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Three South Boston Councilmen Seek Reelection

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Councilmanic elections will be held next Tuesday, May 4, in the Towns of South Boston, Halifax and Virgilina. Today’s edition features interviews with the candidates seeking reelection to seats on South Boston Town Council. Incumbent South Boston Town Council members Coleman Speece, Ed Owens and Bill Snead each are running unopposed in their bids for reelection to the three open council seats.)

Staff Updates Highlight SoBo Council Agenda

A number of updates highlight the monthly work session agenda for South Boston Town Council, with the meeting set to get under way tonight at 5:45 p.m. at council chambers on Yancey Street.

Halifax County IDA OKs Negotiating Lease With Prospect

After emerging from a long closed meeting Friday morning, the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) voted to authorize Executive Director Mike Sexton to negotiate lease terms with a prospect.

Service Authority Receives $1M Grant

A total of $1,072,146 has been awarded to the Halifax County Service Authority for engineering and construction of a waterline extension.

Halifax Celebrates Earth Day

All roads led to Halifax Saturday when the Halifax County Improvement Council, the Town of Halifax and the Convergence Art Guild held the first annual Halifax Earth Day Extravaganza at the Halifax Farmers Market in historic downtown Halifax.

Former South Boston Finance Director Vandie Saunders Killed

A freak accident Sunday afternoon claimed the life of former South Boston Treasurer and Town Finance Director S. “Vandie” Saunders.

'Mystery' In The Air At 2010 HCHS Prom

“Mystery Masquerade” was the theme for Halifax County High School’s Prom 2010 Saturday night which attracted a large crowd of spectators.

Halifax County Finance Committee Recommends Spending Cuts

The Board of Supervisors’ Finance Committee met Wednesday to address potential spending cuts in an effort to close a $910,000 budget shortfall facing the county.

Halifax Earth Day Extravaganza Set For Saturday

All roads lead to Halifax Saturday as the Halifax County Improvement Council, the Town of Halifax and the Convergence Art Guild present the “Halifax Earth Day Extravaganza.”

Youngsters Gearing Up For Halifax County Livestock Show

Participants are getting geared up for the 52nd Annual Halifax County Junior Livestock Show and Sale to be held Monday at 1 p.m. at the Halifax County Fairgrounds.