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Commonwealth’s Attorney Inducted As Virginia Law Foundation Fellow

Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Kimberly S. White was among 26 lawyers inducted into the Virginia Law Foundation 2010 Class of Fellows at a dinner meeting held Thursday in Williamsburg during the Virginia Bar Association’s Annual Meeting.

Recession Claims More Jobs At ABB

A total of 29 hourly positions were eliminated Thursday and Friday affecting ABB employees on all three shifts and reaching across all of the product lines at the South Boston plant, local plant officials confirmed Friday morning.

Four File To Fill Vacant Seat On Board Of Supes

Four candidates are seeking to fill the vacant ED-5 seat on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, confirmed Deputy Clerk Debby Forlines Friday.

County Dog Tags Due Feb. 1

Halifax County Treasurer Linda S. Foster reminds dog owners that 2010 dog tags need to be on dogs by Feb. 1.

Check Presentation At North Halifax

North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary Treasurer Tracey Tribble (left) presents a check for $22,000 to NHVFD President John Tanner (right).

Murder Suspect Has Local Ties

Christopher Bryan Speight, the 39-year-old Appomattox man accused in the Tuesday shooting spree in Appomattox County that left eight victims dead, has close ties to Halifax County.

Stepping Back In Time

The Crossing of the Dan 229th anniversary will be celebrated next month at the origin of the crossing now marked by this recently erected oblisk at the crossing site.

From Bottles To Roads

Glass – about 10,000 cubic ft. annually – break into dust-size particles up to shard size when crushed at Halifax Paving’s recycling lot in the town.

Area Man Sentenced For Drug Charges

A 40-year-old Halifax man was sentenced Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a total effective jail term of 12 months and one year for three offenses.

Historic Courthouse Repairs Under Way

Halifax Paving Company has been working since last week correcting outside drainage problems around the historic courthouse building in Halifax.