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Library budget, strategic plan updates set Tuesday

Library board members will hear an update on the FY 2015 operating budget and an update on their strategic plan during their meeting Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at the Halifax County Library.

Hearing set on $1.4M budget in town of Halifax

Halifax Town Council will hold a public hearing on 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.

Woman charged with larceny in shoplifting

A 23-year-old South Boston woman faces a charge of larceny for shoplifting, according to South Boston Police Department records.

Noland Day marks milestone anniversary

It’s been 25 years since Noland Village was recreated, and on Saturday the public is invited to come out and celebrate the milestone 25th anniversary of the annual Historic Noland Village Country Fair Day, simply known as Noland Day.  

Council election marked by lowest turnout in years

Three incumbents running unopposed for seats on South Boston Town Council finished with almost the same number of votes in Tuesday’s election.

SoBo man faces child abuse charges

A 27-year-old South Boston man faces three felony charges of child abuse and cruelty and a misdemeanor charge of contempt of court, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Board ponders future of libraries

On the heels of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors approving level funding for both public county libraries Monday evening, the library board met with County Administrator Jim Halasz Wednesday evening to discuss possible future funding and the future of library services.  

Nathalie Man dies following accident at work

A 23-year-old Nathalie man died Thursday at Lynchburg General Hospital from injuries he received in a freak work accident.

Talk turns testy over real estate bill delays

Real estate tax bills, with the first installment normally due on June 5, are not in the mail yet.

Board approves tweaked budget, sets fees for ’15

Without much fanfare, the Halifax County Board of Supervisors adopted resolutions approving and appropriating the $88,315,299 FY 2015 budget and setting rates and fees for the coming year.