- Last Updated on 11:56 PM 03/02/10
The need to beef up security at the Halifax County Courthouse dominated discussion following the board of supervisors’ closed session Monday night.
- Last Updated on 12:00 AM 03/03/10
- Paula I. Bryant
No one spoke at public hearings on 30 agricultural forestal district applications when the county board of supervisors met Monday night in Halifax.
- Last Updated on 11:41 PM 03/02/10
- Paula I. Bryant
“Suspended…lack of funds.” Bounties on coyotes are being discontinued in Halifax County after the board of supervisors decided Monday night they simply don’t have the funds to pay people to kill the pesky predators.
- Last Updated on 09:59 AM 03/01/10
Halifax County Board of Supervisors will hold public hearings on 30 applications referred by the agricultural forestal districts (AFD) advisory committee and recommended by the planning commission when they meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Mary Bethune Complex in Halifax.
- Last Updated on 08:58 AM 03/01/10
Candidates continue to qualify for the May councilmanic elections, according to Halifax County Registrar Judy Meeler.
- Last Updated on 08:02 AM 03/01/10
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is making $1 million available to help 12 Virginia cities and counties replace and repair roads and other infrastructure damaged in a severe November storm, with Halifax County included in the dozen areas.
- Last Updated on 07:51 AM 03/01/10
- By KEITH CORUM/NEWS-PROGRESS
Gov. Bob McDonnell visited Red Oak Friday to make his first announcement concerning economic development in the commonwealth since taking office last month.
- Last Updated on 07:46 AM 03/01/10
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will be focusing its efforts during March on patching the thousands of potholes giving motorists bumpy reminders of the hard winter Virginia has endured.
- Last Updated on 07:41 AM 03/01/10
- SPECIAL TO THE GAZETTE
Alice Jeanne Freeman, an 18-year-old home-schooled soprano from Alton, and David Carlton Jones, a 16-year-old violinist from George Washington High School in Danville, each took home $300 after winning the South Boston Lions Club’s Annual James Bland Memorial Music Contest Friday night at The Prizery.
- Last Updated on 11:00 PM 02/25/10
A portion of a half million dollars in Specialty Crop Grants is headed to the Southside in an effort to keep farming profitable for local producers.