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South Boston council hears good, bad, ugly at retreat

 

South Boston Town Council got doses of good and sobering news at its biannual retreat over the weekend at Berry Hill Conference Center.

Halifax County schools to get $1,572,136

In additional federal aid


Halifax County is in line to receive $1,572,136 in additional federal aid for its school system from the Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act.

As a whole, the 5th District will receive approximately $23.8 million from the Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act, a full paid-for package of aid to states, according to a release from the 5th District Congressional office.

Crash injures Halifax County deputy, dog

A Halifax County Sheriff’s deputy and bloodhound were injured in a single-vehicle crash Thursday morning in Charlotte County, according to state police.

Stage, new fees get green lights in Halifax County

Halifax County Supervisors held three public hearings Tuesday evening before agreeing to apply for $200,000 in USDA funding to buy a portable stage and lighting system and adopting two ordinances that allow collection of a $25 recordation fee and a $50 zoning permit fee.

South Boston father, son face assault charges

A South Boston man and his son are facing felony assault charges, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Armed robbers strike in South Boston

South Boston Police officers spent Labor Day night investigating two armed robberies and an attempted armed robbery, all within the period of one hour, according to Investigator R. E. Redd.

State of-the-art helipad highlight of North Halifax marathon

The North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department (NHVFD) will kick off its annual marathon Saturday having on display its new state-of-the-art helipad.

Larceny charges certified to Halifax grand jury

Judge James Farmer (retired) of Lynchburg certified two charges for larceny by false pretenses against former South Boston Speedway NASCAR Chief Steward Gene Lawson to a Halifax County Circuit Court Grand Jury following a preliminary hearing yesterday.

Halifax County supervisors to pay tribute to judge

Halifax County Supervisors will adopt and present a resolution honoring Judge Irvin D. Sugg Sr. to his family Tuesday night during their regular monthly meeting which gets under way at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax.

South Boston restaurant voted top in the state

South Boston’s BISTRO 1888 has been voted the top “Downtown Dining Destination” in Virginia, Destination Downtown South Boston Director Tamyra Vest announced Friday.