Halifax County Newswire (Page 11)

Halifax County Newswire (Page 11)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Halifax County, VA. (Page 11)

Results 201 - 220 of 1,373 in Halifax County, VA

  1. Damning decline: Southside population losses continue, and may be increasingRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Two-thirds of the way through the current decade, Southside Virginia's population losses are continuing, and they may be accelerating. According to new estimates from University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, Halifax County has lost 1.8 percent of its population since 2010.

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  2. Upgrades coming to electrical substations in DanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A huge crane could be seen off Riverside Drive Wednesday moving electrical equipment into the substation space behind Heart Line Restaurant on Wednesday.

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  3. May jobless rate steadyRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County's jobless rate remained steady in May, coming at an even 5.0 percent after hitting the same mark in April. However, the county's civilian labor force grew slightly - increasing by 39 members, from 15,047 members in April to 15,086 in May. There were 757 residents seeking work in May, compared to 751 in April.

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  4. Office site switcharoo draws cool receptionRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County supervisors have floated a new idea for where to put the Commonwealth's Attorney's office, although the plan has gotten a cold shoulder from the prosecutors it is intended to help. On Monday, members of the Board of Supervisors suggested that Commonwealth's Attorney Tracy Quackenbush Martin and her staff could move into the Sheriff's Office building on Main Street in Halifax, a few doors down from the Courthouse.

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  5. Halifax County trustees close out year, eye Chromebooks for all studentsRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County School Board is hoping to provide Chromebooks to all students at Halifax Middle School in the coming school year after securing money to purchase the laptop computers for use by incoming sixth graders. In earlier years the computers had been secured for sixth and seventh graders who take them with them as they advance each year.

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  6. Halifax County supes put off discussion of rules for solar farmsRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors on Monday night held an advertised public hearing on how to regulate solar farms in the county, although members noted that they need more time to study the matter. They explained that neighboring Mecklenburg County had commissioned a special report before working on its ordinance and Supervisors said they feel they should look at what Mecklenburg has done before they finalize their zoning ordinance.

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  7. Survey: Majority of customers rate Danville Utilities favorablyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Nearly two thirds of residential customers surveyed rated Danville Utilities favorably on average across six characteristics, with the highest score at 84 percent for "dependable/reliable service."

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  8. Farmville man nabbed after wild chaseRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | 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. The suspect, Stephen Lovelock of Farmville, has an extensive criminal record, according to online court reports in Prince Edward County, and now he faces multiple additional charges that include two counts of attempting to maliciously wound police officers.

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  9. Farmville man arrested after high-speed chaseRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2017 | 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. The suspect, Stephen Lovelock of Farmville, has an extensive criminal record, according to on-line court reports in Prince Edward County, and now he faces multiple additional charges that include two counts of attempting to maliciously wound police officers.

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

    Jun 22, 2017 | 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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  11. Bethune's Past, in PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | 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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  12. Solar next door may offer guide to Halifax County policyRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | 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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  13. Taste & Tour draws a crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | 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. The Halifax Farmers Market had a banner day Saturday as crowds jammed the parking lot throughout the five hour Taste & Tour event.

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  14. South Boston council work session setRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | 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. South Boston Town Council will hold its monthly committee work session today, a week earlier than usual due to the July 3-4 holiday.

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  15. No sign of missing Halifax County womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    There's been no word of progress in the ongoing search for Emma Compton Layne, a 52-year-old county woman who was last seen more than a week ago in the Cody area in northern Halifax County. Layne is described as a white female, five feet tall and approximately 135 pounds.

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  16. PREP SPORTS SPRING 2017: A LOOK BACKRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    ... Jordan advances the soccer ball into the scoring area for the Eagles in their Piedmont District victory of Halifax County at C.I. (Cy) Dillon Stadium-Fred M. Brown Memorial Field. FCHS outscored its Piedmont District opponents 90-1 this season. ...

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  17. Taste & Tour at Halifax Farmers MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... patterns that are similar to quilt squares. Anyone interested in joining the barn quilt trail may call the Halifax County Extension Service Center for more information. There will also be a seed library where visitors may get free seeds or share ...

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  18. Cruise on over to the BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | SoVaNow.com

    ... outside of the house. But a boat inside a house? That'll raise a few eyebrows. Cindy and Watt Meadows, former Halifax County residents now living in Clarksville, are more than happy to bring you aboard and serve a cold beverage as they answer your ...

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  19. Search goes on for missing N.C. manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | 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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  20. Buffalo Junction teen guilty in shootingRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | 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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