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Daniel lauded for service to town

South Boston Town Manager Ted Daniel, who began serving the town as town manager in November 1998, was lauded upon his retirement at Monday’s council meeting.

Town to pitch in with Fairmont renovations

South Boston Town Council is making good on its commitment to provide $50,000 in support of a project by Southside Outreach Group to acquire and rehabilitate the Fairmont Apartments as Miller Homes at Poplar Creek.

SoBo woman faces multiple charges

A 26-year-old South Boston woman faces two charges of assault and battery, obstruction of justice, resisting arrest, drunk in public/cursing and using abusive language and child neglect, according to South Boston Police Department records.

Trustees OK insurance change

Halifax County School Board members approved the recommendation of Patsy Akridge of Akridge Insurance and Finances to remove the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Key Care 300 health insurance plan from those offered to school board employees in the coming fiscal year.

Decision reversed: Randolph back in as HCHS principal

Albert T. Randolph is back in as Halifax County High School principal.

Library board to discuss historic documents

At the last library board meeting, Chairman Bee Espy brought the board’s attention to Sims documents located in the local history room at the Halifax County Public Library, and these documents will be up for discussion again at Tuesday’s meeting to be held at 4:30 p.m. in the South Boston Public Library. 

Halifax to vote on $1.4 million budget Tuesday

Halifax Town Council is set to approve and appropriate its proposed $1.4 million 2014-15 budget Tuesday night when the meeting gets underway in the town hall following the 6:30 p.m. committees meeting and work session.

Crash kills man with area ties

A 24-year-old Roanoke man with local ties was killed Thursday following a two-vehicle wreck in Norfolk. 

Business owners to question demotion

Area residents and business owners Stanley and Wanda Jeffress of South Boston said Sunday they plan to attend tonight’s meeting of the Halifax County School Board and “reach out” to board members and citizens regarding the recent demotion of Halifax County High School Principal Albert Randolph.

Family displaced by fire at Taylor Lofts

A family of five was displaced from its apartment in Taylor Lofts in South Boston following a fire called in at approximately 3 p.m. on Saturday, according to South Boston fire officials and American Red Cross.