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Council appoints pair to serve on library working committee

Halifax Town Councilmen Bill Confroy and Tom Brown will join two South Boston Town Council representatives and two Halifax County Supervisors serving on the joint library working committee.

Apartments planned in old SoBo tobacco warehouse

Those working in downtown South Boston and wishing to reside there have not had many opportunities to fulfill that wish in the past.

Action deferred on Green View grant request

Halifax County Board of Supervisors deferred action until its December meeting on Halifax County Industrial Development Authority’s tobacco commission grant request for $1.3 million to further renovate the Green View Advanced Manufacturing Center in South Boston.

In day of decisions, it all comes down to you

Halifax County voters will make a host of decisions when they go to the polls Tuesday, including voting for the next U.S. President and Vice-President, a U.S. Senator and 5th District Congressman, Halifax Town Council and Virgilina Town Council and two constitutional amendments.

IDA pushing for county backing of $1.3 million grant

Halifax County Board of Supervisors will be asked to support the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority’s tobacco commission grant request for $1.3 million to further renovate the Green View Advanced Manufacturing Center when they meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the Mary Bethune office complex in Halifax.

Halifax County school retirees keep pushing for answers

Months after the Halifax County School Board abruptly voted to terminate the Local Optional Retirement Plan (LORP) for retiring school employees, disgruntled retirees, feeling betrayed, continue to seek answers from school officials concerning why the program was halted in July.

Decking downtown comes at hefty price

In a sluggish economy, everyone has to make difficult choices, and with the holiday season close at hand the Town of South Boston is considering a cost-saving measure regarding the decoration of the Bradford pear trees lining Main Street.

Roundabout is fair play for South Boston

The use of roundabouts as a means of improving traffic flow along the busy Hamilton Boulevard corridor was discussed at Monday’s town council meeting.

Halifax police get new patrol car

The Town of Halifax Police Department was among six law enforcement departments receiving new patrol cars Friday morning during a ceremony held at the State Capitol.

Absentee voting deadline nears

A registered voter who will be unable to go to the polls to vote in the Nov. 6 election, due to health or being out of town on business or school, may vote by absentee ballot, according to Halifax County General Registrar Judy Meeler.