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Prom prompts traffic change

Attention all Halifax County High School prom-goers. This year’s traffic pattern is going to change for all those dressed up young men and women exiting vehicles in the circle in front of the school for Saturday night’s “Garden of Dreams” big event.

Freshour to seek election for top prosecutor’s post

Michael Freshour, a veteran prosecutor, announced Tuesday he will seek election to the position of Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney in November.

Staffers claim 14 VPA awards; Hudson wins Best-In-Show

The Gazette-Virginian staff members Charles Wilborn, Joe Chandler, Doug Ford, Tiffany Hudson and Danielle Vaughn claimed 14 awards in the annual Virginia Press Association Contest Saturday night in Norfolk.

PHOTOS: Earth's day in the sun in Halifax

The Town of Halifax held it's Earth Day Celebration on Saturday at the Halifax Farmers Market.

Trial date could be set today for former Halifax sheriff

The docket for the March court term in Halifax County Circuit Court lists today as the time a trial date may be set for former Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin on 21 forgery and embezzlement charges.

Friday’s winds slice electricity for about 1,000

More than 1,000 residents found themselves without power Friday night as severe thunderstorms swept through the county causing winds to knock down trees damaging power lines.

IDA finance committee reviews $2.52M budget

Finance committee members of Halifax County Industrial Development Authority were among three committees that met with Executive Director Matt Leonard earlier this month at Riverstone.

Lee chairs National Day of Prayer event for fourth year

What began as a small town event to bring together the community for prayer has evolved into one of the premier events in Halifax County.

Meet John Woody: an advocate for pay and benefits

Three decades have passed since he first began cleaning floors, and John Woody continues to enjoy his job.

Take-Back Day a way to dispose of old drugs

The Drug Enforcement Administration has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to take place on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.