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  1. With storm bearing down, county preps shelter for weekendRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    With the forecast calling for frigid weekend weather and the possibility of heavy snowfall, the county's Heating and Cooling Center, located behind Halifax County Middle School at the Fire Center, will likely be opened for public use. Emergency Services Coordinator Chad Loftis said the emergency center has been opened five times so far this season.

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  2. Double bundle of Christmas joyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Virginia State Police have updated their investigation of the Dec. 22 crash that killed two HCHS juniors and injured a third after positively determining the identity of the vehicle's driver. Christmas is a day for the celebration of a miracle.

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  3. Chicago loaded with 'characters'Read the original story

    Jan 2, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The deaths of Halifax County High School juniors Casey Pulliam and Olivia Noblin have left feelings of emptiness for their families and the community that will never be filled, but Auditions for Halifax County Little Theatre's spring musical extravaganza "Chicago" are right around the corner on Sunday and Monday at The Prizery in South Boston.

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  4. Scottsburg man charged in Jiffy robberyRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The deaths of Halifax County High School juniors Casey Pulliam and Olivia Noblin have left feelings of emptiness for their families and the community that will never be filled, but A robbery at the Jiffy Food Store on John Randolph Boulevard last week has led to the arrest of William A. Bowie, 27, by South Boston Police. On Friday, Dec. 30, South Boston Police responded to the Jiffy Food Store at approximately 10:55 p.m. to investigate a robbery that had taken place.

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  5. Council greets new officer, wraps up yearRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A week ago, the lives of two 16-year-old girls - Olivia Noblin of Scottsburg, and Casey Pulliam of South Boston - were lost during a fatal car crash. In the The newest member of the Town of Clarksville police force was sworn in at the final meeting of the year for Clarksville Town Council, Dec. 18. Matthew Powell is a 2012 graduate of Halifax County High School in South Boston.

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  6. Mecklenburg adds jobs in NovemberRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A week ago, the lives of two 16-year-old girls - Olivia Noblin of Scottsburg, and Casey Pulliam of South Boston - were lost during a fatal car crash. In the Mecklenburg County added 75 jobs in November and 77 more people returned to the work force during the month, leaving the county's unemployment rate fixed at 5.5 percent for the third straight month.

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  7. Halifax police chief departing for new jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A week ago, the lives of two 16-year-old girls - Olivia Noblin of Scottsburg, and Casey Pulliam of South Boston - were lost during a fatal car crash. In the Halifax Police Chief Kevin Lands has tendered his resignation to accept a new position as Chief of Police for the Town of Haymarket.

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  8. Fun times, safe spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A week ago, the lives of two 16-year-old girls - Olivia Noblin of Scottsburg, and Casey Pulliam of South Boston - were lost during a fatal car crash. In the The deaths of Halifax County High School juniors Casey Pulliam and Olivia Noblin have left feelings of emptiness for their families and the community that will never be filled, but another void - the lack of a shared safe place for youths to celebrate New Year's Eve - has ended.

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  9. Scholarships created in memory of late Comet girl athletesRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A week ago, the lives of two 16-year-old girls - Olivia Noblin of Scottsburg, and Casey Pulliam of South Boston - were lost during a fatal car crash. In the Scholarship funds have been created in memory of Olivia Noblin and Casey Pulliam, close friends and Halifax County High School athletes who lost their lives just days before Christmas in a single-vehicle crash on Bethel Road outside of Halifax.

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  10. Halifax County trustees continue work on budget at Tuesday meetingRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County School Board will continue work on a draft budget for the new year when trustees meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the first floor school board conference room of the Mary Bethune Complex. The Board of Supervisors has requested that trustees present the 2017-18 fiscal year school budget by January 15. The new budget goes into effect July 1. Previously, Superintendent of Schools Merle Herndon identified 23 items costing $2.4 million that she would like to see included in the upcoming budget.

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  11. 'It's crushing, and we're numb'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    "It's crushing, and we're numb," said Woody Bane, Halifax County High School's head softball coach. "It's going to take everybody to get through this."

