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‘Christmas Stories’ Theme For Annual SoBo Parade

The South Boston Christmas Parade theme Is “Christmas Stories From Books Or Films,” according to organizers.

Hughes Supporters Pack Library Meeting

The Halifax County-South Boston Regional Library Board room was packed Tuesday afternoon as a series of speakers raised questions about library policy and spoke in support of former South Boston Library Manager Woodson Hughes. Hughes resigned earlier this month. Library staff issued a statement in support of Library Director Rhonda Griffin and library policies.
Halifax Library was not the quiet place it normally is Tuesday evening when the Halifax County-South Boston Regional Library Board met in a room packed to capacity with supporters of recently ousted South Boston Library Manager Woodson Hughes.

South Boston Budget Holding Its Own So Far

Three months into the current fiscal year, South Boston budget projections for the most part are near or above expectations, according to town Finance Officer Erle Scott.

Halifax Taxes Being Mailed

The Town of Halifax will be mailing out 2009 taxes for real estate, personal property and machine and tool taxes to residents, businesses and property owners the week of Nov. 2

South Boston Police Department Investigates Missing Bank Deposit

South Boston police are investigating a missing bank deposit from McDonalds in Centerville, according to Captain B. K. Lovelace.

Halifax Regional Pays Tribute To New Physicians


Halifax Regional Health System honored seven new physicians and their families at the recent new physician reception Oct. 8.

Coleman Replaces Coleman As Community Action CEO


Rev. William J. Coleman has been hired as the new president and chief executive officer of Tri-County Community Action Agency, Inc. and Halifax County Community Federal Credit Union, the board of directors announced last week.

New queen crowned at HCHS


Halifax County High School senior Nia T. Brown was crowned as the Homecoming Queen and senior Antonio D. Bailey was crowned as the Homecoming King during halftime ceremonies of Friday night’s annual Halifax County High School Homecoming Game at Tuck Dillard Stadium.

Petition Seeks To Reinstate Manager

A petition seeking reinstatement of South Boston Library Manager Woodson Hughes will be presented to library trustees tomorrow in Halifax.

Tobacco Commission Panel Recommends $3 Mil For Projects

Southside Economic Development Committee has recommended the Virginia Tobacco Commission approve a pair of grant awards totaling $3 million — $2 million for a “buildout” of space at Riverstone Technology Park and $1 million for additional start-up funds for the new advanced manufacturing initiative at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center.