Halifax County Newswire (Page 10)

Halifax County Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Halifax County, VA. (Page 10)

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  1. Mail delivery memories: During my teenage years there were numerous hikes to the mailboxRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... to a modest-sized, all-green community mailbox outside a country store, about a half-mile from home in rural Halifax County. It was something that was picked up on the way from work, or getting groceries or a trip to the rink. During my teenage ...

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  2. Service authority enacts budget with three percent spending increaseRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Service Authority Thursday unanimously approved a new fiscal year operating budget of $5,242,475, an increase of three percent or $171,000 over the current year's budget. Despite a one percent decrease in the cost of personnel, the budget will rise due in part to the cost of chemicals needed for the operation of the Leigh Street Water Treatment Plant.

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  3. Hargrave sues YMCA for $84,186 severance, benefitsRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    As she fought a valiant but ultimately unsuccessful battle with cancer, 39-year-old Beth Laitkep was able to rest easy knowing her children were going to be well taken care of William Scott Adams, 33, of Old Cluster Springs Road was the driver of a 1997 Jeep Cherokee that was traveling eastbound on U.S. 58 when the mishap occurred, at approximately Former Y president Marcus Hargrave has sued the YMCA of South Boston-Halifax County for $84,186.75, the amount he says is owed to him after the local Y board ousted Hargrave from his post in November 2014.

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  4. Proposed trail would highlight black historyRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... a 2014 Bluestone High School graduate, Shy'Nisha Walker. To the list of trail projects that draw visitors to Halifax County, tourism advocates are proposing an addition - the Halifax County African American Cultural & Heritage Trail. The idea ...

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  5. Boards offer support for Crossing national parkRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Service was one of the items that drew action at Monday night's joint meeting of local governing boards - the Halifax County Board of Supervisors and town councils of South Boston and Halifax. Members unanimously approved the Crossing of the Dan ...

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  6. Driver in Virgilina crash airlifted for medical treatmentRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Two wrecks took place in Halifax County early Monday morning. The first was a two-vehicle crash on North Fork Church Road in Virgilina.

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  7. A story of addiction, and redemptionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... He not only answered with an enthusiastic "yes," Owens shared that someday, he would like to move back to Halifax County to counsel youths beset by substance abuse problems. His parents, Frosty and Join Owens, still live in the Town of Halifax. Here ...

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  8. Middle School Baseball: Eagles rally to capture crownRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Franklin News-Post

    With the rival pitcher holding the advantage, Benjamin Franklin Middle School's Kyle Holland found a way to help his team at the plate Monday night. Down 1-2 in the count with two outs in the last of the sixth inning, Holland drilled a two-run single to left-centerfield to highlight a three-run rally as BFMS defeated Halifax County Middle School, 4-2, in the championship game of the 2016 Junior Piedmont District baseball tournament at W.W. Naff Jr. Field.

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  9. South Boston police investigate break-in at Ash Avenue BaptistRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    South Boston Police are investigating a report of the breaking and entering of a local church some time during the night of Wednesday, May 11 or the early morning of Thursday, May 12. At that time, someone entered Ash Avenue Baptist Church - taking donated food items from the church, while inflicting around $320 in damages to the church. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the South Boston Police Department at 575-4273 or the Halifax County Crime Line at 476-8445.

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  10. Teachers key to Kids Kollege successRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Where in Halifax County can you find aspiring actors and actresses, games, crafts, books, songs, budding artists, a wonderland of sea animals, a week with American doll Saige, and a chance to express yourself through rhythm and movement all under one roof? Of course it is at the Prizery during the weeks of July 11-15 and July 18-22 when Kids Kollege fills the building! Right next door more fun is waiting at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center where children ages 5-12 can become experts in Lego Robotics, engineering, amusement park management, and can design and construct three-dimensional models. There are enthusiastic, talented instructors who are ready to stimulate imaginations, encourage creativity, and promote learning.

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  11. Halifax County, towns hold joint meeting todayRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Elected officials of the towns of South Boston and Halifax will meet with members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors to resume their joint meetings on Monday at 6 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex. The first item on their agenda will be consideration of approval of a joint resolution supporting the establishment of a national park at the site of The Crossing of the Dan on the banks of the Dan River.

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  12. Halifax County deputies investigating larceniesRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Sheriff's Department has reported two larcenies that occurred last week. Sometime in the early morning of Thursday, May 12, someone broke into South Boston Speedway, located at 1188 James D. Hagood Highway and caused an estimated $400 in damages at several locations on the property.

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  13. Seven years after Hattie Brown disappeared, hearing is set to make a determination of deathRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Brown was driving was found abandoned on private property behind an old barn in the southeastern corner of Halifax County. The car had been set on fire. Now a petition that is required by state stature is being sought to determine the cause of ...

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  14. Jones making an impactRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | HeraldSun.com

    If things goes as planned for Jones, he'll make an impact way beyond the 100 yards of the gridiron. Jones grew up in rural Halifax County in Eastern North Carolina, right along Interstate 95. Coming up in a single-parent home, quality, male role models were scarce.

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  15. Tie vote stops 10A rise in school lunch price increaseRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The option of building a single school complex for Mecklenburg students in grades 6-12 has stirred tensions among members of the steering committee that is weighing new school facilities, and On a split vote, members of the Halifax County School Board balked at a proposal to increase the cost of school lunches from $2 to $2.10. The increase died on a 4-4 deadlocked vote Monday night.

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  16. Oprah, HBO pass on HalifaxRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The option of building a single school complex for Mecklenburg students in grades 6-12 has stirred tensions among members of the steering committee that is weighing new school facilities, and Sorry, all you Oprah fans. She's not coming to Halifax County.

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  17. Halifax approves permit for EchelonRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... only for the apartments, but for other nearby residences. McCormack said he is working with Mark Estes of the Halifax County Service Authority to survey the needs for increased water and sewer service there. Another town resident Jean Bainbridge. ...

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  18. Library board enacts small fee hikes, sees usage climbRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Members of the Halifax County Library Board approved several small free increases fees Tuesday, which will go into effect in September. Fines for overdue items, currently 15 cents per day, will rise to 20 cents per day and the maximum amount overdue fines will jump to $6 from the current $5 fee.

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  19. South Boston Town Council meets tonight to mull parkRead the original story

    May 8, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... the upcoming fiscal year. Council also is hoping to name someone to serve as the town's representative on the Halifax County Improvement Council.

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  20. Halifax County trustees nix outsourcing of custodial workRead the original story

    May 8, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    After nearly 90 minutes of debate, the Halifax County School Board voted Thursday night to ditch the idea of outsourcing school custodial services. Trustees reviewed three bids from private vendors before rejecting all of them - despite complaints from several trustees that schools are not being kept clean by existing custodial staff.

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