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Seminole tribal visit signals new smokes

A direct descendant of Chief Osceola, Joe Dan Osceola of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, is familiar with “firsts.”

One year later, widow looks back on deadly freak accident

For Betty Williamson, it’s hard to believe a year has gone by since her husband, Alex, passed away in a freak accident, and the county lost one of its most beloved and recognized citizens.

Halifax County redistricting group gets good news

Members of the Halifax County Redistricting Committee got good news Tuesday night when they held their second meeting to redraw district lines to equalize the population within each of the eight election districts.

20 cuts proposed to fill Halifax County budget shortfall

Halifax County Supervisors considered 20 specific budget cutting options that could save the county almost $4 million when the finance committee held a work session Monday to discuss the proposed $90.9 million 2011-12 county budget that includes a $2.5 million deficit.

Facing budget ax, school board tries to save 20 jobs

County school board members got their first look Monday night at the 2011-12 school budget that has a deficit of more than $1.6 million.

Officials find truck stolen from Sinai business

A pickup truck that had been stolen last week from a Sinai business was found Monday night, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

School bus, car collide head-on in Halifax County

Three secondary students were slightly injured Tuesday morning when their school bus collided with a car, state police said.

Murder charges dropped in 1993 shooting

Murder and related charges against 37-year-old South Boston resident Ryall Quincy Majors will not be prosecuted at this time, Commonwealth’s Attorney Kim White said in a news release issued Sunday.

Agencies to make plea for funding requests at meeting

Halifax County Supervisors will talk money today at 3:30 p.m. in the second floor conference room of the Mary Bethune Complex in Halifax when the finance committee holds a work session to discuss the proposed $90.9 million 2011-12 county budget that includes a $2.5 million deficit.

Sunday fire damages South Boston apartment complex

A fire at the Willow Oaks Apartment complex Sunday morning resulted in no injuries but an estimated $5,000 in damages to an apartment at the complex, according to a South Boston Fire Department spokesman.