the derecho two years ago. The church's pastor, Hubert Pannell, said the Nationwide Insurance agency, owned by Rhonda Womack, refuses to pay to fix the roof, because she believed the church building was in a bad condition before the storm.

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  17. Jobless rates climb in Mecklenburg, regionRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Michael Lee Cousins, 33, who had been the object of a police search for the past several days, was arrested Friday afternoon in the northern portion of Halifax County, according For the third straight month, area unemployment rates have climbed, according to data released by the Virginia Employment Commission last Wednesday. In August, the unemployment rate for Mecklenburg County was 9.7 percent, up from 9.2 percent, 9.0 percent and 8.8 percent in the prior three months, July, June and May. Halifax, Brunswick, Charlotte and Lunenburg Counties saw similar results.

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  18. Halifax County supervisors hone in on workforce fundingRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County's unemployment rate has climbed back over 9 percent - a deterioration of the summer labor market, although roughly on par from where the numbers stood a year ago. The Halifax County Board of Supervisors has one public hearing on the agenda for tonight's monthly meeting - on a multi-county agreement to obtain federal funds for workforce training.

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  19. Search ends with arrest of suspect in northern HalifaxRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Michael Lee Cousins, 33, who had been the object of a police search for the past several days, was arrested Friday afternoon in the northern portion of Halifax County, according to Sheriff Fred Clark. Clark said his office had been looking for Cousins after finding he was wanted on several outstanding warrants, including assault of a family member, eluding law enforcement officers, endangerment, grand larceny of a motor vehicle, driving on a suspended license, reckless driving, property damage of more than $1,000 and obstruction of wireless communication to prevent calling law enforcement.

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  20. Damage toll heavy in Sunday afternoon crashRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... to Davis' car caused it to spin around, striking the 2012 Cadillac SUV operated by 63 year old Judith S. Anderson of Halifax which was stopped at the end of Carter's Lane, waiting to turn south onto 501. Damages to Davis car were estimated at $8,000 ...

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