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Workforce centers in danger

Federal budget cuts amounting to $3.6 billion nationwide proposed in the U.S. House of Representatives could spell doom for workforce centers statewide, including the one in South Boston.

Vernon Hill man faces felony larceny charge

A 51-year-old Vernon Hill man has been charged with one felony count of grand larceny, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
Grayson Lee Tucker of Pine Ridge Trail was charged with stealing property valued at or more than $200 from an individual.

Southside gets $50,000 reading grant

The statewide Smart Beginnings initiative brings people together to help Virginia’s youngest citizens, age prenatal to 5, be successful in school and ultimately in the future workforce.  

Brush fires plague Halifax County fire departments

High winds and dry conditions fueled no fewer than five brush fires in Halifax County Monday and at least four on Tuesday.

Former facility transforming into manufacturing center

A ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday morning launched the transformation of the 438,000 square foot Green View Advanced Manufacturing Center that for the past two decades has sat as a silent reminder of better times.

Retreat, public hearing focus on school board budget

Halifax County School Board members are beginning work on their 2011-2012 budget setting a timeline for workshops and hearings during Monday night’s meeting.

No injuries in school bus wreck Tuesday in Halifax County

No one was injured in a two-vehicle accident Tuesday morning involving a Halifax County school bus and a car, according to state police.

South Boston man facing larceny, burglary charges

A 28-year-old South Boston man is facing three felony charges and one misdemeanor charge, according to records in the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Treasurer to seek reelection

Halifax County Treasurer Linda S. Foster announced Friday she will seek reelection to a seventh term in November.

Clark makes bid for Halifax County sheriff

Fred. S. Clark of Nathalie announced Friday he will challenge incumbent Sheriff Stanley Noblin for the job as the county’s chief law enforcement officer in November.