Halifax County Newswire (Page 13)

Halifax County Newswire (Page 13)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Halifax County, VA. (Page 13)

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  1. Jail population rises ten-fold over timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... 744 percent over that time. The study can be found online at http://www.vera.org . In a span of four decades, Halifax County has gone from operating a jail in the back part of the Courthouse building to housing the local inmate population across the ...

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  2. Raab sheds interim label, named South Boston Town ManagerRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Prizery has found its man of the hour - welcoming Mike Koch as interim managing director during its period of transition. Koch is taking over for Alison Streeter, who Carlbrook School, a private therapeutic boarding school that opened in Halifax County in 2002 and attracted high school students from all over the U.S. and the world, is closing.

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  3. NAACP members march in protest of police custody deathRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | Cybercast News Service

    ... Lambert, who they had brought to a hospital for a mental health evaluation. He later died in their custody. Halifax County Commonwealth's Attorney Tracy Quackenbush Martin has not said whether she will bring charges against the officers. Neither she ...

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  4. Civil Rights Groups Protest In HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Many of Southside Virginia's African-American leaders mobilized in Halifax County on Saturday to protest the death of a forklift operator who died in police custody after he was shocked repeatedly with stun guns. The NAACP and other civil rights groups are upset about a 2013 incident that's triggered lawsuits in South Boston.

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  5. Interim Prizery manager brings business skills, fresh approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Foundation has led him to The Prizery's open doors. "The Prizery is so very important to the residents of Halifax County and Southside Virginia," Koch said. "We have lived in the greater Richmond and Northern Virginia areas, as well as Southside, ...

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  6. Halifax County Supes presented with funding needsRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors spent the day Thursday planning for the coming year and studying the county's finances. Attending were current supervisors and three newly elected board members: Dennis Witt, Joey Rogers and Garland Ricketts.

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  7. Police protest intensifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Carlbrook School, a private therapeutic boarding school that opened in Halifax County in 2002 and attracted high school students from all over the U.S. and the world, is closing. Moving with unaccustomed speed, the Halifax County Board of Supervisors agreed Thursday afternoon to purchase new voting systems to replace aged systems that were susceptible to alignment errors in the Some 50 people marched this Saturday to protest the May 2013 death of Linwood Raymond Lambert Jr. in the custody of South Boston Police.

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  8. Carlbrook: Unable to 'pull out of nosedive'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Carlbrook School, a private therapeutic boarding school that opened in Halifax County in 2002 and attracted high school students from all over the U.S. and the world, is closing. Moving with unaccustomed speed, the Halifax County Board of Supervisors agreed Thursday afternoon to purchase new voting systems to replace aged systems that were susceptible to alignment errors in the Top, the historic "Rock House" that was Carlbrook's signature building; above, the view across the 220-acre campus in western Halifax County.

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  9. IDA approves $1 lease for datamarine firm companyRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Carlbrook School, a private therapeutic boarding school that opened in Halifax County in 2002 and attracted high school students from all over the U.S. and the world, is closing. Moving with unaccustomed speed, the Halifax County Board of Supervisors agreed Thursday afternoon to purchase new voting systems to replace aged systems that were susceptible to alignment errors in the The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority agreed Friday to lease office space at the Riverstone Technology building for $1 a year to Autonomous Marine Systems , which has developed a "datamarine" - a robotic ocean-borne system - for data gathering on the world's oceans.

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  10. Magna Vista's season in summaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... to open the Piedmont District schedule 1-0. McGuire may not play baseball, but he pitched a perfect game at Halifax County, tossing six touchdown passes and producing more than 300 yards in the air in the first half against the Comets. The Smith ...

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  11. Mecklenburg County jobless rate rises to 5.9 percent in October, bucking state trendRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... workers declined by 207, 216 jobs were lost, and 9 new workers filed for unemployment. While in nearby Halifax County the seasonally unadjusted employment rate fell by one-tenths percent, from 6 percent to 5.9 percent, the County lost both workers, ...

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  12. Calibration issues found with Halifax County voting machinesRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team is now 2-0 after a lopsided 56-22 win over Patrick County Friday at home. Halifax County Supervisors Monday were advised that a large number of voting machines used during the Nov. 4 general election were out of calibration.

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  13. High seas, high spiritsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team is now 2-0 after a lopsided 56-22 win over Patrick County Friday at home. A big crowd packed South Boston Saturday evening for the annual South Boston Christmas Parade on Main Street, with some 26 floats and four bands participating in the holiday event.

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  14. Halifax County may go it alone on drug courtRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team is now 2-0 after a lopsided 56-22 win over Patrick County Friday at home. The Halifax County Board of Supervisors will meet tonight in regular session to consider the creation of a Drug Court for low-level offenders - a move that could save the county significant sums on incarceration, but without the aid of outside grant funding.

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  15. Funding for Banister Lake boat landing up for vote todayRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... funding from three county allocations, based on the locations for the equipment: Campbell County ($11,624), Halifax County ($92,995), and Charlotte County ($95,381). In another project that has gained staff blessing, the City of Danville is in line ...

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  16. Patrick County girls roll over HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Four minutes into Friday night's girls basketball game between Patrick County and Halifax County in Stuart, the Cougars took an 8-7 lead on a layup by Kaleigh Griffith.

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  17. Friday Prep Roundup: Cougars, Warriors win; Bengals fall to PulaskiRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2015 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Four minutes into Friday night's girls basketball game between Patrick County and Halifax County in Stuart, the Cougars took an 8-7 lead on a layup by Kaleigh Griffith.

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  18. Towering SalvationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... important industrial complex, once a major source of livelihood for generations of families in the area. The Halifax County Historical Society is working to raise $32,000 to save the tower and asks the community for their help. The South Boston Town ...

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  19. Residents boil tap water after line failureRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Residents of the Vaughan Street area in South Boston spent part of their Thanksgiving holiday boiling water from their taps after a 10-inch cast iron water main failed in the neighborhood. Operations staff with the Halifax County Service Authority discovered a reduction in system pressure at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, in the residential area of Vaughan Street, adjacent to the former J. P. Stevens Converter Yarns property.

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  20. Developer floats plan for Halifax ElementaryRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    A development company has approached the Halifax County about taking over the long-abandoned Halifax Elementary School and converting it into market-rate apartments on Mountain Road. Edwin Gaskin, owner of Echelon Resources, Inc. is scheduled to appear before the Halifax County Board of Supervisors next week to pitch the project, which would be similar to the Chatham Lofts redevelopment in the Town of Chatham.

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