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Halifax power plant proposal goes before public

A public hearing on NOVI Energy, LLC’s energy company’s permit application will be held Monday at 6 p.m. in the main conference room at the Riverstone Center.

Extension office restructuring to benefit Halifax County, officials told

The Halifax Extension office stands to benefit from the state restructuring process under way, and county residents may see an increase in services provided, Halifax County Supervisors and South Boston and Halifax Town Councilmen learned Monday night during their joint meeting in Halifax.

Middle school PTO, open house Thursday

Halifax County Middle School will hold PTO/Open House from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Thieves target guns, jewelry, copper pipe

Guns, jewelry and copper pipe were the targets of thieves at two county residences, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Public to have say on rate changes

The public will have the opportunity to comment on the Halifax County Service Authority’s (HCSA) proposed water and sewer rate changes during a public hearing at 7 p.m. Thursday in the public meeting room of the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax.

NAACP leader retracts comment

Controversy continued Monday night over Halifax County Little Theatre’s upcoming production of Harper Lee’s classic “To Kill A Mockingbird” which premieres on The Prizery stage Thursday night.

Robots coming to Halifax County this weekend

On Saturday robotic teams from area schools will converge on Halifax County High School for the second annual Southern Virginia VEX Robotics Competition to participate in the 2010-11 game entitled “Round Up.”

Fire strikes another SoBo home Sunday night

Fire heavily damaged a South Boston house Sunday night, according to South Boston Fire Department officials.

Blaze causes $140,000 in damages to South Boston house

Nobody was injured, but an early afternoon fire Sunday caused extensive damage to a South Boston residence, according to a South Boston Fire Department spokesman.

Ministers continue efforts to halt play

Halifax County Little Theatre’s production of “To Kill A Mockingbird” will premiere this Thursday evening, but efforts to halt the play are scheduled to continue tonight.