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Hearing Postponed On Hog Farm Suit Against Supervisors

A hearing before Judge James A. Luke scheduled for Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to address a motion for a partial judgment sought by Link Farms against the Halifax County Board of Supervisors was postponed due to an attorney illness, according to court officials.

Freak Accident Claims Life Of Chief Forest Tech

Well-known forester William Alexander “Alex” Williamson of Alton died Saturday at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem following a freak accident Friday night on I-40 near Mocksville in Davie County, North Carolina. He was 59 years old.

Logging Truck Overturns Friday

A logging truck overturned Friday morning on Mountain Road in Halifax tying up traffic and leaving a number of residents without electrical power, according to Halifax Police officials.

Crowd Turns Out For Healthy Living Expo

The community turned out in force for the free health fair extravaganza at Halifax County High School Sunday afternoon.

Halifax Regional Hosts Healthy Living Expo Sunday

How are you doing with those New Year’s resolutions? Have you been exercising more? Have you given up junk food? Have you had a blood test lately?
Do you need some encouragement to stay on track? Or, perhaps you really don’t know where to begin. 


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Halifax Council Seeks River Access In Gateway Project

Halifax Town Council came one step closer Tuesday night in securing access to the Banister River for its proposed wayside as part of the proposed Banister River Gateway Project.

Show On All-Star’s Roots To Air Tonight

Emmitt Smith is the NFL’s all-time leading rusher amassing 18,355 yards over 14 NFL seasons, and last April he was in Mecklenburg and Halifax counties researching his family tree as part of NBC’s new series “Who Do You Think You Are?”

Former Resident Seeking Role In Commercial

Born into a military family, Romona Black came to live in South Boston in 1971 to complete her primary and secondary education within, what she calls, “the safe confines of one of Virginia’s coziest communities.”

Task Force Arrests Four On Drug Charges

Members of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force served indictments on four county men this week, according to Virginia State Police Special Agent M.T. Campbell, task force coordinator.