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Tri River Habitat seeks volunteers to help with Pumpkin Patch

The Pumpkin Patch project is returning this fall.

No charges lodged in tractor-trailer wreck

No one was charged in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Sept. 28 at the intersection of Highway 360 and Route 613.

Community prayer vigil planned for missing woman

The family of 90-year-old Ruzie Dixon Suggs will hold an outdoor prayer vigil at 3 p.m. Sunday at Suggs’ home on 2710 Cobbside Drive, Burlington, N.C.  

County jobless rate still in double digits

The jobs outlook in Halifax County brightened slightly in August, but unemployment rates here remain in the double digits.

Horse extraordinaire just a gallop away

Tom Simmons has been a successful horse trainer for over half a century working with over 13,000 horses during the course of his career.

Halifax native to appear on CSI: NY

Halifax native Laura Parker will make her prime time debut on CBS’ hit show CSI: NY at 8 p.m. Friday.

County personal property tax bills mailed out; payment due by Dec. 5

The 2012 Halifax County personal property tax bills were mailed out last week, according to Halifax County Treasurer Linda Foster.  

Church files lawsuit against Nathalie resident over website

A former member of the Cody Church of God of Prophecy in Gretna has been ordered to pay attorney’s fees and court costs totaling $3,710.40 as the result of a civil suit brought against him in Halifax County Circuit Court by the church.

Fair returns with new exhibits, contests

The 102nd Halifax County Fair gets under way Tuesday through Saturday welcoming those of all ages.

Early rain not enough to wash out spirit of SoBo Harvest Fest

A large group of vendors and a variety of entertainment and foods drew a large crowd to the 21st Annual Harvest Festival in downtown South Boston Saturday with crowds approaching 6,000 during the day-long event.