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Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative Members To Benefit From Wind Farm

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative has announced that its power supplier, Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) and AES Wind Generation are starting commercial operation of the Armenia Mountain wind farm in Pennsylvania.

Police Cruiser, Tahoe Collide

Virginia State Trooper K. R. Martin is investigating a Monday morning crash involving a South Boston Police cruiser and a Chevrolet Tahoe.

Fitzgerald Reelected Chairman Of Supervisors

ED-3 Supervisor William Fitzgerald was reelected chairman, and ED-2 Supervisor Tom West was elected vice-chairman Monday night as the Halifax County Board of Supervisors reorganized for the new year.

Ziggy's Comes Down

Ziggy’s Pizza came tumbling down this week taking with it decades of happy memories.

Virginia Hightower Named Cora C. Tucker 2010 Award Recipient

NAACP President Rev. Kevin Chandler (left) and Clarice Buster (right) congratulate Virginia Hightower who was presented the Cora C. Tucker Annual Award by the Halifax County/South Boston branch NAACP for her outstanding service to the NAACP.

Ruritan Club Center Renting Out Space To Public

Wilson Memorial Ruritan Club wrapped up 50 years of service to the community last year, and now the non-profit service oriented organization is ready to begin renting out space in its new home and community center, the former Wilson Memorial Elementary School building.

First Baby Of 2010 Arrives

Zariéyah Ayahvi Powell, the first baby born at Halifax Regional Hospital in 2010, is pictured here with her mother Tantenia Powell.

Who Will Be New Chair Of Supervisors?

The Halifax County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to designate a regular date, time and place for its meetings during tonight’s annual organizational meeting that will get under way at 6:30 p.m. at the Mary Bethune complex in Halifax.

Bland Contest Returns To Black History Month

The South Boston Lions Club’s annual Bland Memorial Music Contest will be conducted at 7 p.m. in the Chastain Theater at The Prizery on Feb. 5.

Volunteers Working To Help Those In Need

A small group of citizens based in Nelson is on a mission to help others.  The Tri-County Benefit Committee serves those who need assistance in Halifax and Mecklenburg in Virginia and Granville County in North Carolina.