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

    Thursday Jun 22 | 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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  2. Bethune's Past, in PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | 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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  3. Solar next door may offer guide to Halifax County policyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 22 | 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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  4. Kilo of cocaine found in traffic stop; Richmond man chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | 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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  5. Search goes on for missing N.C. manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | 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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  6. Buffalo Junction teen guilty in shootingRead the original story

    Monday Jun 19 | SoVaNow.com

    A 19-year-old Buffalo Junction defendant pleaded guilty Thursday to five felony counts stemming from a September shooting that injured a man in South Boston. Montreal Daymon Cheatwood pleaded guilty in Halifax County Circuit Court to two counts of maliciously shooting into an occupied building, two charges for the wounding of Jaquan Russell, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

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  7. Acclaim in the rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | 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. Despite rainy weather Saturday, the 9th annual Rosemont Wine & Art Festival drew a huge crowd to the LaCrosse winery.

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  8. Nichols granted four more years as Mecklenburg County school superintendentRead the original story

    Monday Jun 19 | 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. The Mecklenburg County School Board renewed the contract of Superintendent of Schools Paul Nichols for another four years, providing stability as the county embarks on construction of a countywide high school-middle school complex and overhauls its local educational curriculum.

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  9. Richmond man charged after police seize cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | SoVaNow.com

    Director Chris Jones and a group of young professionals are bringing the Broadway classic "Into the Woods" to the stage for the local opening of the Prizery's 2017 Summer Theatre 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 estimated street value of more than $100,000.

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  10. Halifax approves budget, seeks funds for turn radiusRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 15 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax Town Council on Tuesday night gave final approval to the town's $1,025,540 budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The budget is nearly 20 percent lower than the current version and contains no tax or fee increases.

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  11. Halifax delivers for upstartsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 15 | SoVaNow.com

    A pair of upstart candidates for governor did well in Tuesday's open primary in Halifax County, but it wasn't enough to sway the statewide outcome. Former 5th District congressman Tom Perriello, a Democrat, and Prince William County Supervisor Corey Stewart, a Republican, took solid wins in Halifax, but both candidates lost their bids to lead their parties into the November general election as candidates for governor.

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  12. Halifax Council to meet TuesdayRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 8 | SoVaNow.com

    Melissa Dawn Rhodes of Vernon Hill was sentenced to 33 years active prison time Thursday for felony homicide, aggravated involuntary manslaughter, DUI and other offenses in connection with the August Halifax County supervisors Monday night approved an update to the courthouse design which will change the look of the second entry way of the renovated courthouse. Halifax Town Council will gather for the regular monthly meeting Tuesday night immediately following a work session which begins at 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall.

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  13. Three fatalities take place in a week on Halifax roadwaysRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 8 | SoVaNow.com

    Melissa Dawn Rhodes of Vernon Hill was sentenced to 33 years active prison time Thursday for felony homicide, aggravated involuntary manslaughter, DUI and other offenses in connection with the August Halifax County supervisors Monday night approved an update to the courthouse design which will change the look of the second entry way of the renovated courthouse. Travel in Halifax County was especially treacherous this past week as three persons died in separate vehicular crashes over a span of five days.

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  14. Mecklenburg County jobless rate falls to 4.8 percentRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 7 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County's unemployment rate fell to the lowest level in nearly a decade in April - 4.8 percent, according to the latest data by the Virginia Employment Commission released last week. The last time the county posted numbers this low was in April 2009, when the unemployment rate stood at 4.9 percent.

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  15. Scottsburg man dies in motorcycle crashRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 4 | SoVaNow.com

    An early Sunday morning motorcycle crash near Crystal Hill claimed the life of a 27-year-old Scottsburg man. Michael B. Desmond Jr. of Scottsburg died at the scene of the crash, reported around 2:59 a.m. Sunday.

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  16. Closing the gapRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    In both Halifax and Charlotte counties, the Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation has now connected 100 rural households to the Internet, for free. Why is this a big deal? In the United States, nearly 34 million people have minimal or nonexistent Internet connections.

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  17. An invigorating day outdoors for visiting veterans at the CoveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Wide open spaces and gracious hospitality were the order of the day Saturday as the Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation hosted its annual Veterans Appreciation event at the Cove. "This is our 12th year.

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  18. Developers ask HCSA for lower hookup feeRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Service Authority spent most of their monthly session on Thursday focused on two issues - approval of the FY 2018 budget of $5.4 million, and a request by two local developers for an ongoing reduction in connection fees. HCSA chairman Dexter Gilliam said he had recently met with Halifax County Board of Supervisors chairman Dennis Witt and developers John Cannon and Christian Roberts, who are seeking lower costs for running water and sewer lines to their ongoing residential developments.

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  19. Second degree murder in death of 'A.J'Read the original story

    May 22, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The accused killer of a 3-year-old Halifax boy entered an Alford plea on Friday to a second degree murder charge, avoiding the possibility that she could receive life in prison for the death of her step-grandchild, Alonzo "A.J." Roane. Jessica Eve Baker, 40, of Boydton appeared in Mecklenburg County Circuit Court to enter the Alford plea in the February 2016 death of little A.J., whose parents lived for a time in the Love Shop Road neighborhood of Halifax County.

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  20. Market Stroll highlights local farming goodnessRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    More than 60 vendors will offer fresh farm produce, baked goods and other treats with the "Inaugural Halifax County Market Stroll" Saturday. The event - highlighting farmers markets in the towns of Halifax and South Boston - will unfold at two locations: the Halifax Farmers Market at the old Farmers Foods store, and the Broad Street Farmers Market in downtown South Boston.

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