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Teachers get lesson on ag in classrooms

Halifax County Public Schools elementary teachers participated Friday in the Agriculture in the Classroom workshop sponsored by Farm Bureau at The Prizery.

Damages estimated at $50,000 in Sunday house fire

Damages were estimated at $50,000 in the Sunday afternoon fire that damaged a single-story vinyl-sided frame house located at 1726 Norwood Ave. in South Boston. 

Superintendent visits county schools on opening day

“It was a very positive start,” Halifax County School Superintendent Dr. Merle Herndon said of Monday’s opening day of school.

State official takes tour of industrial parks, Prizery

Halifax County Industrial Development Authority Board members hosted a luncheon and reception for Virginia Economic Development Partnership President and CEO Martin Briley on Friday at Molasses Grill in Halifax.

Authority seeks water grants

Halifax County Service Authority Board of Directors is seeking grant funding to improve water flow, management and quality of its existing water system.

UPDATE: Fire damages South Boston home Sunday

A Sunday afternoon fire damaged a single-story vinyl-sided frame house located at 1726 Norwood Ave. in South Boston. 

School buses, drivers ready to hit the road

All buses are ready to roll come Monday morning, despite the dead squirrel smell.

Police search for missing Nathalie woman

A 35-year-old Nathalie woman has been missing for two months now, and the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is hoping the public can aid in its search for Wendy Dawn Beadles Francis.

Garden club dedicates bench in Halifax to Betty Bane

Friends, neighbors, family members and town officials gathered in front of Halifax Town Hall Tuesday evening to pay tribute to the late Betty Bane when the Banister River Garden Club dedicated a bench in her memory to the Town of Halifax. 

School employees facing hike in health insurance

Halifax County Public School employees may face a 5.1 percent hike in their health insurance premiums in the 2012-13 benefit year.