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Halifax County taxes in the mail

Halifax County 2012 real estate tax bills were mailed out this week, Halifax County Treasurer Linda S. Foster said Thursday. 

U.S. Senate candidate tours Southside Virginia

Former Virginia Governor and former United States Senator George Allen who is seeking the Republican nomination for the U. S. Senate seat brought his campaign to Halifax County Tuesday touring Lindstrand Technologies before speaking with a group of supporters gathered at Ernie’s for a Dutch treat lunch.

Halifax youth showcase cows, goats, sheep

Halifax County High School student Ellen Crowder showed the Grand Champion steer at Monday’s 54th Annual Halifax County Livestock Show and Sale.

Former Daystrom workers to reunite

Daystrom Furniture of South Boston manufactured dinette sets, buffets, hutches and other furniture for untold numbers of consumers from 1962-1996.

Gazette claims 11 press awards

Gazette-Virginian staff members Charles Wilborn, Joe Chandler and Doug Ford claimed 11 awards in the annual Virginia Press Association Contest Saturday night in Roanoke.

Water treatment plant bond resolution OK’d

Halifax County Service Authority board members adopted a bond resolution and approved the financing agreement and terms and conditions for the Virginia Resource Authority Spring Pool Loan at their monthly meeting held Thursday afternoon in the conference room of the Halifax County Service Authority Operation and Administration Offices.

Earth gets its day in the sun

Event Coordinator Susi Robbins has planned a plethora of activities for this year’s Earth Day Celebration scheduled for from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Halifax Farmers Market on South Main Street in Halifax.

Chamber to host Candidates Forum next week

The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Candidates Forum for people seeking election to South Boston Town Council. The forum is scheduled for Thursday, April 26, at 6:30 p.m. at the South Boston-Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts & History located at 1540 Wilborn Avenue in South Boston.

Alton man sentenced for grand larceny

A 36-year-old Alton man, Gary Jermaine Yancey, was sentenced Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a two-year suspended prison term for grand larceny from R. O. Harrell III.

Smiles all around at groundbreaking for clinic

A sorely needed piece of the area health care puzzle will soon be in place following official groundbreaking Tuesday for expansion of Halifax Primary Care and construction of an adjoining dental clinic.