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Saturday Show Going To The Dogs (And Families)

Have you ever seen a rescue dog at work? Everyone will have the opportunity to see them in action on Saturday at the former Wilson Memorial School in Vernon Hill as part of the Family Dog Day event, which will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

CA: Slice In Funding To Affect Community

A proposed budget cut of $80,000 to the county commonwealth’s attorney’s office will affect the operating efficiency of the office and ultimately leave the rights of the citizens unrepresented, Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Kimberley Slayton White said in a letter to the editor today found on page B5.

Drug, Gang Task Force Coordinator Asks BOARD To Reconsider Cuts

Special Agent Mark T. Campbell, coordinator of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force, voiced his concerns yesterday that proposed budget cuts to the commonwealth’s attorney’s office and sheriff’s office will be detrimental to the successful prosecution of future cases brought by the regional task force.

Seven GOP Hopefuls Debate In Chase City

The seven Republican candidates hoping to face-off against Democrat incumbent Congressman Tom Perriello took to the stage of Robert E. Lee Community Center In Chase City on Saturday afternoon, giving voters a chance to decide, face-to-face, which of the candidates will carry the banner for the Republican Party in the 5th District congressional race in November.

No Injuries In ‘Gear-Up Landing’ At EAA Fly-In

A bright, sunny sky shined over the several hundred people attending the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 1442’s annual fly-in at William M. Tuck Airport on Saturday.

A Year Goes By, Search Goes On For Missing Woman

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office, South Boston Police Department and Virginia State Police continue to aggressively pursue the case of missing Halifax County woman Hattie Gertrude Brown.

Man Faces Charges Stemming From Two Break-Ins

A 19-year-old South Boston man has been charged with breaking and entering, petit larceny of cigarettes and misdemeanor property damage after the South Boston Police Department responded to a call for suspicious activity and noises in the area of Edmunds Street and Terry Avenue just before 9 p.m. Friday.

Police Arrest Virgilina Man In Buffalo Junction Armed Robbery

A 29-year-old Halifax County man and a 33-year-old Mecklenburg County man are being held on charges related to an armed robbery last month in Mecklenburg County, according to reports from the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.

Five-Day Summer Course Prepares Students To Become Sports Pilots

Aviation enthusiasts can spread their wings this summer at a Ground School Summer Camp, scheduled for July 11-16 at William M. Tuck Airport.

Come Sit A Spell: Town Of Halifax Dedicates Benches

Prior to the Halifax Town Council meeting Tuesday night, the Halifax Woman’s Club dedicated 10 benches in downtown Halifax.