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Library budget, strategic plan updates set Tuesday

Library board members will hear an update on the FY 2015 operating budget and an update on their strategic plan during their meeting Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at the Halifax County Library.

Noland Day marks milestone anniversary

It’s been 25 years since Noland Village was recreated, and on Saturday the public is invited to come out and celebrate the milestone 25th anniversary of the annual Historic Noland Village Country Fair Day, simply known as Noland Day.  

Board ponders future of libraries

On the heels of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors approving level funding for both public county libraries Monday evening, the library board met with County Administrator Jim Halasz Wednesday evening to discuss possible future funding and the future of library services.  

Nathalie Man dies following accident at work

A 23-year-old Nathalie man died Thursday at Lynchburg General Hospital from injuries he received in a freak work accident.

Many residents elect not to vote

Three of six members of South Boston Town council were up for re-election as an extremely light number of voters went to the polls on Tuesday.

‘Carter Green’ first in series of downtown projects

Beautifying the downtown area with “three major improvements in the “greenscape” of Main Street” is the next mission of the Board of Destination Downtown South Boston.

Budget, fee changes, hearing to dominate tonight’s meeting

Budget issues, fee changes and a public hearing promise to dominate tonight’s Halifax County Board of Supervisors’ meeting that will get underway at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune office complex.

Two teens seriously injured in Sunday wreck

An 18-year-old Vernon Hill teenager was airlifted to Duke University Medical Center and a 18-year-old Halifax teen was transported to Halifax Regional Hospital following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred in the 4000 block of Cluster Springs Road in Alton around 4 p.m. Sunday.

School, community rally for teacher fighting cancer

For the past year, veteran Cluster Springs Elementary School teacher Sarah Vaughan has felt like she has been caught on a roller-coaster ride for which she wasn’t standing in line. 

National Day of Prayer at HCHS Thursday

Songwriter T. Graham Brown will be the featured guest at this year’s National Day of Prayer slated for Thursday at 6:45 p.m. at the Halifax County High School auditorium.