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Halifax Council to remove one officer; residents protest

Halifax Town Council cut funding for Halifax Town Police Officer W. R. Wilmoth Jr.’s position Tuesday evening when they approved for presentation an alternative budget totaling $977,671.

Tornado slices path of devastation in Halifax County

A massive destructive storm, verified by the National Weather Service (NWS) as an EF2 tornado, cut through parts of Halifax County Wednesday night leaving one Liberty resident dead, several others injured, a number of homes destroyed or damaged and a large number of downed trees in its wake.

Clover man sentenced in grand larceny case

Kevin James Lacks, a 22-year-old Clover resident, was sentenced Monday to an effective two year, four-month prison term in connection with a number of grand larcenies occurring last July.

Demolition makes way for new CVS in Centerville

A pile of rubble is all that remains of the former American National Bank in Centerville.

Virgilina tornado victims struggle to get lives back to normal

Paula, Abner and Lestie Talley say they are thankful to be alive after a tornado destroyed their North Fork Church Road home on April 16.

Seized Nathalie dogs undergo tests, ‘seem happy’

“All of the dogs are very friendly toward humans,” said Todd Moser, Halifax County Chief Animal Control Officer, referring to the 41 dogs that were seized by authorities in last week’s raid on a suspected dogfighting operation on Dr. Lacy Trail in Nathalie.

Ruling on judgeship up in air for Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney

The nomination of Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Kim White for a judgeship in the 10th Judicial Circuit was not taken up in the General Assembly on Monday.

Financial scam making rounds in Halifax County, sheriff says

A new financial scam is making its rounds in Halifax County, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Disaster program signup under way for livestock owners

Randy Yarbrough, county executive director of the USDA Farm Service Agency in Halifax, reminded producers that sign up for the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) is ongoing.  

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.