- Last Updated on 08:46 AM 03/31/10
- Paula I. Bryant
County real estate taxpayers will pay 43 cents per $100 assessed value on their land holdings in the coming year after the Halifax County Board of Supervisors voted Monday night to set tax rates as previously advertised.
- Last Updated on 07:52 AM 03/31/10
- Doug Ford
South Boston Town Council as a whole got its first look at a draft of the proposed $9,813,903 budget for 2010-2011 at its monthly work session on Monday, a conservative budget that consolidates several line items in an effort to cut costs.
- Last Updated on 11:46 AM 03/29/10
ESPNNewYork.com, the latest edition of ESPN’s network of local sites and newest destination for New York sports news and information, will be launched under the day-to-day editorial leadership of new executive editor Leon Carter, an Alton native, a 1977 graduate of Halifax County Senior High School and a news veteran with over 24 years of experience with the N.Y. sports coverage.
- Last Updated on 11:01 AM 03/29/10
A series of strong storms hit Halifax County Sunday night with torrential rains, high winds, thunder and lightning.
- Last Updated on 09:08 AM 03/29/10
Southern Virginia Higher Education’s (SVHEC) Board of Trustees has recognized former Chairman Bobby Howard for his years of service and support while heading the organization.
- Last Updated on 08:05 AM 03/29/10
Setting the tax rate and adopting the FY 2011 county budget tops the agenda for the Halifax County Board of Supervisors when they meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax.
- Last Updated on 08:04 AM 03/29/10
- Sonny Riddle
The Halifax County School Board accepted its $57,693,025 budget for 2010-2011 that calls for no teacher layoffs. The motion passed on a 6-2 vote during the board’s budget work session Thursday night with board members Joe Gasperini and Kimberly Farson casting the dissenting votes.
- Last Updated on 08:01 AM 03/29/10
Two men robbed a Halifax business Saturday night at gunpoint, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.
- Last Updated on 07:59 AM 03/29/10
- The Gazette-Virginian
A two-vehicle wreck involving this Ford Fusion and pickup truck occurred Friday afternoon around 1:45 p.m. on US-360 (James D. Hagood Hwy.) at Runt Powell’s Store in the vicinity of Dan River Church Road (Rt. 716).
- Last Updated on 07:43 AM 03/29/10
- Doug Ford
Talmadge P. Whitt, handler of Whitley the donkey, leads the Palm Sunday processional down North Main Street Sunday morning.