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Bathroom exhaust fan blamed in fire on Seymour Drive

An exhaust fan in the bathroom of Center for Behavioral Therapies on Seymour Drive in South Boston is being blamed in a Sunday afternoon blaze.

Plant demolition scheduled this week

Demolition is expected to get under way this week at the former Burlington Plant in Halifax, according to Halifax Town Manager Carl Espy.

Uranium Working Group report unveiled

The Uranium Working Group, a multi-agency group tasked with studying the possibility or mining uranium in Virginia, on Friday released its 125-page report to Gov. Bob McDonnell.

VUI project manager comments on Uranium Working Group Report

“Our company is pleased that the Uranium Working Group (UWG) has completed its task by developing a framework of robust regulations for uranium mining in Virginia that will ensure the protection of our public health, worker safety and the environment,” said Patrick Wales, project manager for Virginia Uranium Inc. in Chatham Friday afternoon following the release of the report.

Holiday spirit abounds in Halifax, South Boston

The towns of Halifax and South Boston officially ring in the Christmas season with their annual parades this weekend.

Powerball madness hits Halifax County

Residents of the county found themselves sneaking away from their work place to partake in the Virginia Lottery Powerball Power Play madness Wednesday.

More finding jobs in Halifax; unemployment rate drops

The jobs outlook in Halifax County continued to show slight improvement in October.

Two Halifax County families remember sons lost to AIDS

World AIDS Day is Saturday, and two Halifax County families are taking this day to publicly remember their sons who died from the disease while reaching out to the community to help others who may be dealing with the disease.

Bounty: $25 per coyote killed

A coyote bounty program plan that pays $25 per coyote killed has been devised by the coyote ad hoc committee and will be implemented effective Monday, Dec. 3, according to Halifax County Agriculture Development Director Leah Brown.  

Tuesday wreck injures Halifax woman

A pregnant woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident on Grubby Road in Halifax Tuesday morning.