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. Remains of missing contractor identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Skeletal remains found in Chase City in late November have been positively identified as those of Nicholas Dale Clayton, a 33-year-old Halifax County contractor and graduate of Bluestone High School. Clayton was reported missing in July by the mother of two of his three children, Ashly Shorts of Nathalie.

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  2. Bassett Roundup: Bengals sweep Comets at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Bassett trailed 30-25 at halftime Tuesday night against Halifax County, but came out in the second half and completely took the game over.

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  3. Appomattox man arrested in Halifax County hit-and-runRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Virginia State Police are investigating a Friday morning hit-and-run in northern Halifax County at the Staunton River and Campbell County line that sent a pedestrian to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. Human remains found in the Nathalie area in November have been positively identified as those of Emma Compton Layne of Cody, who has been missing since June 20, 2017.

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  4. Boys High School Basketball: Eagles shoot down Comets with rally in second halfRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    Franklin County scored 45 points after intermission Thursday to rally from a 19-point deficit and defeat Halifax County, 64-58, in a Piedmont District boys varsity basketball contest. The Eagles trailed 38-19 at intermission before rallying in the second half on the strength of 50 percent shooting and the employment of full-court pressure defense, FCHS head coach Tom Hering said.

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  5. Spooner, Doris A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    Doris Alene Spooner, 88, of Halifax County, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Duke University Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Roland F. Spooner Jr.; her daughter, Deborah Sherlock; her stepchildren, Thomas Salisbury, Sheila Basham, Lorna Trevor, Sheryl Miller, Kurt Spooner, and Roland F. Spooner III; four grandchildren, Jonathan Mills, Bonnie Dunmire, Chloe Alethea Trevail, and Hugh Sherlock; seven great-grandchildren, Grant, Paige, Piper, and Laine Mills and Ruan, Ellery, and Effie Trevail; sisters Blanche Daniels and Pearl Mae Haney; and brother Charles Eugene Houston.

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  6. New solar project in Clays Mill goes publicRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Virginia State Police are investigating a Friday morning hit-and-run in northern Halifax County at the Staunton River and Campbell County line that sent a pedestrian to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. Human remains found in the Nathalie area in November have been positively identified as those of Emma Compton Layne of Cody, who has been missing since June 20, 2017.

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  7. Celebrating the legacy of Dr. KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Virginia State Police are investigating a Friday morning hit-and-run in northern Halifax County at the Staunton River and Campbell County line that sent a pedestrian to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. Human remains found in the Nathalie area in November have been positively identified as those of Emma Compton Layne of Cody, who has been missing since June 20, 2017.

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  8. Death of Emma Layne confirmed; police seek leads in Cody homicide caseRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Virginia State Police are investigating a Friday morning hit-and-run in northern Halifax County at the Staunton River and Campbell County line that sent a pedestrian to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. Human remains found in the Nathalie area in November have been positively identified as those of Emma Compton Layne of Cody, who has been missing since June 20, 2017.

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  9. Service set Friday for late Councilman Billy ClarkeRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Clarke to always look out for the best interests of South Boston. For nearly 15 years, Clarke taught in the Halifax County public school system, from November 1974 until December 1988. He spent the next phase of his career leading literacy and GED ...

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  10. Business zone renewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | Coalfield.com

    Enterprise zones in Wise and Halifax counties and the city of Waynesboro went into effect in 2007 and reached 10-year designation on Dec. 31, 2017, according to the governor's press release.

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  11. Area Roundup: Magna Vista sweeps Smith River Rivalry doubleheader at BassettRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... 2:50 remaining in the game. The Warriors put the game out of reach with an 8-3 run. Bassett (7-6) will host Halifax County on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. The Warriors (4-6) will travel to Franklin County on Tuesday as well at 7 p.m. After three ...

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  12. Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in Route 501 hit-and-runRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Virginia State Police are investigating a hit-and-run of a pedestrian in northern Halifax County at the Staunton River and Campbell County line. The crash occurred at approximately 6:45 a.m., Friday on Route 501/L.P. Bailey Memorial Highway approximately a half-mile north of Route 632/Hog Wallow Road.

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  13. Remains of Emma Compton Layne identified; leads sought in homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Human remains found in the Nathalie area in November have been positively identified as those of Emma Compton Layne of Cody, who has been missing since June 20, 2017. Halifax County Sheriff Fred Clark confirmed the woman's death Thursday night after receiving a report from the Office of the Medical Examiner on Thursday.

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  14. Aiming to host a VA Benefit and Resource ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    There have been many tragic stories of veterans who have been denied services owed to them by our federal government or veterans who have died while waiting for appointments at Veterans Affairs hospitals. I am strongly committed to making sure that every veteran that has served in the 60th District, and across Virginia, receives all the benefits that they are entitled to in return for their service.

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  15. Witt, Pannell to lead Halifax County supervisorsRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors on Monday night elected ED-4 supervisor Dennis Witt to serve another term as chairman. ED-3 supervisor Hubert Pannell will serve as the board's vice chairman, succeeding J.T. Davis.

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  16. Halifax Enterprise Zone extended for five yearsRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority in partnership with the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, the Town of Halifax, and the Town of South Boston is pleased to announce that their applications have been approved to both expand the current Enterprise Zone geographically, and extend use of the EZ program for another five years beginning Jan. 1. The Commonwealth of Virginia's Enterprise Zone program allows selected communities to establish geographic zones, determined to have the highest potential business uses, and overlay them with state and local incentives to support increased employment and taxable capital investments.

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  17. Bus service to Danville fundedRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    A new bus service between Halifax County, Danville and Pittsylvania County will soon roll after receiving a $317,490 startup grant from the Tobacco Regional Revitalization Committee this week. Members of the tobacco commission approved the grant request, which was sought jointly by the three localities to serve students and residents traveling back and forth from Danville Community College, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center and other points of local need.

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  18. Decison sought on bid for Halifax County Courthouse projectRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Board of Supervisors will meet tonight to reorganize for the new year and consider the next step in the county's ongoing plan to renovate the courthouse - the award of a construction bid. The meeting, set for 6:30 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex, will begin with the election of a chairman and vice chairman.

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  19. Halifax County jobless rate climbs to 5.2 percentRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County's jobless rate inched up in November, rising to 5.2 percent from 5.1 percent in October. The labor market was little changed over the month-to-month period as Halifax County posted a modest decline in the number of jobs and a handful more people applying for unemployment benefits.

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  20. Hailing a 'New Day' at YMCARead the original story

    Jan 8, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    On Nov. 11, the board and staff of the South Boston/Halifax County YMCA came together to recognize community and local business leaders who have rallied together to support the capital campaign, titled " A New Day Dawns," to revitalize and rejuvenate the local facility that was initially opened in 1976. A naming rights ceremony was held, featuring new plaques to be installed which recognize those who have donated to make this project a reality, with more than 100 people in attendance.

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