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Hog Farm Issue Returns

A controversial matter that made headlines more than a decade ago resurfaced last Wednesday when Link Farms, Inc. filed a motion in Halifax County Circuit Court seeking partial summary judgment against the Halifax County Board of Supervisors.

Equalization Board Listens To Complaints

Halifax County landowners who have complaints or objections about their real estate assessments began meeting with the county board of equalization Thursday with meetings scheduled at 10-minute intervals this week on Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Thursday, Feb. 11, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

County Spared Worst As Third Winter Storm Hits

Halifax County escaped the worst of the third storm of the winter as areas to the north took the brunt of the snow, sleet and ice.

Official Responds To $5M Lawsuit

According to a response filed in Halifax County Circuit Court, defendant Thomas Lewis, an investigator with the Halifax/South Boston Narcotics and Gang Unit, is seeking to have a $5.35 million lawsuit thrown out.

Humane Society Handled 654 Animals Last Year

Cheryl Watts of the Halifax County Humane Society reported to the county supervisors at their meeting Monday night that the organization handled 654 animals in 2009.

Fire Heavily Damages Home On Skylark Trail

A fire of unknown origin heavily damaged the house at 1118 Skylark Trail on Wednesday afternoon, according to fire officials.

Halifax Woman Faces Felony Rape, Sodomy Charges

A 35-year-old Halifax woman has been charged with four felony counts, including one count each of forcible rape and forcible sodomy, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Don’t Put That Shovel Away Yet ...

Halifax County is bracing itself for the third major storm of the winter season.

Testing For U.S. Census Takers Available At SVHEC

Testing for U.S. Census takers is under way, and there are job opportunities for individuals to work as census takers in Halifax County.

Snead Tapped ED-5 Supervisor

K. Ronald (Ronnie) Snead of Scottsburg was appointed Monday evening to fill the vacant ED-5 seat on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors after board members interviewed the four applicants vying for the position earlier in the afternoon.