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Service Authority talks reappointment, state mandates; takes tour of wastewater facility

Thomas Walton has been nominated for reappointment to the Halifax County Service Authority, and now his nomination will go to the Halifax County Board of Supervisors and both Halifax and South Boston town councils for approval.

Supes turn to consulting firm to find new administrator

Although the search for a new county administrator is taking longer than expected, Halifax County Supervisors are scheduled to interview two more viable candidates within the next 10 days, County Administrator George Nester said Tuesday.

Public hearing on South Boston budget tonight

It’s a night of public hearings, resolutions and proclamations for South Boston Town Council at its monthly meeting, with public hearings set on the proposed $9,906,802 budget for 2012-2013 and an amendment to the 2011-2012 budget of $356,000 earmarked for the landfill gas project.

Mike Sexton appointed to Halifax planning commission; hearing set on budget

Halifax Town Council voted to appointed former Halifax County Industrial Development Director Mike Sexton to fill the vacant position on the Planning Commission during the monthly meeting Tuesday night.

Chief Financial Officer to be recommended to school board members Monday

In addition to filling the position of school superintendent, Halifax County School Board members also are working to find a replacement to fill the vacancy of outgoing Chief Financial Officer Bill Covington who will retire June 30.

Motorsport camp steers to Clover

Camp Motorsport is coming to Clover. Halifax County Supervisors unanimously gave the green light Monday night for Summerfield Realty Group, LLC to operate the youth and adult camp on Mount Laurel Road in Clover following a public hearing on a conditional use permit.

After debate, supervisors support DCC advancement manufacturing initiative

It took three motions, more than an hour of discussion and finally a verbal promise from Danville Community College President Carlyle Ramsey before the Halifax County Board of Supervisors was convinced Monday evening to offer a letter of support for a proposed program expansion of the college’s Regional Center for Advanced Technology and Training.

Developers want to revive former Camp Staunton Meadows

Halifax County Supervisors are slated to decide whether to permit Summerfield Realty Group, LLC to operate a youth and adult camp on Mount Laurel Road in Clover when they meet tonight at 6:30 in the Mary Bethune office complex in Halifax.

Write-in candidate wins seat on Scottsburg Council

Although Robert Guthrie chose not to seek re-election to Scottsburg Town Council in Tuesday’s election, voters decided otherwise. A total of 11 write-in votes were cast for Scottsburg Town Council.

SoBo Council considers financial support of coalition

South Boston Town Council, which had previously discussed financial support for an anti-uranium mining group, again broached the subject Monday evening during its monthly work session.