- Last Updated on 10:43 AM 01/06/10
- Sonny Riddle
“In today’s market real estate values are going down; how can assessments go up?”
- Last Updated on 11:51 PM 12/03/09
Halifax’s Christmas In The Village will come to life tonight at 6:30 when the Halifax Village Business Association (HVBA) sponsors a children’s parade, a visit with Santa and Christmas tree lighting at the Halifax Farmers Market on South Main Street.
- Last Updated on 08:44 AM 12/23/09
- Paula I. Bryant
Tragedy was avoided Tuesday morning when a 1995 Kenworth logging truck owned by Kevin M. Pearce of Zebulon, N.C., and driven by William Crudup, 51, Bunn, N.C., was traveling eastbound, lost its brakes and struck the rear of a 2008 International bucket truck owned by VDOT on the temporary bridge over the Banister River in the Town of Halifax, according to Trooper T.C. Comer.
The arm of the bucket truck was extended over the side of the bridge, and two VDOT employees were in the bucket inspecting the underside of the bridge when the crash occurred at 11:30 a.m., Comer said.
The two men were unhurt, and damages were estimated at $15,000 to the Kenworth and $4,000 to the International. Comer charged Crudup with having defective brakes and tires.
- Last Updated on 10:38 AM 01/06/10
- Paula I. Bryant
An entourage of Riverdale business representatives plan to pack the South Boston Planning Commission’s Dec. 9 public hearing on the town’s 2030 Comprehensive Plan in an effort to squash long-term plans for the Riverdale business area.
- Last Updated on 10:41 AM 01/06/10
- The Gazette-Virginian
The state’s restaurant smoking ban – described as one of the strongest in the region and the strongest among tobacco producing states by Gov. Tim Kaine’s office - took effect Tuesday.
- Last Updated on 10:49 AM 01/06/10
- Doug Ford
South Boston Town Council grilled a Comcast Cable representative at its monthly work session on Monday, with several councilmen describing current cable service for the town as “unacceptable.”
- Last Updated on 11:00 AM 01/06/10
Halifax County Treasurer Linda S. Foster reminds county residents that the deadline for payment of county real estate and personal property taxes is Monday, Dec. 7.
- Last Updated on 07:44 AM 11/30/09
Senator Frank Ruff and Delegate-elect James Edmunds are expected to meet with members of South Boston Town Council members this evening when they meet at 5:45 p.m. in Council Chambers on Yancey Street.
- Last Updated on 07:40 AM 11/30/09
The village of Halifax celebrated its Christmas Open House – “A Dickens Of A Christmas” - Sunday offering door prizes, refreshments, crafts for the youngsters and live music.
- Last Updated on 10:44 AM 01/06/10
A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church this morning at 11 for dedicated community servant and optometrist Dr. Frank B. Godbold Jr.