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Five Face Charges In Larceny

South Hill police have arrested five Halifax County residents in connection with a larceny of computers and computer-related equipment Monday from the South Hill Walmart store.

Supervisors, Town Councils, Fire Departments, EMS Honor Forester

Halifax County Supervisors along with members of the Halifax, South Boston, Virgilina and Scottsburg Town Councils as well as area fire departments and EMS officials presented two framed resolutions honoring well-known forester William Alexander “Alex” Williamson of Alton to his wife, Betty, and son John Monday night during a joint meeting of governing bodies.

Estes Elected VRWA President

Mark Estes, operations manager of the Halifax County Service Authority, was elected president of the Virginia Rural Water Association (VRWA) at the VRWA Annual Technical Conference and Exposition held last week in Williamsburg.

Wolf Trap Institute Brings The Arts To County’s Youth

Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artists are working all this week alongside selected educators at Sydnor Jennings, Clays Mill, Meadville and Scottsburg Elementary Schools using the languages of drama, music and movement.

Missing Boy’s Body Found Sunday In Dan River

The search for a five-year-old Sutherlin child who went missing after a boating accident one week ago ended sadly Sunday morning, according to Capt. M. V. Carter of the Danville Police Department.

Groups To Honor Beloved Forester Alex Williamson

Halifax County Supervisors along with members of the Halifax and South Boston Town Councils are expected to approve and present a resolution tonight honoring well-known forester William Alexander “Alex” Williamson of Alton.

Raceway Looks Ahead To Promising Future

Back in the day, VIR attracted some of the world’s and country’s best known professional racers. After it was closed in 1974, few people felt that the roar of powerful racing engines would be heard there again.

Tobacco Commission Gets Process Rolling For Socioeconomic Uranium Mining Study

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story is reprinted with permission of the Register & Bee.)
The process has begun for the second part of a study focusing on the socioeconomic impacts of uranium mining and milling in Virginia.

Riverstone Project In Line For $471,000

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority is in line to receive 21 percent of the $2.25 million in grant funding it sought from the Virginia Tobacco Commission after the Commission’s Southside Economic Development Committee met Thursday in Roanoke.

Halifax Going Green For Special Earth Day Extravaganza

There will be something for the entire family in Halifax on Saturday, April 24, when the community comes together to celebrate Earth Day.