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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.

Public mum on proposed South Boston budget

The silence was deafening at South Boston Town Council chambers Monday evening, with comments neither for nor against a proposed $9,765,854 budget for 2013-14 during the first of two public hearings.

Public can weigh in on proposed South Boston budget at meeting

South Boston Town Council is set to hold a public hearing at tonight’s meeting on the proposed $9,765,854 budget for 2013-14, one which contains no new taxes nor any increases in taxes or fees.

Supervisors to select firms for courthouse renovation

Historic Halifax County Courthouse renovations are gaining momentum as supervisors set May 20 at 6:30 p.m. as the time they will consider and approve firms with which to negotiate a contract for courthouse design and construction services.

Some fees reduced, but no action on budget

Halifax County Board of Supervisors tabled action on adopting the $87 million proposed county budget Monday night, but they did unanimously vote to amend the Business Professional and Occupational License fees – lowering the proposed increases by 50 percent.