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Fire strikes Cluster Springs home

Fire heavily damaged a Cluster Springs home early Wednesday morning.

South Boston Farmers’ Market gets funds to grow

South Boston Town Council, with Coleman Speece and Mark Morris absent, came out of closed session Monday night and unanimously approved using $25,000 from its contingency budget to help fund the expansion of the Farmers’ Market.

Head Start funds face ax if Congress OKs budget

Local youngsters are in jeopardy of losing their spots in the Tri-County Community Action Agency (TCCAA) Head Start program if a proposed 25 percent cut in federal spending is approved Friday.

’97 Halifax County grad launches inventors’ network

Ashleigh Davis Sottile, a 1997 graduate of Halifax County High School, along with her father, Paul Davis of South Boston, has launched TheProductNetwork.com.

Budget brings fears of job cuts in Halifax County

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and Halifax County Public Schools are bracing for job cuts in the wake of Virginia’s two-year $32 billion budget approved over the weekend by the Virginia General Assembly.

Leda Store building reduced to rubble in blaze

An early morning fire destroyed an unoccupied store building in the northern part of Halifax County Monday, according to fire officials.

New Jersey operation relocates headquarters in Halifax County

An international training and research center has selected Riverstone Technology Centre as its new home.

Former Halifax probation officer pleads guilty to bribery

A 25-year-old South Boston resident and former probation officer in the 10th Judicial Circuit pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to one count of bribery while acting as a public servant.

Halifax volunteers win national award for helping youth

For helping youth understand the importance of learning about the outdoors and living an active lifestyle, volunteers with the National Wild Turkey Federation’s Halifax Area Chapter have received national recognition.

Four charged with operating ATVs on highway

Four county residents have been charged with operating an all terrain vehicle on the highway, according to sheriff’s office records.