Halifax County Newswire (Page 12)

Halifax County Newswire (Page 12)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Halifax County, VA. (Page 12)

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  1. Cherokee owner urges 'appropriate' sentence as Farley awaits punishmentRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Christmas Day 2015 will forever be a red-letter day for James and Monique Cole. That's the day the Prince George couple bought a Virginia's New Year's Millionaire Raffle ticket in For their new chairman, Halifax County supervisors have tapped a newcomer on the eight-member board: ED#4 representative Dennis Witt.

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  2. Last chance to helpRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Christmas Day 2015 will forever be a red-letter day for James and Monique Cole. That's the day the Prince George couple bought a Virginia's New Year's Millionaire Raffle ticket in For their new chairman, Halifax County supervisors have tapped a newcomer on the eight-member board: ED#4 representative Dennis Witt.

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  3. Halifax County library budget seeks funding boostRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Christmas Day 2015 will forever be a red-letter day for James and Monique Cole. That's the day the Prince George couple bought a Virginia's New Year's Millionaire Raffle ticket in For their new chairman, Halifax County supervisors have tapped a newcomer on the eight-member board: ED#4 representative Dennis Witt.

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  4. First baby of New Year: Like mother, like daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors has received a request from the tourism office for a $52,722 loan to purchase a passenger tour bus - a much-needed amenity to attract Jaliyah Nicole Smith, the first baby born in the New Year at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital, with her mother, Erica Smit Jaliyah Nicole Smith is the first baby born at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital in 2016. Her mother, Erica Smith, is herself a New Year's baby from more than two decades ago.

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  5. Prince George couple claims $1 million lottery prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors has received a request from the tourism office for a $52,722 loan to purchase a passenger tour bus - a much-needed amenity to attract Christmas Day 2015 will forever be a red-letter day for James and Monique Cole. That's the day the Prince George couple bought a Virginia's New Year's Millionaire Raffle ticket that ended up winning $1 million.

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  6. Witt elected chairman of Halifax County Board of SupervisorsRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors has received a request from the tourism office for a $52,722 loan to purchase a passenger tour bus - a much-needed amenity to attract For their new chairman, Halifax County supervisors have tapped a newcomer on the eight-member board: ED#4 representative Dennis Witt. Witt, a former county school superintendent and Halifax Town Council member who was elected to the Board of Supervisors in November, was named chairman on a unanimous vote by supervisors at their organizational meeting Monday night in Halifax.

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  7. Sen. Stanley won't run for 5th District Congressional seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    One of three winning tickets in Virginia Lottery's New Year's Millionaire Raffle was sold in South Boston. The winner of the $1 million ticket, sold at Sheetz, has yet to State Senator William M. "Bill" Stanley, whose election district includes the western portion of Halifax County, announced Monday that he will not seek the Republican nomination to succeed Robert Hurt in Congress.

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  8. Affordable Housing HeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... named the winner of the 2016 Cora Tucker Award, Friday at the annual Jubilee Day Celebration sponsored by the Halifax County NAACP. The award is named for Cora Tucker, a civil rights activist and Halifax County native who spent much of her life ...

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  9. Love: 'The drama is not over'Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    One of three winning tickets in Virginia Lottery's New Year's Millionaire Raffle was sold in South Boston. The winner of the $1 million ticket, sold at Sheetz, has yet to Robbie Love, who was fired as county planner in April 2015 over the objections of four Halifax County supervisors, is vowing to make an impact on Board of Supervisors business in 2016 - starting at the meeting set for tonight.

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  10. Halifax County woman suffers burns from cookerRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    A Halifax County resident and mother of two was injured on Dec. 28 when the pressure cooker she was using exploded, inflicting second and third degree burns over 30 percent of her body. Jennifer Waddle lives in the Meadville community with her sons and boyfriend, Giles Jones, who is a deputy with Halifax County Sheriff's Department.

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  11. Halifax County supes meet tonight to organize for yearRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    One of three winning tickets in Virginia Lottery's New Year's Millionaire Raffle was sold in South Boston. The winner of the $1 million ticket, sold at Sheetz, has yet to With three new members joining in, the Halifax County Board of Supervisors will hold its annual organizational meeting tonight, at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor public meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex.

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  12. Halifax County tourism office requests $52,722 loan to buy passenger tour busRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors has received a request from the tourism office for a $52,722 loan to purchase a passenger tour bus - a much-needed amenity to attract visitors to Halifax County, according to tourism director Linda Shepperd. In making the request, Shepperd said the department will repay the loan within a span of no more than five years.

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  13. Lottery Tickets Sold In Millonaire RaffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    The Virginia Lottery has three new $1 million lottery winners, but none of the tickets were bought in our area. The three grand prize winning tickets in the New Year's Millionaire Lottery were sold in the Hayes community of Gloucester County, in the South Boston area of Halifax County, and in Suffolk.

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  14. Halifax County jobless rate holds steady in NovemberRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    With Wednesday's announcement by Fifth District Rep. Robert Hurt that he will not seek re-election in 2016, attention turns to the candidates who may seek to replace him. Heavy rainfall over the past few days has caused area rivers to tumble over their banks, with the Dan River at South Boston expected to crest Saturday at 25.6 feet Halifax County's jobless rate remained steady in November - holding at 5.9 percent, nearly a point lower than the same period the year before.

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  15. Halifax paramedic, daughter seriously injured in Christmas Day explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WRAL.com

    Her youngest daughter was also seriously hurt. Fire officials said they believe Lorrie Williams, a single mother of five girls and a paramedic for Gaston and Halifax counties, may have mistakenly added a can containing gasoline to a controlled burn in her backyard, thinking it was an empty can of kerosene.

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  16. McKelvey: Why He Wants House SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... e candidates. They are Jane Dittmar, the outgoing chairwoman of the Albemarle Supervisors, and Ericke Cage of Halifax County. Cage used to be an aide to Democratic Congressman Tom Perriello.

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  17. Final day of 2015 marks end for South Hill YMCARead the original story

    Dec 24, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... contract with CEO Marcus Hargrave, who was serving in an interim capacity at the same time he headed up the Halifax County-South Boston YMCA. The contract termination was done at the insistence of YMCA USA, which said South Hill's agreement with ...

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  18. Threats never cease, nor do plansRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... of a crisis," said Frosty Owens, director of Student Services, Accountability and Secondary Education with Halifax County Public Schools. "We also know that if someone wants to do something bad enough, it's going to be very tough to stop them, like ...

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  19. Sabato: Fifth District Rep. Hurt to announce retirementRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Bill Stanley of Franklin County. On the Democratic side, two candidates have announced: Ericke Cage, a Halifax County native and former congressional aide, and Jane Dittmar, a member of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. Hurt was first ...

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  20. Cardwell to serve as guest speaker at NAACP Annual Jubilee Day ServiceRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County NAACP will host the annual Jubilee Day Celebration on Friday, Jan. 1, at the Banister Hill Baptist Church in Halifax. Thomas Lee Cardwell Jr. will be the guest preacher and H.Y.M. will be render songs of praise.

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