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Halifax County School Board members win Spirit Contest

Halifax County School Board members Kim Farson, Karen Hopkins, Roger Long, Fay Satterfield, Phyllis Smith, Dick Stoneman and Cheryl Terry attended the Virginia School Board Association’s Annual Convention in Williamsburg on Nov. 20-22.  

Real estate, property taxes due Dec. 5

A reminder that the deadline for payment of county real estate and personal property taxes for 2013 will be Thursday, Dec. 5, according to Halifax County Treasurer Linda Foster.

COLLISION OF CELEBRATIONS: Thanksgiving and Hanukkah

For the first time in roughly 125 years, two holidays, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah, will share the date of Nov. 28, which some are referencing as “Thanksgivukkah.” 

Winter weather possible early Tuesday in Southside

A strong storm system developing across the Southern Plains is expected to deliver a light dose of winter precipitation to Halifax County.

Changes in water, sewer rate charges floated

Halifax County Service Authority board members will advertise new water and sewer rates and hold a public hearing on Thursday, Dec. 19, following the regular business meeting scheduled to get underway at 3:30 p.m. 

Group honors stewards of land at annual banquet

The Halifax Soil and Water Conservation District hosted its annual awards banquet at Ernie’s Restaurant in South Boston on Thursday evening.  

Vigil aims to provide unity in county HIV community

As a way to honor those who have struggled with HIV, the Halifax County AIDS Service Organization is hosting a candle light vigil on Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. at the courthouse in Halifax. 

Records reveal details in blaze

South Boston Police are continuing an investigation into an apparent home invasion that occurred late on Sept. 16 at the home of 34-year-old Joshua Hollandsworth of 800 Marshall Ave. in South Boston.

Middle School honors late teacher with flag

Halifax County Middle School faculty on Wednesday presented the family of the late Kim Bosiger with a flag stating “In Memory of Kim Bosiger” that will be hung in front of the middle school. 

Roark resigns, Day named interim HCHS football coach

Halifax County High School officials on Thursday afternoon named Kenneth Day as the interim head coach of the Halifax County High School varsity football team to replace Mike Roark, who has resigned from the post.