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Clearing The Way At Riverstone Park

Land clearing and grading work is currently under way at Riverstone Technology Park, according to Mike Sexton, executive director of the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority (IDA).

Red Hill Holds A Windmill Raising

The windmill-raising Thursday on Gary Horton’s farm generated lots of interest in the community for the first attempt to make commercial-grade renewable energy in Carroll County.

Maple Avenue Wastewater Treatment Plant Center Of Multi-Million Dollar Upgrade

The HCSA Board of Directors discussed the recent approval of its loan and grant application project at its Maple Avenue Wastewater Treatment Plant and its subsequent letter of Conditions from representatives of Rural Development at its monthly meeting Thursday night, subsequently approving a $1,403,706 contract for engineering and administration costs (with contingencies) associated with the project.

Suspects Arrested On Drug Charges

Two Halifax residents were arrested Thursday on multiple drug charges, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Department reports.

Event Offers Evening Of Arts, Entertainment

The second Third Thursday event of the year was held Thursday evening in “The Green” next to Carter Bank and Trust Downtown South Boston.

Old Leaf Takes New Turn As Danville Warehouse Reopens

Piedmont Warehouse in Danville will open for the sale of flue-cured baled tobacco on Monday, Aug. 16, former tobacco auction warehouse operators Harry Lea and Jim Eggleston announced Friday.

South Boston Man Charged With Rape

A 19-year-old South Boston man has been charged with rape, Inv. R. E. Redd of the South Boston Police Department said.

South Boston Man Injured In Thursday Morning Wreck

A 76-year-old South Boston man was injured Thursday morning in a two- vehicle wreck that occurred at 11:07 a.m. at the intersection of Wilborn Avenue and Hamilton Boulevard.

Missing Man Found Safe In Bedford County

An 82-year-old South Boston man missing since Monday was found safe late Tuesday in Bedford County, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Department.

Mountain Road Resident Requests Lower Speed Limit

One Town of Halifax resident believes the 35 mph speed limit on Mountain Road makes for a dangerous situation and is “a tragedy waiting to happen.”