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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. 

Halifax man charged in wreck

A 74-year-old Halifax man was charged with failure to maintain proper control following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Sunday at 3:25 p.m. on Mountain Road in Halifax, near the intersection of Canterbury Drive.

Blaze damages Cedar Grove Road carport, wood supply

A fire of unknown origin burnt approximately one-third of a Cedar Grove Road family’s winter wood supply before firefighters from Cluster Springs and Turbeville Volunteer Fire Departments could extinguish the blaze Monday afternoon.

SoBo-Halifax County Tourism gets $10,000 marketing grant

South Boston-Halifax County Department of Tourism has received a $10,000 marketing grant to promote “Halifax County: Your Meeting Destination.”

Non-stop shopping in Halifax County

It seems the holiday for giving thanks may be taking a back seat to shopping enthusiasm with many stores starting what used to be known as “Black Friday” sales on Thursday evening.

Soup kitchen holds Feed the Community event

The Missionary United Soup Kitchen of South Boston, under the auspices of Pastor Jean Harris, held its third annual Feed the Community event at Halifax County High School from 2 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

New extension agent wants to see farmers succeed

With a strong passion for agriculture and a desire to see farmers succeed, Chris Brown has joined the Virginia Cooperative Extension as an associate extension agent for agriculture and natural resources in Halifax County.