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Technology for education big topic of discussion as U.S. senator visits SoBo

The talk was technology and workforce training Friday afternoon.

Going the extra mile to drive business to downtown

The Town of South Boston downtown business district will have to literally go the extra mile if it is to remain economically viable.

Forget Webster, council defines dangerous dogs

South Boston Town Council adopted amendments to Chapter 18 of its town code at Monday’s meeting regarding dangerous or vicious dogs, amendments meant to put more teeth in the town’s ordinance and to align it with state code.

Public hearing goes to the dogs in South Boston

Residents will have an opportunity tonight to comment on a proposed amendment to town code regarding dangerous and vicious dogs during South Boston town council’s monthly meeting.

Town looks to dress up space with clock plaza

Hill Studio planner Patrick Hughes and landscaper Ashleigh Marshall presented a crowd of 30 people with plans for the Town of Halifax’s soon-to-be clock plaza Wednesday evening in Halifax Town Hall.

Halifax County employees to get 2 percent pay hike

The Halifax County Board of Supervisors emerged from closed session Monday night and approved a 2 percent pay hike for full-time county employees, according to an email received from the county administrator’s office on Tuesday.

Supes voice support of hog farm extension

Halifax County Board of Supervisors voiced their support at Monday’s meeting for W. Page Wilkerson’s application for a variance for infrastructure improvements at his hog farm operation on Wilkerson Trail.

Public hearing scheduled Monday on request from Alton hog farm operation

A public hearing is set tonight at 6:30 at the Mary Bethune office complex in Halifax on a variance request by W. Page Wilkerson to add a 14-foot extension of farrowing space to an existing barn at his hog farm on Wilkerson Trail in Alton.

Fed up with pesky birds, council acts


Buzzards beware. The Town of Halifax has set its sights on the nasty birds that have plagued the town for some time now.

Town battling high grass with little manpower

The town has battled through an unusually wet spring and summer and also has dealt with staffing issues while trying to keep grass mowed, South Boston Public Works Director Alan Auld told South Boston Town Council members Monday.