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Supervisors to elect new leader in re-organizational meeting tonight

The Halifax County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to determine the use of a tie-breaker, the term of office for board officers and the method of officers’ selection during Monday night’s annual organizational meeting that will get under way at 6:30 p.m. at the Mary Bethune office complex in Halifax.

Town of South Boston to collect Christmas trees

As in the past, the Town of South Boston will dispose of Christmas trees placed at the curb. 

Water study grant flows

The small town of Virgilina is booming, and big things are beginning to happen with a new Family Dollar store opening earlier this month and a new gas station in the works.

State senator named Legislator of Year

Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts recently presented its Legislator of the Year Award to Senator Frank Ruff of Mecklenburg County.  

Harrell sworn in to fill vacant post on South Boston Town Council

Winston Harrell was sworn in Friday morning as the newest member of South Boston Town Council.

Finance committee ponders ways to fund courthouse renovations

Steps needed to begin projects leading ultimately to renovations at the historic courthouse in Halifax must begin no later than early February.

Grant funds mobile radios

The South Boston Police Department has been awarded a $55,604 grant to purchase more technologically advanced mobile radios, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II announced in Richmond on Wednesday.

Harrell tapped to fill seat on SoBo council

South Boston Town Council voted unanimously Monday afternoon to appoint Winston Harrell to fill the vacancy created when former Councilman Edward Owens was elected mayor.  

Supes, school board members talk budget savings, future projects

Halifax County School Board members and the Halifax County Board of Supervisors shared budget needs and possible future projects during their annual joint planning session Thursday morning in the school board conference room at the Mary Bethune office complex in Halifax. 

Town of Halifax seeking events planner

The Town of Halifax will be advertising for a new events coordinator to fill the position left vacant by the resignation of Susie Robbins.