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SVHEC hosts forum

On Sept. 23, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center hosted its inaugural Workforce Forward 2011 Forum with 115 leaders from across southern Virginia gathering for regional dialogue focused on education, employment and economic development.

Area experiences minor flooding

Last week’s welcome but abundant rainfall produced minor flooding along the Dan River in Halifax County, not as much as originally predicted but enough to cause headaches for residents in low lying areas.

Suspects nabbed in Alton break-ins

Four individuals have been arrested and charged with breaking and entering several homes in the Alton area, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Fair takes agriculture spin with a special series of conferences

The Halifax County Fair 100th Anniversary has a new building, an inflatable structure that is being contributed for fair week by Lindstrand USA. 

Rainfall ‘too much, too late’ for Halifax County

This week’s rainfall came too late in the season to provide any real help for Halifax County’s agricultural community, according to Bruce Pearce, Halifax County Soil and Water Conservation District manager.

Nathalie couple facing multiple felonies

A Nathalie couple is facing multiple felony charges, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

MRSA case confirmed at Halifax County High School

Letters went home yesterday notifying parents and guardians that a case of MRSA has been confirmed in a student at Halifax County High School, according to Deputy Superintendent Larry Clark.

Wastewater complex to bring jobs to Halifax County

A self-powered energy and industrial wastewater (IWW) treatment complex that could hire between eight to 24 local employees is slated for development at Spirit Services, Inc.’s (SSI) waste oil treatment facility in South Boston, Industrial Development Authority (IDA) officials announced this week.

Halifax County authorities probe stolen copper wire

Deputies are investigating the theft of copper wire in the Cluster Springs area, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

South Boston man pleads guilty to grand larceny

A 27-year-old South Boston man, Jason Lance Jones, pleaded guilty last Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to grand larceny from Walmart.