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School board ponders capping vacation

Halifax County School Board members are discussing lowering the cap on the amount of vacation time school employees are allowed to accumulate from 60 days to 30 days.

‘Cottage district’ in SoBo?

Residents of the area surrounding the proposed Washington-Coleman Community Center had a chance Thursday evening to ask questions about a project South Boston Town Manager Ted Daniel said could evolve into the “Washington-Coleman Cottage District.”

Residents urged to participate in Great SouthEast ShakeOut

According to Halifax County Emergency Services Coordinator Kirby Saunders, nearly 600,000 Virginians and more than a million people nationwide are expected to take part in the Great SouthEast ShakeOut, the first simultaneous earthquake drill to be held in Virginia, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Maryland and Washington, D.C. 

Group to take read on future of libraries

What to do with the two libraries in Halifax County — that’s what six members of a “reenergized and rebirthed” joint library committee will discuss in coming months after Halifax County Board of Supervisors and South Boston and Halifax town councils unanimously voted Monday night to reestablish the committee comprised of two members of each governing body.

Speakers lash out at school trustees

Three citizens expressed their frustration and confusion to Halifax County School Board members concerning recent school administration decisions Thursday night before a packed room.

Towns, county come together to talk library consolidation

What to do with the two libraries in the county will be a hot topic of discussion when the Halifax County Board of Supervisors meets with Halifax Town Council and South Boston Town Council tonight at 6 p.m. in a joint meeting to be held in the second floor conference room of the Mary Bethune office complex in Halifax.

No quorum means no meeting for Halifax Council

Halifax Town Council didn’t have a quorum for its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night in Halifax Town Hall, so it had no choice but to cancel the meeting.

Health insurance tops school board agenda

Halifax County School Board members will take a close look at a health insurance cost analysis prepared by Director of Finance Jay Camp Thursday when they meet at 7 p.m. in the public meeting room of the Mary Bethune office complex in Halifax.

Chamber adopts anti-uranium resolution

Halifax County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has gone on record adamantly opposing uranium mining in the commonwealth.

Halifax County loans Prizery $60,000

The Prizery is receiving a cash loan infusion of $60,000 from the Halifax County Board of Supervisors to help get over the financial crunch in which it now finds itself.