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Council election marked by lowest turnout in years

Three incumbents running unopposed for seats on South Boston Town Council finished with almost the same number of votes in Tuesday’s election.

Talk turns testy over real estate bill delays

Real estate tax bills, with the first installment normally due on June 5, are not in the mail yet.

Board approves tweaked budget, sets fees for ’15

Without much fanfare, the Halifax County Board of Supervisors adopted resolutions approving and appropriating the $88,315,299 FY 2015 budget and setting rates and fees for the coming year.

Debate continues over taxing issue in SoBo

South Boston Town Council again debated at Monday’s work session a proposal to impose a $100 annual tax on vehicle owners who do not display current Virginia plates but are required by law to do so.

South Boston debates C.H. Friend field ownership

Halifax County wants to convey ownership of the baseball field at the former C.H. Friend Elementary School to the Town of South Boston.

South Boston council elections set Tuesday

Three of six members of South Boston Town council are up for re-election when voters go to the polls on Tuesday.

SoBo budget: Department heads plead for funding

It wasn’t so much about wants but needs when South Boston Town Council’s Finance Committee met Monday in council chambers to receive budget requests from a number of department heads.

SoBo budget: Some agencies want more, others satisfied

A number of agencies currently receiving funding from the Town of South Boston asked for additional funding in 2014-15, during South Boston Town Council’s meeting on Monday, while several others seemed satisfied with their current funding level.

Budget discussion heads council agenda

Department requests for the 2014-15 proposed $9,171,495 budget headline the agenda for South Boston Town Council’s monthly meeting on Monday.

Halifax set to add full-time police officer

The Halifax Police Department soon will add another full-time police officer to its staff after Halifax Town Council approved the finance committee’s recommendation to upgrade the department from four to five full-time officers.