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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.

Governor picks White to serve on 10th Judicial Circuit bench

Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Kim White confirmed Friday her selection to the bench of the 10th Judicial Circuit.

Schools to hold open houses this week

An open house for Halifax County High School students in grades 9-12 will be held Wednesday from 1 to 7 p.m. 

Police: Driver flees scene of hit-and-run

Virginia State Police are searching for the driver of a 1997 Dodge van involved in a hit-and-run on Ball Park Loop in Halifax late Saturday evening.

For some, World Series title ‘hasn’t sunk in yet’

Four members of the Dixie Softball World Series champion Halifax American Debs all-star team, Jennifer Lacks, Dalyn Hall, Kate Bane and Meg Bane, count a total of 32 series appearances between them, with all four winning their first World Series title in 2009 as Halifax American Belles all-stars.