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Wait, there was an election Tuesday?


Voter turnout for Tuesday’s Republican Presidential Primary in Halifax County was extremely light, according to Halifax County Registrar Judy Meeler.

To combat coyote problems, county may change rifle rules

Halifax County supervisors want to know how the public feels about changing an existing ordinance to permit hunting from ground level with rifles larger than .22 caliber rimfire in an effort to manage the county’s coyote and deer populations.

Raises proposed for county employees

Halifax County Supervisors are considering several budget cutting options and pondering whether to give employees a 3 percent cost of living raise.

The Gazette-Virginian sponsors special March 29 show

The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band of Washington, D.C., will continue its long history of presenting free public performances when it appears at Halifax County High School on Thursday, March 29, at 7 p.m.

Haiti trip life-altering for Halifax Baptist minister

It was a life-changing “wake-up call” of a trip for one Halifax County Baptist minister, an eye-opener that made the Rev. Larry Davis realize just how much Americans take for granted.

South Boston Powerball Bonus Raffle winner comes forward

Albert Logan of South Boston claimed his $100,000 winnings Monday, according to Virginia Lottery Communications Specialist John Hagerty.

Alton juvenile charged in Wednesday wreck


A 17-year-old Alton juvenile was charged with driver inattention following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Wednesday at 8 a.m. on North Main Street at its intersection with Sixth Street in South Boston.

GOP battle comes to Virginia on Tuesday

Halifax County voters will have an opportunity Tuesday to go to the polls to vote for the Republican nominee for president with all county precincts opening Tuesday at 6 a.m.

Community to celebrate 50th anniversary reunion of Daystrom

Daystrom Furniture of South Boston manufactured dinette sets, buffets, hutches and other furniture for untold numbers of consumers from 1962-1996.

Democrats bring campaigns to Southside

Democrat U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine brought his campaign to South Boston Saturday afternoon outlining his plans to voters at a meet and greet held at Italian Delight Restaurant in South Boston.