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Domestic violence victim now works to help others

It was a day like any other when 17-year-old Lisa Daniel Logan went to catch the bus at her grandmother’s house that fateful morning in the fall of 1992. 

County student graduation rate down in 2012

The percent of students graduating on time in Halifax County Public Schools dropped to 85.9 percent, down 3.1 percent from last year’s 89 percent, according to a Virginia Department of Education report released Tuesday.

Charges pending in Oct. 14 Sinai wreck

Charges are pending in an Oct. 14 wreck involving a 30-year-old Halifax man that occurred on State Route 654, 65 feet west of Route 678 in the Sinai community.

Tagg Romney to make stop in SoBo on Wednesday

Taggart “Tagg” Romney, the oldest son of Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney, is coming to South Boston on Wednesday.

Most advanced training center of its kind opens

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority unveiled the region's newest asset for economic development - the National Center for Coatings Application, Research and Education (C-CARE) Monday morning.

National Tire Research Center ribbon cutting set Wednesday

The National Tire Research Center, located in Halifax County adjacent to the Virginia International Raceway, will have a ribbon cutting on Oct. 24 for its renovated facility and to display the custom-built equipment that economic development leaders and Virginia Tech officials say they hope make the Southern Virginia region the one-stop destination for global tire testing and development.

Top steward of land honored at banquet

S. Baxter Wilson of Oak Level Road in Halifax was awarded the Halifax County Soil and Water Conservation 2012 Outstanding Cooperator Award on Thursday evening during the group’s annual award banquet attended by 40 invited guests, district directors and staff.

Coatings center to officially open in Halifax County

Halifax County Industrial Development Authority this morning will unveil the region’s newest asset for economic development — the National Center for Coatings Application, Research and Education (C-CARE).

Speaker: Continue to do ‘Lord’s work’

Southside Outreach Group, Inc. held its third annual banquet Friday night at Halifax County High School featuring keynote speaker the honorable Sherman Saunders. Saunders currently serves as Danville mayor and Pittsylvania Community Action Agency executive director.

Crash wreaks havoc on Seymour Drive

Seymour Drive from Marshall Avenue to Ellyson Avenue was closed for hours Sunday, and traffic was detoured following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred at 7:15 a.m.