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  1. With teen depression, struggling to serve needsRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... could help them return to a state of normalcy. Perhaps not surprisingly, the situation in rural communities such as Halifax County is only more pressing. A major reason why: the difficulty in recruiting and retaining young mental health ...

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  2. Pre-dawn fire razes homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Planning Commission is backing a tighter limit on how many solar farms can be built in a five-mile radius as the number of proposed projects in the Smoke pours out of the home at the corner of Vaughan Street and Ash Avenue in South Boston. Above, firefighters work to get closer to the flames inside the home.

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  3. 80-year-old charged with murder in woman's deathRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Planning Commission is backing a tighter limit on how many solar farms can be built in a five-mile radius as the number of proposed projects in the An 80-year-old Halifax man has been arrested and charged with second degree murder in the Monday morning shooting death of a woman at a Hendricks Road residence. Halifax County deputies were called to the scene at 6:45 a.m. to investigate a report of a possible shooting.

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  4. Halifax extends contract for police chief by three yearsRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax Town Council Tuesday unanimously approved a three-year contract for Police Chief Stuart Comer, with a five percent raise added to his annual salary. Comer also will be eligible for any cost of living increases or adjustments that all town employees receive when the budget allows for them to be paid.

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  5. Halifax planners eye tighter limits on solar projectsRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Planning Commission is backing a tighter limit on how many solar farms can be built in a five-mile radius as the number of proposed projects in the county climbs. Meeting Tuesday night, the planning board voted unanimously to recommend a change in the county's solar ordinance to address density requirements for solar development.

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  6. Soft but slippery: Snowfall piles upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Wednesday's snowstorm packed a bigger-than-expected punch as the initial forecast of one-three inches gave way to more than double that amount as the day and night wore on. The National Weather Service in Blacksburg warned that Halifax, Pittsylvania and Charlotte counties could get more than six inches in some areas as the arctic cold front that brought the fluffy snow moved through the Piedmont.

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  7. Bassett Roundup: Bengals sweep Comets at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Bassett trailed 30-25 at halftime Tuesday night against Halifax County, but came out in the second half and completely took the game over.

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  8. Snow accumulation estimates increase in city and countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of the county. "There would be potential for four inches in Danville and up to seven inches in the county, toward Halifax and South Boston," Perry said. Tuesday night's low temperature was expected to drop to the mid to high 20s as snowfall begins - ...

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  9. Girls High School Basketball: Franklin County doubles up HalifaxRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    Paced by the play of freshmen Alexis Carter and Jaedyn Jamison, Franklin County doubled the count on Halifax County Friday night in a 54-27 Piedmont District girls varsity basketball triumph over the Comets at Samuel M. Hawkins-Central Gymnasium. The Eagles' victory is their second this season over the Comets and their fourth in five Piedmont District games played to date.

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  10. Halifax Council meets with Courthouse, police chief on agendaRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax Town Council will meet Tuesday night with several issues on its plate, including renewal of Police Chief Stuart Comer's contract and ongoing concerns about the Courthouse Renovation Project. Council's work session will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by the regular monthly session.

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  11. Aiming to host a VA Benefit and Resource ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    ... to active duty members, veterans and their family members in a ten-county coverage area that includes Charlotte, Halifax and Prince Edward counties. Her greatest challenge is that most of the veterans in Halifax and Charlotte counties are unaware of ...

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  12. Halifax Enterprise Zone extended for five yearsRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority in partnership with the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, the Town of Halifax, and the Town of South Boston is pleased to announce that their applications have been approved to both expand the current Enterprise Zone geographically, and extend use of the EZ program for another five years beginning Jan. 1. The Commonwealth of Virginia's Enterprise Zone program allows selected communities to establish geographic zones, determined to have the highest potential business uses, and overlay them with state and local incentives to support increased employment and taxable capital investments.

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  13. Blair wins contract for Halifax County courthouse workRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Casting aside objections from the Town of Halifax and a number of speakers Monday night, Halifax County supervisors approved a low bid of $14,824,000 from Blair Construction for completion of the courthouse renovation project. The motion carried by a 7-1 margin, with ED-6 supervisor Stanley Brandon casting the lone dissenting vote.

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  14. SCSB updates Mecklenburg supes on mental health servicesRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... disability needs. The coverage area of the Southside Community Services Board consists of Mecklenburg, Brunswick and Halifax counties. By law, the SCSB is required to provide an annual report of activities during the preceding year to county boards ...

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  15. Witt, Pannell tapped to lead Halifax supervisorsRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors on Monday night unanimously elected ED#4 supervisor Dennis Witt to serve another term as chairman. ED#3 supervisor Hubert Pannell will serve as board vice chairman.

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  16. Decison sought on bid for Halifax County Courthouse projectRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors will meet tonight to reorganize for the new year and consider the next step in the county's ongoing plan to renovate the courthouse - the award of a construction bid. The meeting, set for 6:30 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex, will begin with the election of a chairman and vice chairman.

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  17. Minor damage at Huber from wood storage bin fireRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... protection, immediately began work to contain the blaze. They were soon joined by volunteer firefighters with the Halifax, South Boston, Triangle, Liberty, Oak Level, Scottsburg, Clover, North Halifax and Cluster Springs volunteer fire departments, ...

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  18. Eager to Break the IceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Island Lake in Buffalo Junction, a scene that could have come from the prehistoric ice age. Polar bear weather in Halifax County is coming to an end - for now. After a bone-chilling snap that has seen temperatures fall to as low as zero degrees at ...

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  19. Charges dropped in dog caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Christen Waddle of Vernon Hill, who was charged with two counts of misdemeanor and felony larceny after seeking to turn over an emaciated hunting dog to Halifax County Animal Control, After being charged with felony theft for picking up a loose hunting dog and a $300 hunting collar, Christen Marie Waddle of Vernon Hill heard welcome words from a judge overseeing her case Wednesday morning: "You are free to go." Waddle had two counts of felony and misdemeanor larceny dropped at the request of Commonwealth's Attorney Tracy Quackenbush Martin, who said in a brief statement afterwards that "the evidence did not indicate criminal intent" by the 30-year-old mother of two.

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  20. Fire takes heavy toll on North Main homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Christen Waddle of Vernon Hill, who was charged with two counts of misdemeanor and felony larceny after seeking to turn over an emaciated hunting dog to Halifax County Animal Control, Fire erupted in the kitchen area of the 1001 North Main Street home of Ben Capozzi and Elyse Ward. South Boston, Halifax and Cluster Springs firefighters were called out mid-afternoon on New Year's Day to extinguish a fire that gutted the rear of a North Main Street home in South Boston.

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