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Library director heads to Danville

Joe Zappacosta has resigned his job as director of the Halifax County-South Boston Library and is headed to Danville where he will serve as director of Danville Public Library.

Only two county schools meet federal objectives

Only two Halifax County schools — South Boston Elementary and Clays Mill Elementary — met the Federal Annual Measurable Objectives for the 2013-14 school year.

Expert: Samples confirm isolated mold growth; building in ‘good order’

Air inside Halifax County High School has lower airborne fungal concentrations than outdoor air, but some isolated areas inside the school did show mold growth.

Near miss prompts action by Halifax Police Department

A leisurely Sunday afternoon walk in the Town of Halifax last spring almost turned deadly for a Halifax woman and her friends.

South Boston man charged with DUI after wreck

A 51-year-old South Boston man was charged with driving under the influence following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Friday afternoon on Highway 58, one-tenth of a mile west of Highway 501.

Banner day for Marathon

One of the largest crowds of supporters in recent memory filled the North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department to enjoy a day of food, fun and music with friends and family at the 37th annual Marathon fundraiser on Leda-Grove Road in Nathalie. 

Updates on school mold possible Monday night

Halifax County School Board members plan to provide any updates on the high school mold issue when they meet tonight at 6 in the second floor public meeting room of the Mary Bethune office complex. 

Prizery loan repayment tabled

No deal. Not yet anyway. That was the message Halifax County Board of Supervisors sent to The Prizery’s proposal for the board to either forgive a $60,000 loan or to repay the loan in $10,000 annual installments over the next six years.

Faculty, parents, students urged to communicate concerns on mold

An expert specialist in mold and mildew advised Halifax County School Board members to treat the high school mold just as they would if their spouse worked in the building or their children attended classes there.

Three changes OK’d; one tabled

Halifax County Board of Supervisors approved a conditional use permit, a rezoning request, adopted a resolution amending the Enterprise Zone but tabled action on a land use application, after holding four public hearings Tuesday evening.