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  12. Two Halifax County 16-year-olds killed in car crashRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Shown are new owners of R. O. Harrell Trucking along with associates Dan and Niki Horton, and Frances and Rick Harrell with new owners, Shawna and Brian Lemon of Southern Two Halifax County teens were killed Thursday night in a single-vehicle crash on Bethel Road, less than a mile east of Route 626 in Halifax County. The girls - Olivia G. Noblin, 16, of Scottsburg, and Casey N. Pulliam, 16, of South Boston - were passengers in the vehicle.

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  13. EMS community stunned by murder charge against rescue squad medicRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    "Shock" is the word that may best describe the reaction of friends and co-workers in the Clarksville area to the news that William Maurice Medley, a full-time medic for the Mecklenburg County Lifesaving and Rescue Squad, has been charged with the murder of his estranged partner and mother of his four children. Medley, 35, turned himself in to authorities in Halifax County shortly after the Dec. 9 shooting death of Tearron Sidlaine Clayborn, 34, at a home on U.S. 58 west of South Boston.

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  14. Harrell Trucking soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Nearly 100 people gathered in freezing temperatures Thursday evening for a candlelight vigil dedicated to Tearron Clayborn, who died Dec. 9 in a shooting that police say was related to School Board trustees have prepared for their annual retreat with the Board of Supervisors by coming up with a preliminary cost estimate for a new high school to replace the The R. O. Harrell trucking company has been sold, according to owner R. O. "Rick" Harrell. Harrell announced the sale Monday at 10 a.m. at the company's headquarters on U.S. 58 west as he introduced the new owners, Brian A. Lemon and Shawna C. Lemon of Southern Tank Transport, Inc. of Holly Hill, S.C. and associates Dan and Niki Horton.

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  15. Halifax County touts ag industry, seeks ideas for drawing more into fieldRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    As part of their annual retreat Thursday, members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors heard from ag director Kimley Blanks, who suggested ways to enhance the farming and timber economy. With agriculture and forestry comprising a $70 billion industry statewide, responsible for 415,000 jobs, Blanks said she wants to see Halifax County grow its share of that pie.

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  16. 'I want to start living for me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Nearly 100 people gathered in freezing temperatures Thursday evening for a candlelight vigil dedicated to Tearron Clayborn, who died Dec. 9 in a shooting that police say was related to School Board trustees have prepared for their annual retreat with the Board of Supervisors by coming up with a preliminary cost estimate for a new high school to replace the Nearly 100 people gathered in freezing temperatures Thursday evening for a candlelight vigil dedicated to Tearron Clayborn, who died Dec. 9 in a shooting that police say was related to domestic violence. Though wind gusts did not allow for a candlelit memorial, family, friends and members of the community came together to honor the life of Tearron through song, speech and prayer.

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  17. Water, sewer rates going up for most HCSA users in 2017Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Most of the 4,400 water and sewer customers of the Halifax County Service Authority will pay higher rates in the new year with a vote by the board Thursday. On a 4-0 vote, directors of the authority approved new water and sewer rates to go into effect on Jan. 1. Three board members were absent from the meeting: Dexter Gilliam, Kathy Bane and Joe Barkley.

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  18. Nighttime vigil for slain woman draws large crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Nearly 100 people gathered in freezing temperatures Thursday evening for a candlelight vigil dedicated to Tearron Clayborn, who died Dec. 9 in a shooting that police say was related to domestic violence. Though wind gusts did not allow for a candlelit memorial, family, friends and members of the community came together to honor the life of Tearron through song, speech and prayer.

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  19. HCCA throwing paint at cancerRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Throw Paint at Cancer! Halifax is a free, exciting new peer-to-peer support program for cancer patients and survivors to express themselves through art, brought to the community by Halifax County Cancer Association, Halifax County South Boston Public Library and Parsons Bruce Art Association. The series consists of continuing eight-week sessions.

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  20. Woman charged in motel stabbingRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Sheriff's Office received Friday around 10 p.m. reporting a stabbing at Hilltop Motel on Bill Tuck Highway. When officers arrived at the scene, they were told that a female had stabbed a male during an altercation there.

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