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Reassessment Tops Agenda

Halifax County Assessor Harold Throckmorton is expected to update county supervisors and South Boston and Halifax Town Council members on the 2010 tax reassessment when the three boards meet tonight at 6 p.m. in the Mary Bethune Office Complex second floor conference room.

Large Crowd Turns Out For Holiday Living Show

The annual Holiday Living Show was arguably the best ever, according to Chair Faye Jones of the Business Women’s Association of Halifax County, who estimated the organization would clear more than $10,000 for the two-day event. 

Approximately 110 vendors, about 70 percent of who come every year, said it was the best and most organized show they attend, Jones added.

“It’s a great crowd and a buying crowd, sales are up, and when the vendors are smiling, people are buying,” she said.  Money cleared from the show will go towards the scholarship fund of the Business Women’s Association of Halifax County.

Holiday Living Show This Weekend

The 2009 Holiday Living Show will be held this weekend at Halifax County High School, sponsored by the Business Women’s Association of Halifax County and the high school.

HCHS Students Honor Veterans

County veterans were honored during an hour-long tribute at Halifax County High School Wednesday morning that featured student participation and guest speaker Brigadier General Robert Tucker.

Storm Knocks Out Power For Some County Residents

Rain and gusting winds have plagued Halifax County since Tuesday afternoon and taken their toll in the form of power outages, according to Dominion Virginia Power officials.

Flood Warning Continues, Dan River To Crest Sunday

At mid-day yesterday, tropical storm Ida continued to douse Southside with rain and gusting winds, with South Boston reporting a total of 4.10 inches in its rain gauge, and the swollen Dan River slipping its banks.

Hunting Creek Vineyard Celebrates Opening Sunday

Meet Hunting Creek Vineyard’s winemaker and owners Dr. Milton and Sandy McPherson Sunday to celebrate the vineyard’s new winery and excellent grape harvest.

Where Is Our Community Going? Find Out At The Prizery Tomorrow

The South Boston Planning Commission will unveil its draft of the town’s long-term Comprehensive Plan 2030 tomorrow from 3 to 7 p.m. at The Prizery.

Divers Search Hyco River

The search for county resident Hattie Gertrude Brown continued yesterday as the Virginia State Police Dive Team searched the Hyco River on Lowery Road for the 48-year-old Halifax County woman who was last seen in the early morning hours on Saturday, May 16.

No Injuries In School Bus Crash

No students were aboard Bus #140 Monday afternoon when it struck a car near South Boston Elementary School, according to town police.