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Halifax To Host Earth Day Celebration

Erin Shaughnessy has hit the ground running in her new position as events coordinator for the Town of Halifax with plans for a big Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 24.

County Residents Minister To ‘Forgotten Children’

Vernon Hill resident Donna McDowell Davis was among a group of five adults and two teenagers who set their sights on a mission trip to Jinja, Uganda, last fall.

Robin Hood: The Good And The Bad

Polishing lines and perfecting moves on stage are several characters in Halifax County High School’s production of “The SOMEWHAT True Tale of Robin Hood.”

Courthouse Beefing Up Security

The need to beef up security at the Halifax County Courthouse dominated discussion following the board of supervisors’ closed session Monday night.

Public Mum At Hearings On 30 AFD Applications

No one spoke at public hearings on 30 agricultural forestal district applications when the county board of supervisors met Monday night in Halifax.

Halifax County Coyote Bounty Discontinued

“Suspended…lack of funds.” Bounties on coyotes are being discontinued in Halifax County after the board of supervisors decided Monday night they simply don’t have the funds to pay people to kill the pesky predators.

Public To Weigh In On 30 AFD Applications

Halifax County Board of Supervisors will hold public hearings on 30 applications referred by the agricultural forestal districts (AFD) advisory committee and recommended by the planning commission when they meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Mary Bethune Complex in Halifax.

Qualify For May Election

Candidates continue to qualify for the May councilmanic elections, according to Halifax County Registrar Judy Meeler.

County To Get FEMA Flood Damage Funds

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is making $1 million available to help 12 Virginia cities and counties replace and repair roads and other infrastructure damaged in a severe November storm, with Halifax County included in the dozen areas.

Red Oak Facility Adding 25 Jobs


Gov. Bob McDonnell visited Red Oak Friday to make his first announcement concerning economic development in the commonwealth since taking office last month.