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  1. Forfeiture sale wins judge's approvalRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | SoVaNow.com

    Members of the Mecklenburg County Board of Supervisors' Education Committee shot down a plan this week by the School Board central office to have the county commit between $625,000 and A U.S. District judge has entered an order for the federal government to auction off seized assets belonging to Kathy Farley of Halifax, the former president of Cherokee Tobacco who is charged with alleged tax evasion, money laundering and other crimes. The order, signed Monday by U.S. District Judge Jackson Kizer, was entered on the same day that Farley filed her response to the government's motion to go forward with the auction.

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  2. Halifax mourns mayor's passingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | SoVaNow.com

    The mayor of the Town of Halifax, Gilbert Fleming "Dick" Moore, passed away Sunday at his home following a prolonged illness. "We will miss Dick Moore, who was a genuinely caring person and a wonderful advocate for our community," said Town Manager Carl Espy of Moore's passing.

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  3. Dick Moore, mayor of Halifax, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | SoVaNow.com

    Ten years after its cardiac catheterization lab first opened, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital continues to bring the best in heart care to Southern Virginia. The mayor of the Town of Halifax, Gilbert Fleming "Dick" Moore, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015 at his home after a prolonged illness.

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  4. Hospital enhances cardiovascular, cath labRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Dixie Boys and Junior Boys have both clinched World Series berths in Aiken, S.C. The tournaments begin Aug. 1. Ten years after its cardiac catheterization lab first opened, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital continues to bring the best in heart care to Southern Virginia. The Catheterization Laboratory for cardiovascular services at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital is staffed by board-certified cardiologists and highly-trained nurses and technicians.

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  5. County receives three bids for Clover school propertyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | SoVaNow.com

    Ten years after its cardiac catheterization lab first opened, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital continues to bring the best in heart care to Southern Virginia. Halifax County has received three bids to purchase the former Clover Elementary School property for supervisors to consider at their next board meeting in August.

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  6. Answering the callRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | SoVaNow.com

    Ten years after its cardiac catheterization lab first opened, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital continues to bring the best in heart care to Southern Virginia. Top, members of the family of little Anne-Marie Griffin are extremely grateful to the community for the response to a blood drive held Monday in the infant's honor.

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  7. Armed robber gets nearly five year termRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | SoVaNow.com

    Ten years after its cardiac catheterization lab first opened, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital continues to bring the best in heart care to Southern Virginia. A Scottsburg man has been sentenced to four years and nine months in prison for an April 2014 armed robbery that netted a gaming console and controller for the culprits.

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  8. Cause of fatal fire remains uncertainRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | SoVaNow.com

    A scam that could cost residents thousands of dollars continues to surface in the local community as callers, many of them from foreign countries, try to coerce residents with their Halifax County school trustees on Monday named two new assistant principals at Halifax County High School and two at Halifax County Middle School. Halifax County school trustees on a split 6-2 vote Monday night approved a 32 percent increase in travel reimbursement rates for school employees after conferring with the county administration about Halifax County Sheriff's Investigator J. M. Burton said Friday that no cause has been established for the late Wednesday house fire that claimed the life of 59 year old Roy Hampton Jones.

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  9. Halifax man convicted in trailer home arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council on Monday approved an amendment to the Town Code which will allow for more than one set of remains to be placed in a single burial A Halifax man was convicted of arson Friday after emerging as the prime suspect in a February 2014 trailer home fire that broke out as the occupants, a mother and her two children, were away from the home. Leeland Ambrose Watkins was found guilty of arson, burglary with intent to commit arson, misdemeanor destruction of property and two violations of a protective order at the conclusion of a two-day trial Friday at Halifax County Circuit Court.

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  10. Man killed in house fireRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Town Council on Monday approved an amendment to the Town Code which will allow for more than one set of remains to be placed in a single burial Mecklenburg County Supervisors are sending a resolution to state and federal officials expressing their displeasure with Dominion Virginia Power's tentative plans to close the Co-gen plant in Clarksville. The body of 59 year old Roy Hampton Jones was found in a house fire at 2179 Acorn Road late Wednesday night.

