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After request from SoBo council, town manager to stay on

South Boston Town Council came out of closed session Monday night and asked current Town Manager Ted Daniel to stay on as town manager until late summer 2014.

IDA delays giving $5,000 to anti-mining organization

Halifax County Industrial Development Authority members referred Virginia Coalition’s request for funding to the finance committee Friday morning after discussion showed the board was split down the middle on making an immediate $5,000 contribution as requested by IDA Chairman John Cannon, who also chairs Virginia Coalition.

New pumper joins fleet in town of Halifax

The Halifax Volunteer Fire Department recently purchased a new $385,000 KME custom pumper with a 1,500-gallon per minute pump and a 1,000-gallon water tank from Slagle’s Fire Equipment.

Anti-mining group seeks more funds from council

Virginia Coalition Chair John Cannon asked Halifax Town Council to give the coalition $5,000 in a continued show of support in the campaign against uranium mining.

Property owners oppose rezoning; council gives OK

South Boston Town Council unanimously approved an ordinance rezoning Somerset Assisted Living and an adjoining, subdivided two-acre parcel of land following a public hearing at Monday’s meeting.

Coalition funding on agenda

A request for funding from the Virginia Coalition is up for discussion at tonight’s monthly meeting of South Boston Town Council.

Supervisors memorialize late county worker

The late Dwight Waller was remembered Tuesday night for his expertise and experience in the field of construction and as a valued resource in the development of many local housing, business and government projects in his role as county building official.

Supervisors to memorialize building official at meeting

Halifax County Board of Supervisors plan to present a resolution in memory of Dwight Waller, former county building official, to his family Tuesday night during its regular monthly meeting to be held at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor conference room of the Mary Bethune office complex in Halifax.

Uranium funding action delayed

The Virginia Coalition, a group founded to keep the ban on uranium mining in Pittsylvania County and Virginia as a whole, received two contributions of $5,000 each from the Town of South Boston last year to assist in its ongoing efforts against lifting the ban.

Somerset seeking expansion, applies for rezoning request

Somerset Assisted Living Facility wants to expand, but to do so, it must apply for rezoning from the town, and its request to rezone will be the topic of discussion at Monday night’s South Boston Town Council work session.