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At Last, History Gets Its Mark

Two dedications took place in downtown South Boston Sunday afternoon when the Berryman Green Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution rededicated the Retreat to the Dan Wayside and presented the NSDAR Commemorative Marker to town officials officially recognizing the memorial as an official historic site of the DAR.

Remembering The Battle Of Staunton River Bridge

The Halifax Chapter #1321, Virginia Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy held its annual bestowal of military awards ceremony Saturday at Staunton River Battlefield Park during the 146th anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Staunton River Bridge.

Uranium Mining Foes Upset Over Speakers’ Sign-Up List

Uranium mining opponents have accused pro-mining interests of stacking the sign-up list for speakers at Tuesday night’s Uranium Mining Subcommittee meeting to dominate early public comments and skew media coverage in favor of the industry.

DAR, Historical Society To Sponsor Dedications Sunday

Two dedications have been planned for Sunday afternoon in South Boston.

Vernon Hill Man Guilty Of Explosives, Firearms Charges

A 51-year-old Vernon Hill man pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to two felonies after reaching a plea agreement with the Commonwealth.

Halifax Farmers Market Opens Tomorrow

Everyone is invited to the grand opening of the Halifax Farmers Market tomorrow beginning at 8 a.m.

Shelton’s Vibrant Watercolors To Be Unveiled Thursday

With three big professional musicals playing in The Prizery’s Chastain Theatre all summer, exhibit designer Ralph Wileman knew he wanted something wonderful and worthy hanging in the art gallery.

Crusade Looks To Bring Hope To Halifax County

Dr. Mark Becton, pastor of Grove Avenue Baptist Church in Richmond, will be the featured speaker for a four-night “Bringing Hope To Halifax” Crusade to be held in the Halifax County High School auditorium Sunday through Wednesday beginning each night at 7:30.

Halifax County Supervisors $89.9M Budget

Halifax County Board of Supervisors approved a budget resolution Monday night officially adopting and appropriating the $89,904,676 county budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

Nathalie Man Sentenced In Abduction

A 28-year-old Nathalie man was sentenced Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court to six years and 12 months in prison for abduction and misdemeanor assault and battery, with all but 12 months suspended.