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  11. Library trustees welcome new memberRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | SoVaNow.com

    Members of the Halifax County Library Board on Tuesday afternoon welcomed a new member, Patricia Taylor, to their group as she pledged her support for their efforts. In reporting on the end of the 2014-15 fiscal year budget Library Director Jay Stephens pointed out that the library had received 100 percent of its budgeted funds from Halifax County and the Towns of South Boston and Halifax with $5,000 budgeted for monetary gifts almost doubling at $9.811.83.

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  12. Church fire under investigationRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | SoVaNow.com

    As Rev. Herman Robertson mowed the grass at Murphy's Grove Baptist Church Thursday morning, his office in the church was up in flames.

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  13. Everyone wins with Summer TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Dixie Pre-Majors swept Amelia over the weekend to lock up a World Series trip to Guntersville, Ala. Top, Becky Frohlinger and her Angels in the current Prizery Summer Theatre production of Anything Goes.

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  14. Project Roy falls throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Dixie Pre-Majors swept Amelia over the weekend to lock up a World Series trip to Guntersville, Ala. The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority 's top priority - a manufacturing expansion in South Boston by an overseas company code-named Project Roy - will not happen for the foreseeable future.

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  15. Project Roy - and hoped-for 1,000 jobs - falls throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | SoVaNow.com

    A rendering of the Southern Virginia Advanced Manufacturing Center, the site offered to Project Roy, a foreign company that dangled up to 1,000 manufacturing jobs for the area. The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority announced Friday that the prospect has failed to materialize.

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  16. Public defenders office marks 25 years of teamwork, resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | SoVaNow.com

    It's a lament that members of the Office of the Public Defender hear periodically from clients: the wish that they had enough money to "hire a real lawyer." The recent trial of Harvey Lee Clemons points to a different reality.

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  17. It's grand opening time again for Halifax Farmers MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Trustees on the Mecklenburg County School Board named Dr. Janet C. Crawley as part-time temporary interim Superintendent of Schools at a special meeting Thursday night, June 25. Crawley, who takes Residents of Traver Avenue in South Boston received a furry bundle of excitement early Thursday afternoon - a small black bear cub that scampered down the street, headed for the Responding to national uproar in the wake of last week's mass murder at a Charleston, S.C. African-American church, Annin Flagmakers announced Tuesday that it will stop producing and selling Confederate Judith Schaier showed off her little friends, Bear and Mindy, telling visitors to the Halifax Farmers Market how she trains them to carry out her commands.

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  18. Judge scolds Farmer, limits movements to SundaysRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Former grocery chain owner and convicted embezzler John D. Farmer was back in federal court on Wednesday, seeking modification of his home-based incarceration for defrauding the Kellogg Company of some $1.9 million. Farmer's request for greater latitude to leave his Chase City home was denied by U.S. District Judge M. Hannah Lauck, except she said he could travel to church and back on Sundays between the hours of 9 a.m.-11 a.m. An additional request by Farmer to drive his wife to and from her doctor appointments was withdrawn by his lawyer in advance of the hearing Wednesday afternoon in Richmond.

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  19. Halifax Council to hold public hearing on $1.65 mil budgetRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax Town Council has called a special meeting Wednesday, at 6 p.m. to conduct a public hearing on the town's amended FY2014-15 budget. The amended budget includes funds from the interim financing bond with SunTrust along with the expected VDOT reimbursement of $164,950 for the Banister River Gateway Project.

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  20. Halifax County trustees to meet tonightRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County trustees will meet this evening at 6 p.m. in the school conference room to approve the payment of the final bills for the 2014-15 school year. Several items of new business are also listed on the evening's agenda including a resolution for a flexible benefits program which Finance Director Jay Camp will introduce.

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