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Prizery: To fund or not to fund?

Whether or not to fund $60,000 to The Prizery is slated for discussion tonight when the Halifax County Board of Supervisors meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Mary Bethune office complex in Halifax.

Halifax gets tornado siren; test planned for Wednesday

A tornado siren was placed into service in the Town of Halifax last Friday. Located at the Halifax Volunteer Fire Department, the siren will provide audible warning within one mile of the fire station once a tornado warning is issued.  

Progress moves ahead on downtown revitalization

The construction crews have completed relocating the aerial facilities on Cemetery Street and Houston Street, including the service lines to the back of the Main Street storefront properties, according to Comcast Cable’s contractor, Fiber Technologies, Inc. 

Superintendent, school employees get increase but no raise

No extra change is coming home in school employees’ pockets.

With help of SoBo, library to re-open doors Wednesdays

Users of the South Boston Library are reading a little easier after South Boston Town Council voted Monday night to appropriate up to $14,000 in additional funding the remainder of the current fiscal year to restore Wednesday operating hours to the library.

SoBo council approves contribution to coalition, additional library funding

South Boston Town Council unanimously approved Monday night a $5,000 contribution to the Virginia Coalition to help the organization in its efforts keep the statewide moratorium on uranium mining.

Contribution to fight uranium on SoBo council agenda

South Boston Town Council will consider a recommendation from the finance committee to contribute $5,000 to the Virginia Coalition when it meets tonight at 8 p.m. at council chambers on Yancey Street.

Supervisors put $60,000 Prizery funding on hold

Following advice from County Administrator Jim Halasz, Halifax County Supervisors did not commit funding $60,000 to The Prizery Tuesday night, opting instead to refer Prizery board members’ pleas to a committee of two, ED-8 Supervisor W. Bryant Claiborne and ED-4 Supervisor Doug Bowman, for further review of the donation’s impact on the budget.

Speakers complain over $48 trash disposal fee

Four county residents voiced their opposition to the county imposing a $48 annual fee for trash disposal on their personal property tax bills this fall.

Prizery funding hits snag by supervisors

Halifax County Supervisors are being advised not to commit funding $60,000 to The Prizery until staff has further opportunity to fully evaluate this request and its impact on the budget.