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Two trustees: No money for Governor’s School

Halifax County School Board simply does not have the money to rejoin the regional Governor’s School in Keysville, according to two members who made their thoughts known Monday during the regular monthly board meeting.

Fire destroys Bethel Road mobile home

A Monday morning fire destroyed the Bethel Road mobile home belonging to Paul Dease, but no one was injured in the blaze.

SLIDESHOW: A thank-you to vets

Dozens filled Constitution Square in downtown South Boston for the Veterans Day ceremony held after the annual Veterans Day Parade down Wilborn Avenue on Saturday morning. 

Halifax County home values decline

Property values in Halifax County have fallen about 1 to 2 percent across the board over the past two years, according to the most recent reassessment of real estate, but land values seemed to have held their own.

$60,000 loan to Prizery repaid

Community Arts Center Foundation, Inc., operator of The Prizery, announced Friday they have repaid in full the loan made by the board of supervisors.  

Looking to the past to ensure the future

“We Shall Not Be Moved” was the theme for the 2013 National Association For The Advancement of Colored People Freedom Fund Banquet held at The Prizery Thursday night.

Reckless driving charged after car runs into garage

No one was hurt, but damages were extensive following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Friday at 3:50 p.m. on Berry Hill Road in South Boston.

Rejoining Governor’s School big topic for meeting tonight

Once again, Halifax County School Board will debate the option of rejoining Governor’s School. An update on the newly approved Health Science Academy also will be given to school board members tonight when they meet at 6 p.m. in the second floor public meeting room of the Mary Bethune office complex. 

Satterfield wins hat draw, elected to school board

All it took was drawing a name from a box Friday morning to break a tie vote and propel incumbent Fay Satterfield to another four-year term on the Halifax County School Board as ED-6 representative.

Parade, ceremony to salute veterans

Area residents will have an opportunity to honor and remember those who have risked their lives to protect their country during the annual Veterans Day parade in downtown South Boston Saturday at 11 a.m.