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After 70 today ... some ice on way?

It’s an incredible weekend weather forecast. 

Children go on parade tonight as Halifax kicks off celebration

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and the Halifax Village Association along with the Town of Halifax will sponsor its annual children’s parade and tree lighting ceremony on Friday night.

Trees of honor, memory colorfully light up night

Trees of light were dedicated for the third year during an annual ceremony held Monday on the campus of Halifax Regional Hospital.

Parade looks through the eyes of youth

Bundle up and bring the entire family to Downtown South Boston on Saturday, to celebrate “Christmas Through the Eyes of a Child.”

Charges lodged in wreck

A 29-year-old Harrington, Delaware man was charged with stopping in the highway following a wreck that occurred around 6:28 a.m. Tuesday on Halifax Road, 200 feet north of Old Halifax Road in Centerville.

Public a no show for input hearing on school budget

No one from the public showed much interest in offering input about the Halifax County school budget for the coming year Monday evening when the Halifax County School Board met at 6 p.m. for that purpose in the school board office conference room in Halifax. 

Library system taps new director

Jay Stephens has been hired as the new director of the Halifax County/South Boston Public Library System.

Stores lure deal-hungry shoppers on Thanksgiving

Black Friday, long recognized as the official start of the Christmas holiday shopping season, has been trumped this year by Brown Thursday, traditionally observed as the Thanksgiving holiday.

Town of Halifax to usher in holiday season with parade, open house, tree lighting

The Town of Halifax will begin celebrating the Christmas holiday with its Open House Weekend Friday-Sunday in downtown Halifax.

School board to hold work session on budget tonight

Halifax County Public School Board Chairman Kim Farson will lead a public input hearing on the proposed 2014-15 budget Monday evening.