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Congressman visits local businesses

Congressman Robert Hurt visited local businesses in Halifax County Wednesday continuing his Route 58 Tour.

Bane earns HCHS Principal’s Award

Halifax County High School senior Kate Bane walked away with two of Halifax County High School’s top honors Wednesday night, earning the Principal’s Award and being named a co-recipient of the Frances Mitchell Best All-Around Female Athlete Award.

Valdivia Marshall changes mind on retiring

After receiving approval for her retirement at the May 14 Halifax County School board meeting, Executive Director for Administration Valdivia Marshall has decided to reassess her decision.

Fundraiser marks 30 years of ushering in summertime

Streets in Virgilina will be overflowing with festival-goers this Saturday as the town kicks off the 30th anniversary of Summerfest, the primary fundraiser for the Virgilina Volunteer Fire Department.

Halifax County High School honors 181 students

Talent comes in bunches as evidenced by the 181 Halifax County High School students honored Monday at the annual All-Star reception for both academic and athletic achievements.

South Boston drivers face charges in wreck

A South Boston man and woman were charged following a wreck that occurred Saturday at the intersection of Watkins Avenue and Edmunds Street.

Halifax County native meets President Barack Obama

Ebony Guy’s grandmother, the late Cora Tucker, would be proud. Earlier this month on Saturday, May 5, the Halifax native had an opportunity to meet and greet President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in Richmond.

New school superintendent named in Halifax County

Dr. Merle P. Herndon of Brookneal has been named Halifax County’s new school superintendent.

Collaborative effort builds disaster-relief housing for Haiti

The first prototype of an energy-efficient disaster relief home is due to arrive in Saint Marc, Haiti at the end of this month.

Tobacco Commission awards $535,000 grant

Acting on a recommendation of the Southside Economic Development Committee, on Thursday the Virginia Tobacco Commission Executive Committee met in Danville and awarded a $535,000 grant to Project Colt, the code name for a manufacturer of luxury custom designed and finished cabinetry committing to locate in Area A of Green View Advanced Manufacturing Center.