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No Injuries In School Bus Crash

No students were aboard Bus #140 Monday afternoon when it struck a car near South Boston Elementary School, according to town police.

SoBo Residents Appear Before ‘Judge Joe Brown’

Two South Boston residents, 25-year-old LaKesha Jackson and her cousin-in-law Darrell Chandler, 23, of Ash Avenue, are scheduled to be the first case to appear on “Judge Joe Brown” this morning.

Holiday Living Show Set This Weekend

With over 100 vendors at the 2009 Holiday Living Show on Nov. 14-15 at the Halifax County High School, the public is sure to find that special gift to complete their shopping list.

Parade Salutes Area Veterans

American Legion Post 8 was among the veteran organizations participating in Saturday’s Veterans Day Parade held in downtown South Boston.

NAACP Celebrates 100 Years At Banquet

“What must we do with this history now?” was the question Rev. Dr. William Barber II posed to those in attendance at Saturday’s NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet celebrating the 100th year of the NAACP.

Supervisors Green Light Mega Grant

Supervisors approved a resolution in a special called meeting Friday afternoon supporting the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority’s (IDA’s) submission of a $5 million research and development grant to fund up-fit for a 20,000-square-foot facility that is not located in Riverstone Technology Park.

Riverdale RR Crossing Work to Change Traffic Pattern

Beginning Monday, VDOT and Norfolk & Southern Railroad will replace the grade rail crossing on U.S. 58, approximately 0.19 miles west of the intersection of Route 501 in Riverdale.

South Boston Police Investigate Break-in At Jiffy Store

South Boston police are investigating a break-in at Jiffy Food Store on John Randolph Boulevard, according to Captain B. K. Lovelace.

Town Of Halifax Residents Urged To Check Tax Bills

A computer error occurred in the calculation of the total amount of vehicle license fees owed on recent tax statements mailed to Halifax residents, according to the County Commissioner of Revenue’s Office.

Chamber Business Expo Set For Tuesday

The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce is inviting everyone to  Business Expo 2009, scheduled for Tuesday from noon until 4 p.m. at the Virginia National Guard Armory on Hamilton Boulevard in South Boston.