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Children’s Christmas Parade set Dec. 3

The Halifax Village Business Association (HVBA) has set the second annual Children’s Christmas Parade for Friday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m., according to HVBA President Carol Throckmorton.

Students see local history on field trip

Halifax County Middle School sixth grade students and teachers visited the Crossing of the Dan Exhibit at The Prizery last Monday and Tuesday when they had an opportunity to walk to the outdoor exhibit on the Dan River and tour the permanent exhibit located on the third floor.

More details emerge in hunting accident

The 36-year-old Virgilina man who was injured Tuesday afternoon in a hunting accident was reported in “stable condition and talking” Wednesday morning by a Duke Medical Center spokesman, according to Julia Dixon, Department of Game and Inland Fisheries director of media relations.

Speakers favor Halifax power plant

Three speakers went on record Monday night in support of a wood-fired power plant proposed for Halifax County.

Judge Sugg’s portrait to hang in courtroom

The family of the late Judge Irvin D. Sugg Sr. presented his portrait to the Halifax County General District Court on Saturday in the General District courtroom.

Virgilina man shot in hunting accident

A 36-year-old Virgilina man was injured Tuesday afternoon in a hunting incident, according to Conservation Police Officer Brandon Harris.

Halifax alternative energy plant closer to reality

A power-generating plant at the former Georgia-Pacific facility that would rely on wood waste is closer to a reality for Halifax County.

Fire damages South Boston house

No one was injured when fire damaged a house on Gravitt Street in South Boston on Saturday afternoon at about 3.

Water, sewer rates to change in Halifax County

The Halifax County Service Authority (HCSA) approved the proposed changes to the current schedule of rates and services following a public hearing at its regular monthly meeting Thursday night in Halifax.

Halifax robotics teams have a tough go at competition

Two Halifax County robotics teams made it to the semifinals of Saturday’s Southern Virginia VEX Robotics Championship at Halifax County High School. Unfortunately, neither was able to make it beyond that point.