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Halifax County Service Authority building new digs

The South Boston Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and Halifax County Service Authority (HCSA) have agreed to design and construct an office and maintenance services facility in Houghton Industrial Park, South Boston Town Manager Ted Daniel announced Thursday.

Halifax man facing felony sex charges

A 38-year-old Halifax man is facing three felony sex charges, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

For second year in a row, Town of Halifax tax bills contain uh-oh

Halifax Town Manager Carl Espy this week notified residents, businesses and property owners to carefully review their 2010 taxes for personal property that were mailed the week of Nov. 1.

Author of book chronicling Clover woman’s life coming to town

Best-selling author Rebecca Skloot will be speaking at The Prizery on Sunday.

Fire heavily damages South Boston house

An early morning fire heavily damaged a South Boston residence Wednesday, according to a South Boston Fire Department spokesman.

Halifax County VDOT administrator to resign

Virginia Department of Transportation Halifax Residency Administrator Joe D. Barkley II advised the Halifax County Supervisors Monday evening he has decided to resign from his post effective Jan. 1.

Search continues to fund portable stage in Halifax County

Halifax County Supervisors agreed Monday night to continue their search for funding to purchase a portable stage for outdoor entertainment and festivals.

Veterans Day parade to be held Saturday in South Boston

A Veterans Day Parade will be held in downtown South Boston Saturday at 11 a.m.

Womack Publishing to buy The News-Progress

Mecklenburg News Inc. has agreed to sell The News Progress to Womack Publishing Company, Inc., News-Progress owner Linda Shelton announced this week.

Grant powers Halifax solar project

Dominion Virginia Power is ready to take the next step in developing a solar power facility in Halifax County with the approval of a $5 million grant from the Virginia Tobacco Commission.