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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.

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.