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Where's winter? Warmer temps blamed on La Nina

Could the spring-like weather experienced this winter cause a damper on upcoming crops?

Halifax council receives report on cops

As Halifax Town Council prepares to continue discussions on scaling back the town’s police force, Town Manager Carl Espy has provided council members with the Halifax Police Department Report on 2011 calls for service.

Police: Spaceship lifted in Halifax County

The metal spaceship that for years has been a fixture in a yard on the side of U.S. 58 West is now gone to planets unknown.

Officials arrest four suspects in Nathalie quick shop break-in

Four suspects have been arrested in connection with a break-in that occurred last Friday night at Johnson Store located on Acorn Road in Nathalie. 

Sunday hunting shot down

Rural Virginia will enjoy peace and quiet with respite from hunters for at least another year, after a House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources subcommittee voted to table three bills that would have repealed or rolled back the state’s current ban on Sunday hunting.

Halifax County burglary prompts warning to public

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Halifax Police Department are reporting thefts of metal and copper and urge area residents to watch out for their neighbors’ property.

L.E. Coleman African-American Museum full of history

The former all African-American Mountain Road No. 1 school located at 3011 Mountain Road closed in the early 70s and stood vacant for several years before becoming the L.E. Coleman African-American Museum in 2005.

Halifax ministry heading back to Nicaragua to mark five years

Save them One by One Nicaraguan ministry is making plans for an upcoming trip to Nicaragua in March to mark the ministry’s five-year anniversary in Nicaragua.

Halifax County woman makes connection to ancestors

Many African-Americans living in Halifax County today are descendents of slaves, but most have a hard time tracing their family’s history.

Halifax County jobless rate inches up in December

Unemployment in Halifax County inched up slightly from December to January, according to the latest Virginia Employment Commission data released Wednesday.