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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.

New Recycling Center Coming To County

Residents living in the northernmost section of Halifax County soon can dispose of their trash and recyclable materials at a recycling collection site located on Drive In Road, just off Route 40 (Stage Coach Road).

Weekend Events Mark Anniversary Of Battle

In June of 1864, Union cavalry under the command of General James H. Wilson and August V. Kautz were making a raid through Southside Virginia, leaving a trail of destruction behind them.

Alton Vet Earns National Honor

A 94-year-old Alton native was recognized Saturday in Washington, D.C. as recipient of the National Juneteenth Military Honors Award.

Halifax Farmers Market Ready For Grand Opening

Everyone is invited to the grand opening of the Halifax Farmers Market Saturday.

South Boston Man Guilty Of Drug Charges

A 64-year-old South Boston man pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to five related drug distribution charges.

Uranium Study Proposals Now Online

The Danville Regional Foundation (DRF) announced Friday it has received proposals from two nationally-known groups, Resources for the Future and RTI International, to conduct an independent socioeconomic study on the regional impact of uranium mining.

Nathalie Resident Killed In Saturday Accident

A 25-year-old Nathalie man became the county’s first fatality of the year when he was killed in a Saturday afternoon wreck on State Route 667, one-half mile north of Route 649 in northern Halifax County.

Shooting Victim’s Family Had Concerns

Wendy Weddle Riley, 23, held her young daughter in her arms and asked someone to take a picture “for Abagail.” It was a special occasion for 3-year-old Abby and her mother.