Halifax County Newswire (Page 8)

Halifax County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Halifax County, VA. (Page 8)

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  1. Water, sewer rates going up for most HCSA users in 2017Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Most of the 4,400 water and sewer customers of the Halifax County Service Authority will pay higher rates in the new year with a vote by the board Thursday. On a 4-0 vote, directors of the authority approved new water and sewer rates to go into effect on Jan. 1. Three board members were absent from the meeting: Dexter Gilliam, Kathy Bane and Joe Barkley.

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  2. More than just a victim: Domestic violence's terrible tollRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... sister and a friend - and now a mourning community will come together to honor her memory. "We do so much in Halifax County, and for someone to be killed, a domestic homicide, that's just devastating," said Kim Carson, director of the Domestic ...

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  3. HCCA throwing paint at cancerRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Throw Paint at Cancer! Halifax is a free, exciting new peer-to-peer support program for cancer patients and survivors to express themselves through art, brought to the community by Halifax County Cancer Association, Halifax County South Boston Public Library and Parsons Bruce Art Association. The series consists of continuing eight-week sessions.

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  4. Woman charged in motel stabbingRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Sheriff's Office received Friday around 10 p.m. reporting a stabbing at Hilltop Motel on Bill Tuck Highway. When officers arrived at the scene, they were told that a female had stabbed a male during an altercation there.

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  5. Halifax County trustees bear down on delinquent payersRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Parents of students who have unpaid balances on school fundraisers and meal accounts will soon receive letters demanding payment - with warnings that without action, misdemeanor warrants could ensue. On Monday, the Halifax County School Board instructed superintendent Merle Herndon to send out letters in her name in response to ever-rising delinquencies on the accounts, which have risen into the thousands of dollars.

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  6. Bulldogs fall to Comets, suffer first loss of 2016-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Martinsville's Jordan Turner scored eight points and grabbed 11 rebounds in Tuesday's loss to Halifax County.

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  7. Day out as Comet football coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A South Boston man has been charged with first degree murder in the death of a 34-year-old woman who was found dead of a gunshot wound Friday night at a With a required opening bid of $2.5 million, no buyers stepped up to purchase Hupps Mill Plaza at auction Friday afternoon, leaving the shopping center in the hands of the Halifax County school board, on a split vote Monday, approved a personnel report which included the resignation of head varsity football coach Kenneth Day and football assistant and defensive coordinator Michael Lloyd. Day's resignation was effective as of Nov. 30, while Lloyd's became effective as of Nov. 21. Day has directed the football program the past three seasons.

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  8. Lawless powers Cougars to 59-45 win over WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Vista. After "laying an egg," according to head coach Andrew Terry, in their Piedmont District opener against Halifax County, the Cougars came out firing against the Warriors. Patrick County took an immediate 5-0 lead and rode the hot shooting of ...

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  9. Pair found guilty after dogs abusedRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    With a required opening bid of $2.5 million, no buyers stepped up to purchase Hupps Mill Plaza at auction Friday afternoon, leaving the shopping center in the hands of the A Vernon Hill woman who was initially charged with drunk driving and felony child neglect in an August car crash that resulted in the death of a nine-year-old will be After the discovery of seven neglected dogs - one dead and six without food or water - two South Boston residents were found guilty on several animal cruelty charges in Halifax County Circuit Court on Friday. Dejuan and Geraldine Walton of Mineral Street each faced seven counts of animal cruelty after local animal control officers seized a number of dogs from their residence in April.

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  10. Halifax County school board to meet at Sydnor Jennings for regular monthly meetingRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County School Board will meet tonight for trustees' regular monthly session, but in a change, the meeting will be held at Sydnor Jennings Elementary School with the public session beginning around 7:30 p.m. Several business items that were held over from last month's meeting are expected to be discussed, including an opportunity to enter into a contract with EnerNOC to provide emergency energy in times of high usage. The company pays clients to reduce their energy use in order to provide electricity to others when the need is greatest.

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  11. HCSO wins grant for community policingRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    With a required opening bid of $2.5 million, no buyers stepped up to purchase Hupps Mill Plaza at auction Friday afternoon, leaving the shopping center in the hands of the A Vernon Hill woman who was initially charged with drunk driving and felony child neglect in an August car crash that resulted in the death of a nine-year-old will be The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has been awarded an $18,850 grant to support community policing efforts. The "Policing in the 21st Century" grants, selected by the Criminal Justice Services Board, were announced Friday by Gov. McAuliffe.

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  12. Bidders shy away from making offer on Hupps Mill PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    ... While ultimately the auction drew no bidders, there was a small buzz of activity at the steps of the Halifax County Courthouse as two separate parties looking to buy the shopping center showed up with $100,000 certified or cashier's checks as ...

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  13. Model behavior in the fight against cancerRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Calendar Girls of Halifax County are at it again - with fresh faces and a new theme for the 2017 edition, coming on the heels of last year's successful calendar sale for the Halifax County Cancer Association. During a sit-down interview with several of the Calendar girls, the women discussed the creation of the calendar and why they, all having been affected by cancer in some form or fashion, wanted to take part in its making.

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  14. Dixie ball volunteer tandem arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A South Boston husband and wife have each been indicted for felony embezzlement stemming from their involvement with the Halifax County Dixie Youth Baseball program. Arrest warrants were issued Monday for Harold L. Carmichael, 53, and Tracy H. Carmichael, 48, of South Boston.

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  15. Vernon Hill child fatality case upgraded to homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A Vernon Hill woman who was initially charged with drunk driving and felony child neglect in an August car crash that resulted in the death of a nine-year-old will be tried for homicide in Halifax County Circuit Court. If convicted of the second degree murder offense, Melissa D. Rhodes, 28, could receive up to 40 years in prison under Virginia's criminal sentencing guidelines.

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  16. Halifax trustees get early look at 2017 budgetRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County School Board Monday night hosted a public hearing to gather input from residents about the school budget for the upcoming school year. However, no one commented during the budget session, held at the School Board Office Conference Room in the Bethune Office Complex.

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  17. Halifax supervisors offer backing for backwoods STEM campRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    A California educator appeared before Halifax County supervisors Monday night to outline his plans to open a special school and summer camp in the Clover community at the site of the former Camp Staunton Meadows. Supervisors gave their approval to a tax exempt bond issuance not to exceed $5 million for Guided Discoveries, Inc. following a public hearing on the matter.

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  18. Halifax County supes put off Dollar General zoning requestRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Halifax County Supervisors on Monday night denied a request from Par 5 Developers for the rezoning of property for a new Dollar General Store in the Cluster Springs area. However, board members left open the possibility of later approval by sending the zoning request back to the county Planning Commission for further consideration.

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  19. Area Roundup: Bulldogs blitz Buffaloes; Patriots pick up winRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... James River for a game on Friday at 7 p.m. before they open Piedmont District play with home contests against Halifax County and Tunstall next week. FCHS Scorers: Cayden Sutphin 2, Dustin Thompson 12, Josh Bary 2, Noah Bolt 4, Brady Underwood 2, ...

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  20. Two indicted in South Boston shooting caseRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | SoVaNow.com

    Two Mecklenburg County men were indicted Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court for their alleged involvement in a shooting incident Sept. 15 at Jeffress Boulevard in South Boston.

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