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NAACP plan rally against ‘Mockingbird’

The local chapter of the NAACP plans to “rally against the play” “To Kill A Mockingbird” on opening night Thursday, according to the organization’s executive director, the Rev. Kevin Chandler.

Halifax native instrumental in bringing woman back to life

A 38-year-old North Carolina wife and mother of two is alive today thanks to the quick work of EMTs in her county and doctors at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill, especially Halifax County native Dr. Lisa Rose-Jones.

Halifax man faces charge stemming from break-in

Authorities arrested Lamarr A. Bowman of Clays Mill Road following a break-in at Three Forks Grocery, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Cockfighting probe continues in Halifax County

The investigation is continuing into an alleged cockfighting training facility in the Cluster Springs community, directly across the road from Cluster Springs Elementary School, according to Todd Moser, Halifax County chief animal control warden.

Halifax County High School honors veterans

It’s a message often repeated and with good reason on Veterans Day — remember and honor those who in some cases made the ultimate sacrifice to allow Americans the freedom they now enjoy.

Edwards to run for Halifax County commissioner of revenue

South Boston native Leigh Fuller Edwards this week announced she will seek the office of Halifax County Commissioner of the Revenue in the 2011 election.

Play concerns hit SoBo council

The community debate over the upcoming production of “To Kill A Mockingbird” reached town council chambers during its monthly meeting Monday night, with council members listening quietly but offering no comment as citizens expressed views against and in favor of the performance.

Tables turned on B&E suspects

Three Long Island residents have been charged in the break-in of a Mulberry Road residence in the Nathalie community, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Halifax County school board halts study

The Halifax County School Board shot down a motion to approve an independent efficiency study of the county school system by a 3-4 vote Monday evening during the board’s monthly meeting at the Mary Bethune Complex in Halifax.

Longtime educator to speak at Saturday banquet

Banister Senior Services will hold its fifth annual banquet Saturday afternoon at The Prizery in South Boston.