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40 Lose Jobs At South Boston Plant

A total of 40 workers at the Aquatic plant in South Boston, formerly Lasco Bathware, are jobless following the company’s move to eliminate its second shift, according to company officials.

Nathalie Couple Faces Charges In Break-Ins

An 18-month investigation by Halifax County Sheriff’s Investigator M. A. Womack into a series of residential break-ins and larcenies has resulted in the arrest of a Nathalie couple, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

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.