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Town of Halifax offers options for recycling Christmas trees

Until the multi-jurisdictional Green Waste Recycling Program is implemented after the closing of the South Boston landfill, the Town of Halifax Solid Waste Department will not conduct a special Christmas tree curbside pick-up for town residents and businesses as was the case last season, Town Manager Carl Espy said.

Fitzgerald not seeking another term as chairman

Halifax County Board of Supervisors Chairman William I. Fitzgerald said this week he will not seek another term as chairman of the board when its reorganizes Monday evening.

Snow blankets Halifax County for a White Christmas

Halifax County received a Christmas Day gift of snow, its first white Christmas since at least 1980.

Pizza robbery suspect nabbed

A 23-year-old former Halifax County resident has been charged with robbery stemming from an incident that occurred Dec. 22 at Riverside Mobile Home Park, according to Investigator J. D. Clay.

Funds OK’d to improve water quality

The Halifax County Service Authority (HCSA) approved spending more than $450,000 to help improve water quality in the Town of Halifax during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon at the Mary Bethune Complex.

White Christmas in Halifax County? Maybe

As children across Halifax County await the arrival of Santa Claus and his reindeer tonight, the county’s chance for a “White Christmas” is up in the air…literally.

Armed robber pilfers pizzas

Halifax County Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for an armed robber who accosted a pizza delivery driver Wednesday night, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Town offices closing for Christmas holiday

County offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the Christmas holiday. Halifax County Circuit Court, Halifax County General District Court and Halifax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court also will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Man convicted of drug charges

A 27-year-old Halifax man was convicted Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court of six drug distribution related charges.

United Way helps brighten Christmas for kids

Tucked away in the United Way of Halifax County headquarters in downtown South Boston are four rooms full of holiday cheer for a lot of children who otherwise may not have a Merry Christmas.