Halifax County Newswire (Page 7)

Halifax County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Halifax County, VA. (Page 7)

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  1. Middle School Volleyball: BFMS falls to Halifax in title match, 2-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | Franklin News-Post

    Callie Altice sets up a teammate for a kill during Thursday's championship match of the 2016 Junior Piedmont District volleyball tournament at Halifax County Middle School. BFMS's Andrea Bowman begins an attack for the Eagles with a pass from the back row during Thursday's championship match of the Junior Piedmont District volleyball tournament, won by Halifax County Middle School, 2-1.

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  2. High School Football: Eagles ground Comets, win 41-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Franklin News-Post

    Franklin County defender Shaun Manns sacks Halifax County quarterback Ryan Moore and forces a fumble during Friday night's 41-16 Piedmont District victory by the Eagles at C.I. Dillon Stadium-Fred M. Brown Memorial Field. In continuing its mastery of Halifax County on its home field Friday, Franklin County got back to playing winning football after consecutive weeks in which victory was not the bottom-line result.

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  3. High School Cross Country: Eagles place second, third in Piedmont meetRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2016 | Franklin News-Post

    ... and George Washington-Danville each entered runners, but each did not field complete team. District schools Halifax County and Tunstall did not compete. Patrick County's Macie Rogers (21:54.70) won the race, while teammates Armonte Carter ...

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  4. Courthouse project continues to draw questionsRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County supervisors are trying to come to grips with the rising cost and scope of the Courthouse Project as the architects seek nearly a half-million dollars in additional fees. On Tuesday, supervisors Garland Ricketts and Bryant Claiborne, along with board chairman Dennis Witt and County Administrator Jim Halasz, spent an hour reviewing a request for payment of $445,602 from CJMW, the Lynchburg-based architectural firm that has handled the $20 million Courthouse redesign.

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  5. Sophomores from all over come together to bring Spectaculathon to the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Four sophomores at Halifax County High School portray a wide variety of characters in the high school theatre department's production of "The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon." The mash-up of fairy tales will entertain all ages as they romp through tidbits of the various stories.

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  6. SVHEC gives up 5 percent budget cutRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... governor's plan also eliminates state funding for two percent pay raises for most teachers, which has left Halifax County school administrators scrambling to come up with the money to pay for raises that have already been provided to local teachers. ...

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  7. At $10 million, 'project pea'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    "Project Pea," the code name for an unnamed manufacturer looking at Halifax County, could create 127 new jobs paying an average annual salary of $37,738 - if the recruitment effort pays off. The overseas firm, described as a "leading global designer and manufacturer of fractional horsepower motors and gearboxes," is considering Halifax County as a possible home for a new American domestic headquarters.

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  8. Halifax Council members renew lament on lack of transparencyRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... renovate and reuse existing properties for economic development projects. Both the Town of South Boston and Halifax County earlier approved the grant application, which was prepared by Draper Aden Associates at no cost to the local governing bodies. ...

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  9. Crystal Hill man shot dead by house mateRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A 48 year old Crystal Hill man, Donald Rodney Stone, was shot dead on Saturday morning by a man with whom he shared a residence in the Crystal Hill community. According to Halifax County Sheriff Fred Clark, Stone was declared dead at the scene of the shooting, which happened around 11 a.m. on the morning of October 15. Clark said the two men were living on Hodges Street in Crystal Hill at the time of the shooting.

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  10. Wife of missing UPS driver found deadRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Day 2015 and hasn't been seen since. Despite a wide-ranging search by multiple police agencies, including the Halifax County Sheriff's Office, Mr. Terry's body has not been found. Ms. Terry was estranged from her husband but steadfastly denied ...

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  11. Tri County's 50 years of service celebrated at anniversary feteRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Lillian Reamer Terry, a former Scottsburg resident whose husband disappeared in September 2015 under mysterious circumstances, was found dead Saturday afternoon in Kerr Lake near their Grassy Creek, N.C. area A 48 year old Crystal Hill man, Donald Rodney Stone, was shot dead on Saturday morning by a man with whom he shared a residence in the Crystal Hill community. Malcolm "Mac" Ragans Sr. and Mac "Chip" Ragans Jr. pleaded guilty to charges brought against them for falsifying speedometer readings in exchange for avoiding jail time in a hearing Friday Before finding his place in life, Halifax County's James Dance and his wife had to find a place for their toddler son to grow and develop.

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  12. Davis: For funds to save bridge, look elsewhereRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Lillian Reamer Terry, a former Scottsburg resident whose husband disappeared in September 2015 under mysterious circumstances, was found dead Saturday afternoon in Kerr Lake near their Grassy Creek, N.C. area A 48 year old Crystal Hill man, Donald Rodney Stone, was shot dead on Saturday morning by a man with whom he shared a residence in the Crystal Hill community. Malcolm "Mac" Ragans Sr. and Mac "Chip" Ragans Jr. pleaded guilty to charges brought against them for falsifying speedometer readings in exchange for avoiding jail time in a hearing Friday Stakeholders of Clarkton Bridge will likely have to look elsewhere for funds in preserving the 114-year-old structure, as the price tag seems "awfully high" to Halifax County officials.

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  13. Halifax County trustees adjust promotion policyRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County School Board Thursday adjusted the policy for academic promotion to bring the local division's practices in line with new statewide guidelines. Under the change, the school division will now provide academic remediation - including mandatory summer school - for students who do not meet grading requirements during the school year.

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  14. Halifax Town Council to convene TuesdayRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Halifax Elementary and the former Burlingon Industries site. The application, which was approved earlier by Halifax County and the Town of South Boston during a joint session, is being prepared by the Draper Aden Company at no cost to the towns or ...

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  15. High School Cross Country: Garcia, Franklin County girls win Piedmont meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Franklin News-Post

    Julia Garcia captured top individual laurels and Franklin County's girls' varsity squad claimed top team accolades Wednesday in a Piedmont District cross country meet at Rotary Field. In winning the girls' five-kilometer race, FCHS scored 25 points, followed by Patrick County , Bassett , Halifax County , Magna Vista and George Washington-Danville .

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  16. PD Week 8: Bulldogs set for G.W. showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Coming off a 42-0 victory over Halifax County on Friday night, Martinsville head coach Orion Martin said that his team carried momentum well through the week.

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  17. Eastbound lane of US 58 reopened after collapseRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The downpour from the weekend's passing hurricane caused the collapse of about 15 feet of pavement on U.S. 58 near the Pittsylvania-Halifax County line, which forced a closure of the east-bound lane of the highway for two days. According to Virginia Department of Transportation spokesperson Paula Jones, "One lane of U.S. 58 east near the Halifax-Pittsylvania County line opened to traffic [Monday].

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  18. Cobbs indicted for murder attempt in VFW shootingRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The alleged assailant in an April mass shooting at the VFW Hall in Halifax that left five people with bullet wounds was indicted Thursday by a Halifax County grand jury on multiple charges, including attempted second degree murder. Malik Cobbs, 20, of Danville, was previously charged with shooting into an occupied building, a felony.

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  19. Whimsical seats sold off to boost child literaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... auction and soiree are $5 and are available at both the South Boston and Halifax libraries as well as at the Halifax County Visitor Center. Brooks is so excited about her latest project she can't stop talking about it. The idea was hatched when ...

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  20. PD Rewind: Bulldogs rolling; Cougars still searchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Martinsville's defense shut out Halifax County on Friday night. They will need to have an equally dominant performance to slow down G.W.-Danville's Kuashaun Forest.

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