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Halifax County IDA seeking $140 million in stimulus

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) approved a resolution supporting the issuance of up to $140 million in revenue bonds for the benefit of Dominion Virginia Power when it held its quarterly meeting at Riverstone Technology Park Friday.

Halifax County Fair showing good numbers

“I definitely think it was a success,” said Donnell Corelle, Halifax County Fair coordinator, talking about the latest edition of the century-old Halifax County Fair.

Vandals strike Halifax pool

Halifax Police officers are investigating acts of vandalism at the Halifax town pool, according to Halifax Police Chief D. E. Martin.

Candidates in 5th District bring in cash for final push

As the polls show a neck-and-neck race in the 5th Congressional District, Democratic incumbent Rep. Tom Perriello and Republican state legislator Sen. Robert Hurt released campaign reports that show their cash levels are close as well.

SoBo woman sentenced for arson, assault and battery

A 35-year-old South Boston woman, Terissa Mae Mosley, pleaded guilty Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to one count of misdemeanor assault and battery of a family or household member, after entering into a plea agreement with the commonwealth.

New CVS store on the way

Plans have been finalized for a new CVS Pharmacy to locate at the corner of Halifax Road (Route 501) and Old Halifax Road (Route 129) in Centerville, according to company officials.

HCHS takes steps to improve safety at football games

As a result of several safety concerns being expressed to the Halifax County High School (HCHS) administration and Halifax County School Board, a new procedure for fans attending home football games will be put in effect for Friday’s game with George Washington High School, HCHS Principal Albert Randolph said this week.

Bethel Road construction ‘on track’

Construction continues on the permanent bridge over the Banister River on Bethel Road with a fixed completion date set for December 2011.

Halifax County woman earns membership in the 100 club

Miss Hattie Hart will turn 100 years old on Sunday.

Thefts plague multiple counties

Eight people have been charged in connection with a suspected theft ring in North Carolina and Halifax County — and authorities said they expect more arrests.