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  1. Former supervisor Earl Womack indicted for embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    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.

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  2. South Boston Police make shoplifting arrestRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... 43, with driving without a valid operator's license. Officer F. A. Powell charged 22 year old Deanta Omar Tucker of Halifax with driving on a suspended license on Thursday, and he placed a similar charge against 26 year old Whitney Lane Myers of ...

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  3. Halifax Council meets with Wild Blue Festival coming upRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax Town Council meet Tuesday with committee meetings starting at 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall. In the first order of business Mayor Dick Moore will welcome a representative of the Berryman Green Chapter of the DAR who will ask Council to approve a proclamation designating Sept.

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  4. Pace of work picks up at Banister River Gateway ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    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 August. Elliott Electric completed the installation of decorative lights on the new 360 bridge in early May and new electrical conduit is being installed this week in order to illuminate the bridge lights.

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  5. Halifax County trustees get look at SOL resultsRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    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 in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Merle Herndon and testing coordinator Nancy Zirkle, will review the scores which were released in late August showing improvement in some areas, but a drop in scores in other areas from last year.

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  6. Banister River cleanup nets huge haulRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... collected four small bags of trash and one cat litter bucket. Rebecca Ramey, event coordinator for the Town of Halifax said that, "most of the items found were metal cans, glass and plastic bottles. We also found numerous Styrofoam bait boxes. ...

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  7. Duke: build a track, aim to build trustRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    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.

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  8. IRS seizes vehicles in investigation of FarleyRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    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 The Internal Revenue Service has issued a notice of seizure in connection with the criminal investigation of former Cherokee Tobacco president Kathy Farley, who is suspected by federal authorities of participating in a tax evasion scheme while head of South Boston-based Cherokee and Firebird Manufacturing. A legal notice published in today's News & Record lists several vehicles that were seized in an administrative forfeiture from Kathryn Farley spanning a period from July 23, 2014 to August 4, 2014.

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  9. NHVFD Marathon a big hit amid the heat; $43,482 raisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    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 Defying Saturday's heat and humidity, the North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department enjoyed a banner turnout for its annual Marathon, garnering $43,482 in the department's largest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds will be used to help pay down the debt on the new fire station as well as for equipment and operating expenses, according to a department spokesman.

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  10. AYSO makes push to pay for soccer field upgradesRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Representatives of businesses that have purchased fence signs at the soccer fields in Halifax are, from left, Casey Saunders of Reaves Trophy Shop, fund raising chairman Don Giegerich, Kevin Hodges of H&M Logging and Kajeah, Jeff Francisco of Francisco Forestry, Melissa Waddle of Lisa Francisco, PC and Rhonda Waller of Ronnie's Auto Service. The Halifax-South Boston AYSO is looking to the community - businesses, as well as individuals - to help improve and support the Halifax soccer fields where some 400 local youngsters enjoy the sport.

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  11. Rolling ExposureRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... math education through interactive experiments. The Institute's existing mobile lab has paid visits to schools in Halifax, Mecklenburg and other counties east of Danville, generating positive reviews among students and teachers. The lab also has ...

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  12. Bowman renews call for unified finance officeRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    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.

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  13. Fatalities spur plea for road fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County residents called on the Board of Supervisors to press for a traffic study of Buckshoal Road, where four fatal accidents and numerous other non-fatal mishaps have take place. Joyce Howerton joined several other speakers Tuesday night in imploring the supervisors to take action at their monthly meeting.

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  14. Bring down hookup fees, HCSA urgedRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County's unemployment rate jumped from 8.3 percent in June to 8.8 percent in July.

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  15. Halifax supes to convene TuesdayRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors will host two public hearings Tuesday when board members gather for their regular monthly session, a day later than usual due to the Labor Day holiday.

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  16. Farmville, VARead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | Farmville Herald

    SOUTH BOSTON, August 28 - Roy Harry Lacks, of South Boston, died Monday, August 25, 2014 at the Halifax Regional Hospital.

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    Aug 18, 2014 | Farmville Herald

    SOUTH BOSTON, August 28 - Roy Harry Lacks, of South Boston, died Monday, August 25, 2014 at the Halifax Regional Hospital.

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  18. Farmville, VARead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | Farmville Herald

    SOUTH BOSTON, August 28 - Roy Harry Lacks, of South Boston, died Monday, August 25, 2014 at the Halifax Regional Hospital.

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  19. South Boston Police seek suspectRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... took his wallet which contained an undisclosed amount of money. The victim was transported by Patient Transport to Halifax Regional Hospital where he was treated and released for his injuries. South Boston Police Capt. B.K. Lovelace said Halifax ...

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  20. Judge nixes lawsuit by motorsports instructorRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    ... off himself in preseason A lawsuit brought by ousted motorsports teacher William C. "Buddy" Wilborn against the Halifax County School Board was dismissed yesterday morning in Mecklenburg County Circuit Court. Circuit Judge Leslie Osborn, in siding ...

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