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  1. Shots fired into home; reward set for suspectRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Participation in the Regional Governor's School at Southside Virginia Community College is out for Halifax County students in the 2014-15 school year.

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  2. Money flows for economic development priority listRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Ocie Fraser Murray, a former Virgilina mayor, longtime businessman and civic and church leader, has died at the age of 96. Other major items of business include plans for the renovation of the STEM Center in Halifax, and a discussion of capital improvement and equipment needs over the next three years.

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  3. Going for the green:Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County High School varsity boys' basketball got a near free-pass Friday night against a Patrick County team that struggled with basketball fundamentals, but the Comets have a demanding stretch Halifax County has been awarded a $1,140,535 grant to finish the rehabilitation of the Green View Advanced Manufacturing Center, located in the Sinai ... (more)

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  4. Library board to meet new directorRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County High School varsity boys' basketball got a near free-pass Friday night against a Patrick County team that struggled with basketball fundamentals, but the Comets have a demanding stretch The new director of the library system, Jay Stephens, will lead his first meeting of the Halifax County-South Boston Library Board Tuesday at 4:30 ... (more)

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  5. Halifax County School Board to name 2014 leadershipRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County High School varsity boys' basketball got a near free-pass Friday night against a Patrick County team that struggled with basketball fundamentals, but the Comets have a demanding stretch The Halifax County School Board will appoint a chairman and vice-chairman for 2014 when the trustees meet tonight in Halifax.

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  6. Task Force seizes contraband and makes series of arrestsRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    On Thursday, Dec. 19, the Halifax Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force conducted interdiction efforts in areas of the community where officers had received complaints of narcotic activity.

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  7. West, Claiborne get votes of confidenceRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... her 32-year tenure, including four separate stints as the IDA's interim director. Also at the supervisors' meeting, Halifax County Improvement Council Chairman Arlene Dailey and council member Dianne Blakely presented a plaque to Ray Craig and ...

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  8. Halifax County jobless rate continues slideRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County's jobless rate subsided to 8.3 percent in November 2013, the lowest mark since the onset of the recession in late 2008.

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  9. Lucky to Be AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    An elderly motorist, apparently disoriented, escaped with his life after his vehicle was struck by a moving train in Halifax yesterday afternoon shortly before 4 p.m. A Nissan Sentra operated by 70 year old Isaac Wood Jr. of 206 Glendale Avenue, South Boston got caught on the tracks as the warning arm came down over the vehicle.

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  10. Unemployment rate falls below 9 percent in MecklenburgRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... or 102 fewer people than in November 2012. Data to suggest a slowly healing job market also turned up in neighboring Halifax County, where the unemployment rate fell from an even 9 percent in October 2013 to 8.3 percent in November. Last November, ...

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  11. House razed by fire; police investigateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... winner walks - the holder of a $1 million Virginia Lottery ticket sold at the Apple Market in Centerville. The Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team faces a major test at GW-Danville Tuesday, following a 65-50 Comet win at Bassett ...

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  12. Marathoner Demolishes Building To Fight CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2014 | Competitor Magazine

    ... posted on Penn Live, BethAnn Telford did just that. The 44-year-old triathlete and marathon runner who hails out of Halifax, Va. has raised $500,000 to combat pediatric cancer and brain tumors. Her charity of choice is the Accelerate Brain Cancer ...

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  13. The Top 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2013 | SoVaNow.com

    ... begs to be asked: Which town will be next to try its luck? Remakes for Community Memorial Healthcenter and Halifax Regional Health System. At CMH in South Hill, the big news was the opening of the Solari Radiation Therapy Center in August. Operated ...

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  14. N&R editor is recipient of NAACP Cora Tucker AwardRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2013 | SoVaNow.com

    The Robeson County Sheriff's Department issued an Amber Alert on Friday, Dec. 27 for 1-year-old Jaylon Marcus Bullard and his mother, 21-year-old Candice Locklear of Red Springs, N.C. Property taxes in Halifax County are lower than in most neighboring counties and put local homeowners near the bottom nationally in terms of the tax burden they must ... (more)

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  15. Halifax County shares $10,000 marketing grant for blueway trailRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2013 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Department of Tourism, Mecklenburg County Tourism and District 5 of Virginia State Parks received $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Grant Fund program for the promotion of the Halifax/Mecklenburg Blueway trail.

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  16. HRH-Sentara marriage tops listRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2013 | SoVaNow.com

    ... a year for a change in the guard - for the community's health care system, within the halls of local government, for Halifax County as a whole. It was also a time for putting old controversies to rest, or at least on hold, while new ones sprung up ...

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  17. Property values drop $40 millionRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2013 | SoVaNow.com

    Property taxes in Halifax County are lower than in most neighboring counties and put local homeowners near the bottom nationally in terms of the tax burden they must bear.

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  18. IDA honors retiring Vaughan for serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2013 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Also shown is IDA member Ted Bennett. (SOMcL photo) Patsy Vaughan was praised on Friday morning by members of the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority for her 30 years of service to the organization. Recognizing Vaughan for her efforts, ...

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  19. ABB Foundation gives $10,000 to Halifax Cancer AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2013 | SoVaNow.com

    The ABB Foundation presented a $10,000 check to Sharon Blosser , director for the Halifax County Cancer Association, on Thursday morning.

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  20. HCSA enacts changes to ratesRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2013 | SoVaNow.com

    ... sparked by defensive pressure, and routed Magna Vista, 79-55, on Friday night at home. Directors of the Halifax County Service Authority (HCSA) on Thursday unanimously approved a water/sewer rate structure that will become effective in January 2014. ...

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