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Town of Halifax council member picks up packet to seek election

Halifax Council member Kristy Johnson announced Sunday she will seek election in November to the Ward D seat she currently holds.

Halifax Councilman Tom Brown resigns

Halifax Councilman Tom Brown will resign from Halifax Town Council effective the end of June.

Hendricks to challenge GOP incumbent for House seat

Farmville community activist and human rights advocate Jasper Hendricks announced last week he plans to challenge Republican incumbent Del. James Edmunds II for the 60th District seat in the Virginia House of Delegates.

EcoMod houses nearly finished

Neighbors may be “green” with envy, once two EcoMod houses in the Poplar Creek Subdivision are complete, and that day is fast approaching, South Boston Town Manager Ted Daniel told council on Monday.

Halifax County real estate taxes due June 5

The first installment of the 2013 Halifax County real estate tax is due June 5, Halifax County Treasurer Linda Foster said.

Supervisor seeks re-election citing a love for county

Supervisor Tom West announced Friday he will seek re-election to a sixth term on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors citing his love for community and concern about the economic vitality of the county.

Budget approved; lone supervisor paints bleak outlook for region

After compromising on how to divy up $593,000 in extra county money, Halifax County Board of Supervisors, in a 6-2 vote, adopted an $87.2 million 2013-14 budget Monday evening that includes no pay increase for county employees.

Architecture negotiations to begin for courthouse

Halifax County Supervisors gave the green light Monday evening for negotiations to begin with CJMW Architecture of Lynchburg for architectural and engineering services for the historic Halifax County Courthouse.

Supes to hold special meeting on courthouse design, construction

Halifax County Supervisors will hold a special called meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday to deal with issues related to courthouse design and construction.

Mobile eatery OK’d in Halifax

A new barbecue eatery is coming to Spencer Hill in the Town of Halifax after Halifax Town Council approved zoning amendments permitting Eddie Tate to operate Tater Bugs Bar-b-que, a mobile food unit in the C-1 commercial zoning district.