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Town of Halifax considers reducing cop force

Talks of scaling back the Town of Halifax’s police force got heated Wednesday morning during Halifax Town Council’s special called meeting held in Town Hall.

Governor wants uranium moratorium to stay in 2012

Business leaders, medical professionals and area legislators were in Richmond on Wednesday urging the General Assembly to scuttle plans for ending the state’s 30-year moratorium on uranium mining.

Felony sex charges lodged against Nathalie man

A 39-year-old Nathalie man faces three felony charges of aggravated sexual assault and one felony charge of sexual penetration with an object, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Search to begin for new superintendent in Halifax County

Halifax County School Board members will hold a special meeting on Thursday at 6 p.m. in the School Board Office Conference Room in Halifax as they start the search for a new school superintendent.

Stamps going up to 45 cents Sunday

It’s going to cost a little bit more to mail that letter, bill or greeting card next week.

Without action, dreams are nothing, speaker says at Halifax MLK breakfast

Togetherness was the theme of the seventh annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast sponsored by the L. E. Coleman African-American Museum on Monday morning at The Prizery.

More bank records searched of former Halifax sheriff

Virginia State Police investigators executed a search warrant at Wells Fargo Bank in South Boston on Dec. 21 in the continuing investigation of former Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin, according to Halifax County Circuit Court records.

New CVS opens Sunday in South Boston as other two close

A new CVS drug store, under construction for several months at the intersection of Halifax Road and Old Halifax Road in South Boston, will open for business Sunday morning, according to Mike DeAngelis, CVS director of public relations.

Judge affirms jury’s sentence in Halifax murder case

Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Joel Cunningham affirmed Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court a jury’s recommended sentence of 35 years in prison for 36-year-old Connie Gayle Ferguson Wynn for charges related to the murder of her husband, Eric Eugene Wynn, last year.

UPDATE: Victim stable after stabbing in South Boston

A 48-year-old South Boston man was stabbed in the leg Monday, and South Boston Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident, according to Det. C. L. Carswell.