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Voting precinct move on agenda for supervisors

Two public hearings are scheduled tonight at 6:30 p.m. when the Halifax County Board of Supervisors holds its final meeting of the year in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune office complex in Halifax.

Green housing closer to reality in South Boston

A proposed housing project in the Poplar Creek Subdivision using green technology is a step closer to getting the “green light,” the result of a South Boston Town Council vote during Monday’s work session.

Halifax County taxes due by Dec. 5

The deadline for payment of county real estate and personal property taxes for 2012 will be Wednesday, Dec. 5, according to Halifax County Treasurer Linda Foster. 

Halifax County Planners to hold hearing on beauty shop, school

Halifax County Planning Commission members will hold a public hearing Tuesday at 7 p.m. on a conditional use permit application request from Barbara Tucker to locate a beauty shop and school at a site located adjacent to 9044 James D. Hagood Highway, approximately one and a half miles east of its intersection with Scottsburg Road.

Halifax gets a police chief

Petersburg resident Kevin Lands has been named the new police chief in the Town of Halifax. Lands fills a vacancy created at the end of last year when previous Police Chief David Martin resigned to take a position with the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

IDA ponders sale, lease of building

Halifax County Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors came from behind closed doors Friday morning and amended a motion adopted last month to include the word “lease.”

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.