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After budget session, Halifax supervisors will face seven public hearings

Seven public hearings will dominate tonight’s meeting of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors when it gets under way at 6:30 p.m. in the public meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex in Halifax.

Snow possible in Halifax County

A winter weather advisory has been issued for Halifax County from midnight to noon Monday.

Man pleads to assault on correctional officer

A 49-year-old Bland man pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a felony charge for assaulting a correctional officer.

Where’s the beef? Try Argentina

With freezing temperatures forecast for Halifax County, it seemed like a good time to head south. After driving to the Raleigh-Durham Airport I boarded a plane and continued south finally landing in Mendoza, Argentina.

Italian Delight garners award

Viny Sarnataro is a happy man. His Italian Delight restaurant in South Boston this week was one of 75 businesses across the United States named a 2012 Blue Ribbon Small Business presented by the U. S. Chamber of Commerce.

Former governor to stump in South Boston Saturday

 

Former governor Tim Kaine will host a meet and greet Saturday at 3 p.m. at Italian Delight Restaurant in the Halifax Square Shopping Center on Halifax Road in South Boston as part of his U. S. Senate campaign swing through Southside.

SoBo woman faces felony drug distribution charge

 

A 35-year-old South Boston woman faces a felony charge of distributing a Schedule I or II controlled substance, according to South Boston Police Office records.

Ticket from South Boston wins $100,000 in Powerball Bonus Raffle

A $100,000-winning ticket was sold from Apple Market on Halifax Road to one lucky person.

Lighting strikes South Boston DMV; Employee gets a jolt from desk

A local Department of Motor Vehicles employee experienced a significant electric shock resulting from a lighting strike during a severe thunderstorm Wednesday around noon.

Wednesday night fire destroys Crystal Hill home

A Nathalie home was fully involved when firefighters from four county departments arrived on the scene Wednesday night, according to Triangle Volunteer Fire Chief Rodney Francisco.