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Alton Vet Earns National Honor

A 94-year-old Alton native was recognized Saturday in Washington, D.C. as recipient of the National Juneteenth Military Honors Award.

Halifax Farmers Market Ready For Grand Opening

Everyone is invited to the grand opening of the Halifax Farmers Market Saturday.

South Boston Man Guilty Of Drug Charges

A 64-year-old South Boston man pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to five related drug distribution charges.

Uranium Study Proposals Now Online

The Danville Regional Foundation (DRF) announced Friday it has received proposals from two nationally-known groups, Resources for the Future and RTI International, to conduct an independent socioeconomic study on the regional impact of uranium mining.

Nathalie Resident Killed In Saturday Accident

A 25-year-old Nathalie man became the county’s first fatality of the year when he was killed in a Saturday afternoon wreck on State Route 667, one-half mile north of Route 649 in northern Halifax County.

Shooting Victim’s Family Had Concerns

Wendy Weddle Riley, 23, held her young daughter in her arms and asked someone to take a picture “for Abagail.” It was a special occasion for 3-year-old Abby and her mother.

Halifax County Budget Battle Comes To End

The Halifax County Board of Supervisors is expected to approve a budget appropriation resolution tonight officially adopting the $89,971,290 county budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

IDA Supports $5M Application For Solar Project

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) on Friday morning adopted a resolution of support for a 2011 $5 million application by the IDA and Dominion Virginia Power to the Research and Development Program of the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission.

How Would Uranium Affect You? Speak Out At Tuesday’s Meeting

The Virginia Coal and Energy Commission’s Uranium Mining Subcommittee will hold a public meeting seeking input from Southside Virginia residents on the scope of the socio-economic impact study of uranium mining Tuesday, June 22, at 6 p.m. at Chatham High School.

Clover Man Dies In Fishing Accident

An early morning fishing trip Wednesday turned deadly for a Clover man, according to Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) officials.