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Public mum on Halifax yard sales

No one spoke on proposed amendments to the Town of Halifax town code regarding yard sales at a public hearing held during the Halifax Planning Commission meeting Wednesday night.

Halifax Christian School names new administrator

Rick Stigile recently assumed the duties as the new administrator of Halifax Christian School (HCS) for the 2010-11 academic year and said he is looking forward to a successful year of educating students at the Christian school located adjacent to Halifax Square Shopping Center in Centerville.

Study over school study continues in Halifax County

Halifax County School Board members will meet at 1 p.m. today in the School Board Office Conference Room for a special called meeting to hear a presentation from Virginia Association of School Superintendents (VASS) from Bob McCracken and Bonny Wilson.

Powder causes scare in public defender’s office

Law enforcement officers evacuated the public defender’s office on Edmunds Boulevard in Halifax on Wednesday afternoon after an employee opened an envelope addressed to Commonwealth’s Attorney Kim White that contained a suspicious powdery substance.

Report: Water quality better in Halifax County

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) released the Draft 2010 Water Quality Assessment Integrated Report (Integrated Report) on Monday with several area waterways that had previously been listed as impaired now being delisted.

Scottsburg man guilty of larceny, drug charges

A 30-year-old Scottsburg man pleaded guilty Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to three felony charges after entering into a plea agreement with the commonwealth.

Officials rule South Boston blaze accidental

Fire heavily damaged a Leigh Street residence in South Boston Saturday morning, according to a South Boston Fire Department spokesman.

Town of Halifax ready to get jammin’ — again

All roads lead to the Halifax Farmers Market Friday night for the second Friday Night Jams.

Halifax County Fair talent show seeking participants

Halifax 4-H is looking for anyone interested in participating in the Share-The-Fun Talent Show, according to Juliane Thurston, 4-H volunteer. 

Fire heavily damages SoBo residence, sends man to hospital

Fire heavily damaged a Leigh Street residence in South Boston Saturday morning, according to a South Boston Fire Department spokesman.