Halifax County Newswire (Page 4)

Halifax County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Halifax County, VA. (Page 4)

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  1. Halifax County trustees ratchet up travel payRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County Supervisors are sending a resolution to state and federal officials expressing their displeasure with Dominion Virginia Power's tentative plans to close the Co-gen plant in Clarksville. Despite a lack of quorum at the special called meeting of the Mecklenburg County School Board on Wednesday, July 8, those trustees who were present - Dora Garner, Thomas Bullock, Rising Halifax County High School senior Dana Hunt receives a $1,000 scholarship from history teacher David Riddle as her parents, Bryant and Treva Hunt, join in Monday at the school board meeting.

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  2. Halifax County trustees name four new assistant principalsRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Mecklenburg County Supervisors are sending a resolution to state and federal officials expressing their displeasure with Dominion Virginia Power's tentative plans to close the Co-gen plant in Clarksville. Despite a lack of quorum at the special called meeting of the Mecklenburg County School Board on Wednesday, July 8, those trustees who were present - Dora Garner, Thomas Bullock, Halifax County school trustees on Monday named two new assistant principals at Halifax County High School and two at Halifax County Middle School.

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  3. Library trustees welcome new memberRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Members of the Halifax County Library Board on Tuesday afternoon welcomed a new member, Patricia Taylor, to their group as she pledged her support for their efforts. In reporting on the end of the 2014-15 fiscal year budget Library Director Jay Stephens pointed out that the library had received 100 percent of its budgeted funds from Halifax County and the Towns of South Boston and Halifax with $5,000 budgeted for monetary gifts almost doubling at $9.811.83.

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  4. School board has light July agendaRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... they renovated the old New Brick Warehouse for housing units. They will also consider appointments to the Halifax County Service Authority which must also be approved by County Supervisors and members of Halifax Town Council. Those appointments ...

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  5. Church fire under investigationRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... the fire. Halifax and Liberty Volunteer Fire Departments were called to the scene. According to Chad Loftis, Halifax County interim Emergency Services coordinator, both departments responded in a timely manner and were able to extinguish the fire. ...

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  6. John in the Wilderness protects flag 'Holy Land'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Dixie Pre-Majors swept Amelia over the weekend to lock up a World Series trip to Guntersville, Ala. John in the Wilderness and his visitor Whitney Allgood wave to motorists as they pass the flag display there on the roadside.

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  7. Everyone wins with Summer TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Dixie Pre-Majors swept Amelia over the weekend to lock up a World Series trip to Guntersville, Ala. Top, Becky Frohlinger and her Angels in the current Prizery Summer Theatre production of Anything Goes.

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  8. Project Roy falls throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Dixie Pre-Majors swept Amelia over the weekend to lock up a World Series trip to Guntersville, Ala. The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority 's top priority - a manufacturing expansion in South Boston by an overseas company code-named Project Roy - will not happen for the foreseeable future.

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  9. Virginia Has Park With Natural LightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    There's an International Dark Sky Park in Virginia. Staunton River State Park in Halifax County won that designation from the International Dark Sky Association.

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  10. Project Roy - and hoped-for 1,000 jobs - falls throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    A rendering of the Southern Virginia Advanced Manufacturing Center, the site offered to Project Roy, a foreign company that dangled up to 1,000 manufacturing jobs for the area. The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority announced Friday that the prospect has failed to materialize.

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  11. Mostly quiet Fourth of July on area roadsRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    The highways of Halifax County were very quiet over the three-day Fourth of July holiday weekend, according to local law enforcement officers. State Police reported only one single vehicle accident: It occurred early Saturday morning at 6 a.m. when a 1997 Nissan Maxima driven by 23 year old John H. Harris of Vernon Hill went off the left side of State Route 763, about one-half mile east of its intersection with State Route 677.

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  12. New emergency warning system begins operationRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    On July 1, Halifax County launched its new emergency preparedness system. The county partnered with CivicReady to create the new site which includes mass notification for citizens of any impending emergency situation.

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  13. Donations flow into local racesRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... give talks in front of small groups, and knock on voters' doors. And raise money. After a tumultuous year for Halifax County government, money is flowing into one of the key races to determine control of next year's Board of Supervisors: the ...

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  14. Public defenders office marks 25 years of teamwork, resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... points to a different reality. Clemons, who was represented by Sandra Saseen, deputy public defender with the Halifax County office, walked out of court a free man after a jury found him not guilty of rape and abduction following a two-day trial in ...

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  15. Having a blast on the FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Tim Smith of The Moonshiners television show. Tate joked that he didn't know whether or not the visits of Halifax County Sheriff Fred Clark and Smith coincided or not. "I just know he didn't get arrested." An enthusiastic crowd welcomed parade ...

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  16. Architecture shapes Halifax County legacyRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    When Winston Churchill said "We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us," he might as well have been talking about architecture in Halifax County. From early settlers who built sturdy log cabins and cleared land to raise animals and crops, to late nineteenth and twentieth century factory owners and businessmen who had fine city homes constructed to mirror their success, these structures have dictated daily life, education, religion and the social norms of local citizens.

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  17. 'Anything Goes' sets sail at The PrizeryRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... amazing production numbers to beloved songs like "Anything Goes," "Blow, Gabriel, Blow," and "Heaven Hop." Halifax County residents Liza Moore, Meghan and Zoe Talley, and Abigail Gilliam will take to the stage with clappers on their feet. Also ...

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  18. Same sex marriage ruling has little impact locallyRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    While the 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on June 26 made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states., it had little effect in Halifax County where same sex marriage has been legal since the high court declined to stay a lower court decision upholding the practice in October. According to Halifax County Clerk of Court Cathy Cosby, 115 marriage licenses have been issued at the Halifax County Courthouse so far in 2015.

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  19. South Boston eyes savings with change of bank accountRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    ... by other town agencies. He explained that the Town IDA had offered to purchase the one-half interest of the Halifax County IDA in the 548 acre property along the Dan River, known as the Hinson property for $85,000. (The Town IDA already owns the ...

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  20. Jobless rate ticks up to 7.1 percentRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Unemployment rose slightly during May across the region and in Halifax County, with the local jobless rate kicking up to 7.1 percent for the month. In April, Halifax County had an unemployment rate of 6.5 percent.

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