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Clover Native’s Contributions To Science Lives On

The contributions of Henrietta Lacks, a Halifax County native whose cells were removed from her body without her consent while she was battling cancer in 1951, were recognized Saturday by 5th District Congressman Tom Perriello.

It’s Time To Cap (And Gown) Another Year

Halifax County High School’s Class of 2010 Commencement Exercises will get under way Friday evening at 6 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium.

Halifax Pays $80,000 Toward Landfill Lawsuit

During the March meeting of the Southside Regional Public Service Authority in Boydton, the authority authorized staff to bill Halifax, Mecklenburg and Charlotte counties $80,000 each for legal expenses stemming from a contractual dispute involving Butchers Creek Regional Landfill.

Bagbey Receives Principal’s Award

Halifax County High School senior Jessica Blair Bagbey was named the winner of the Principal’s Award Wednesday, given annually to the best all-around graduating senior at the high school.

Memorial Day Services At War Memorial Sunday, Monday

Two Memorial Day services will pay tribute honoring the country’s fallen heroes this holiday weekend at the Halifax County War Memorial.

‘Fun-Filled Day For Everyone’ At Summerfest 2010

The 28th annual Virgilina Summerfest celebration kicks off in downtown Virgilina this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and the public is invited to attend.

Laptop Computer Stolen From Nathalie Home

Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the theft of a laptop computer from a Nathalie residence, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Faithful To Gather Saturday At Festival

For fans of contemporary Christian music, the long awaited Faith Fest celebration is almost here.

Jury Finds Former Resource Officer Guilty

A Halifax County Circuit Court jury found a former South Boston police officer and former Halifax County High School resource officer guilty Monday of two misdemeanor charges, following a day-long trial.

Eight HCHS Seniors Earn Highest Honor

Halifax County High School seniors Graham K. Bryant, LaMar C. Holmes, David A. Landrum Jr., Luke V. Ligon, Megan T. Owen, Julia S. Simon, Cianne R. Townsend and Elizabeth A. Wooding were named Four-Time All Stars Monday at the annual All-Star ceremony held in the school auditorium.