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Public Can Sound Off On $9.3 Million South Boston Budget

South Boston Town Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed $9,813,903 budget for 2010-2011 when it meets tonight at 7 p.m. in council chambers on Yancey Street.

Nathalie Man Convicted Of Abduction, Assault/Battery

A 28-year-old Nathalie man, Jaysen Lee Grove, was convicted last Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court of abduction and misdemeanor assault and battery, following a bench trial.

Deputies Investigate Larcenies

Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating three recent larcenies, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Noland Day Kicks Off Saturday Morning

Antique farm machinery, crafts, flowers, paintings, classic cars, beautiful horses, quarter scale tractors and live entertainment will be featured Saturday when the annual Noland Country Fair Day gets under way at 10 a.m.

Crowd Attends National Day Of Prayer Breakfast

More that 300 people attended the 7th Annual Halifax County/South Boston National Day Of Prayer Breakfast Thursday morning at the National Guard Armory in South Boston.

Goode Joins Constitution Party; Not Quitting GOP

Virgil Goode, a 12-year congressman from Virginia’s 5th District, attended the Constitution Party’s 2010 Spring National Committee meeting in Minneapolis where he was the keynote speaker at the banquet last Friday.

No Surprises In South Boston, Halifax Elections

There were no surprises and little interest in Tuesday’s municipal elections in the towns of Halifax and South Boston with all candidates running unopposed.

South Boston Man Pleads Guilty To Eluding Police

A 50-year-old South Boston resident, Bernie Blanding Jr., pleaded guilty April 27 in Halifax County Circuit Court to three charges, including misdemeanor DUI, eluding police and grand larceny from Irma Bradley.

South Boston Man Faces Sexual Assault Charge

A 23-year-old South Boston man has been charged with misdemeanor sexual assault, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Public Gets To Weigh In On Gun Store

The Halifax County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing tonight at 6:30 p.m. on a conditional use permit application from Lemuel Anthony Powell of Powell’s Guns and Ammo.