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Cell service back up after outage

Verizon cellphone users were back in business Thursday at noon after a period of on-again-off-again service that began around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Energy center ‘tip of spear’ for region


County and state officials joined the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, the Board of Directors of the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and energy center personnel in cutting the ribbon Wednesday morning to officially open the Riverstone Energy Center.

Dozens of dogs seized; names of suspects released

Four suspects were arrested Wednesday on federal and state charges following raids on a mobile home residence at 1056 Doctor Lacy Trail and a residence located at Golden Leaf Road in Nathalie.

Nathalie man pleads guilty to drug charges

A 28-year-old Nathalie man pleaded guilty Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to five drug distribution charges.

Tornado confirmed in Halifax County

Officials with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Blacksburg have confirmed an EF2 tornado struck parts of Halifax County Saturday afternoon.

Halifax County Junior Livestock show 'biggest in years'

Monday marked the 53rd annual Halifax County Junior Livestock Show & Sale (HCJLS) held at the Halifax County Fairgrounds.
The event drew larger than expected crowds due to the increase of participants in the show from years past, according to organizers.

Middle school show returns to celebrate young artists

“I’m very proud of what we do and what the children accomplish in the amount of time we have them,” said Halifax County Middle School art instructor Sarah Helen Greenbacker, commenting on the upcoming art show from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the middle school lobby and cafeteria.

More school jobs hang in balance as supes ax $600,000

Halifax County Supervisors Monday night gave the school system $600,000 less than the level funding they had anticipated and on which they had based the 2011-12 school budget.

Budget balancing awaits Halifax County supervisors

Approval of the Halifax County budget and school budget headlines tonight’s meeting of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors after it meets jointly with South Boston and Halifax Town Councils.

Roxboro pair pleads guilty to larceny charges

A pair of Roxboro men pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to related larceny and breaking and entering charges.