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Two speakers voice disappointment on road plan

Two county residents voiced their concerns Monday evening about the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Six Year Improvement Plan for secondary roads in Halifax County.

SoBo council adopts budget

South Boston Town Council convened as a whole and adopted a $9,765,854 budget for 2013-14 on its second reading before Monday’s June work session.

Public hearing set tonight on Six-Year Road Plan

Halifax County Board of Supervisors will hold a joint public hearing with the Virginia Department of Transportation tonight at 6:30 p.m. to hear comments on the Secondary Six-Year Plan for FY 2014-19 and Secondary Construction Budget for 2014.

Former fire chief officially announces supervisor bid

Ray Owen of Vernon Hill formally announced his candidacy for the ED-3 seat on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.

Halifax council orders special election for vacant seat

Halifax Town Council got the ball rolling Tuesday night to fill the Ward A seat that will be vacated June 30 when the resignation of Councilman Tom Brown becomes effective.

Residents question Halifax speed trap

Some area residents are questioning whether Halifax has become a speed trap, Halifax Council members said Tuesday night during their regular monthly council meeting.   

SoBo Council adopts budget without fanfare

South Boston Town Council passed a $9.5 million 2013-14 budget on its first reading Monday night, the revenue figures representing a 17 percent decrease from the year before.

Retired executive seeks SoBo council seat

Jim Debiec has thrown his hat in the ring for the seat on South Boston Town Council formerly occupied by Connie Manning and currently occupied on an interim basis by former Councilman Morris Bryant.

Courthouse renovations a step closer

Halifax County Board of Supervisors came out of closed session Monday night and unanimously approved a contract with CJMW Architecture for architecture, design and engineering services for the historic Halifax County Courthouse.

Courthouse architectural contract up for approval

Halifax County Board of Supervisors is expected to approve a contract with CJMW Architecture of Lynchburg for architectural and engineering services for the historic Halifax County Courthouse tonight when it meets at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune office complex in Halifax.