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Halifax Names Town Events Coordinator

The Halifax Town Council Business Development Committee and Town Manager Carl Espy have chosen Erin Throckmorton Shaughnessy as the town’s events coordinator.

Thieves Target Cluster Springs Construction Site

Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a construction site near Cluster Springs Monday morning for a reported theft, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Arrest Made In Slashing

A 45-year-old Alton man faces two felony charges following a fight and cutting incident Saturday, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Investigator J. D. Clay.

Plaque Honors Emmett J. Edmonds

A plaque honoring the service of the late Emmett J. Edmonds, Halifax County animal warden, was unveiled Friday inside the new Halifax County Animal Shelter.

Officials Confirm Case Of MRSA At SoBo School

School officials have verified that a confirmed case of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, has surfaced at South Boston Elementary School.

Supervisors Seek To Fill $910,510 Gap In Budget

No capital improvement projects, no pay raises, and no tax rate increases can be expected this spring as the Halifax County Board of Supervisors attempts to balance its $89,971,290 budget for fiscal year 2011.

Constitutional Offices To Feel Fallout Of State Budget Cuts

Local budget wrangling is just getting started with members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors facing a $910,510 shortfall between expenses and revenue, according to Finance Director Stephanie Jackson.

Court Services Officer Facing Felony Charge

A Halifax County Court Services Officer was arrested Tuesday for allegedly accepting Schedule II drugs in return for falsifying court papers.

Woman Injured When Tree Falls On Mobile Home

High winds combined with wet grounds Wednesday resulted in numerous fallen trees and limbs across Halifax County and the towns of Halifax and South Boston.

Truck Driver Gets In Gear With A $500,000 “Lightning 7’s” Ticket

What did Calvin Tuck of South Boston do when he realized the Lightning 7’s ticket in his hand was a $500,000 winner? Nothing.