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Spring Venture Outdoors program set May 6

Forest landowners wishing to know more about hot topics regarding forested land are invited to register a Spring Venture Outdoors program scheduled in Halifax for Friday, May 6.

Kerr Reservoir Water Symposium attracts top local and regional speakers

The agenda has been set for the second Kerr Reservoir Water Symposium and will include 11 highly-qualified speakers covering a range of topics that should be of interest to local users, economic interests, and public policymakers in the area. 

South Boston man faces six felony drug charges

A 32-year-old South Boston man has been charged with six felony drug counts, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s records.

Sweepstakes centers return to spotlight in South Boston

South Boston Town Council, in particular the Current Issues Committee, will consider special use permit applications for amusement centers, a dance hall and a vehicle repair shop at tonight’s work session.

Newly-hired Halifax library director will begin work Tuesday

New library director Joseph W. Zappacosta will begin work at the Halifax Branch Library on Tuesday, Library Board Chairman Lisa Crews announced Thursday afternoon during the regular meeting of the Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System Board.

Feedback ‘critical’ in smelly situation in Town of Halifax

The Halifax County Service Authority (HCSA) board reassured Halifax Town Manager Carl Espy Thursday during its monthly meeting that relief is on its way to Maple Avenue residents plagued by nasty smelling town water.

Annual Halifax County Fair planning goes ‘back to basics’

Halifax County Fair has a new face – that of General Manager Bonita Nelson who is busy making plans for the 101st annual Halifax County Fair in her efforts to make this year’s county fair “the best ever.”

Jewelry, camera taken in South Boston break-in

Deputies are investigating a break-in of a South Boston home and the theft of jewelry and a camera Wednesday, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Volunteers sought for cleanup in Virgilina

Volunteers wishing to help clean up the Virgilina community left behind by last Saturday afternoon’s  EF2 tornado are being asked to register at North Fork Baptist Church Saturday morning beginning at 7 a.m.

Alford pleas entered to child neglect charges in Halifax County

A 31-year-old South Boston woman, Dorothy Lynn Deshetler, entered Alford pleas Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to five charges, including three for child neglect.