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Fire Destroys Halifax Home


A Halifax house was declared a total loss following a fire Monday morning, according to a Halifax Volunteer Fire Department spokesman.

Man Found Safe After Search

Efforts of Halifax County Emergency Services personnel were rewarded early Monday morning when a missing 88-year-old Oak Level man was found in relatively good condition, according to Kirby Saunders, county emergency services coordinator.

County Registrar’s Office Open Saturdays For Absentee Ballot Voting

The Halifax County Registrar’s Office will be open Saturday, Oct. 24, and Saturday, Oct. 31, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. so that registered voters who are unable to go to the polls to vote in the Nov. 3 General Election due to health or being out of town on business or school, may vote by absentee ballot, announced Halifax County Registrar Judy R. Meeler.

Agritourism Workshop Set For Interested Entrepreneurs

Farmers who may be considering adding excitement to their farm, tourists to their fields and hopefully more money to their bottom line by incorporating agritourism into their farming operation should attend Agritourism: It’s More Than a Farm Tour . . . Act III to discover new ideas to enhance a farming facility.

Renewable Energy Subcommittee To Be Briefed On Biomass

Virginia Commission on Energy and Environment Renewable Energy Subcommittee will meet Thursday, Oct. 22, at 10 a.m. the Pittsylvania County Library located at 207 Coffey St. in Gretna.

Halifax Man Faces Felony Charge

An 18-year-old Halifax man has been charged with felony malicious wounding, according to sheriff’s office records.

County Schools Face Possible State Cuts


Halifax County Public Schools could be facing a reduction of $150,000 or more in state revenue, school board members were told during their regular monthly meeting Thursday night in Halifax.

Garnett Luck Honored With Award Of Excellence


The Virginia Association of Housing Counselors (VAHC) recently honored Garnett Luck, Housing Intervention counselor with the Tri – County Community Action Agency, at the VAHC annual awards recognition ceremony held earlier this year.

South Boston Man Airlifted Following Dirt Bike Wreck

Details were sketchy Sunday afternoon, but authorities said a South Boston man was airlifted to Lynchburg General Hospital Saturday following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred at the intersection of Westside Drive and Sinai Road.

One Aspirin A Day, Strong Faith


No doubt Lillie Puryear Wiley is everyone’s secret prayer. The independent Wiley takes walks with a friend most mornings at Boston Commons, strictly follows her one-aspirin a day medicine regime …and celebrated her 103rd birthday last week.