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Soundworks sings old favorites at The Prizery this Saturday

Soundworks – all-male voices in glorious harmony  comes to The Prizery this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Central Virginia's premiere men's a cappella ensemble, Soundworks has won the Mid-Atlantic Southern Division Chorus Championship for the last three years.

Over 70 AFD Applications Filed For Land Tax Break

Applications for over 70 agricultural/forestal districts (AFDs) including approximately 38,000 acres met Friday’s deadline for inclusion in the special tax designation program that could result in the loss of $77,000 in county revenue.

Hopkins, Farson, Satterfield Win Seats On School Board

Voters elected Karen Hopkins, Kim Farson and Fay Satterfield to the school board in Halifax County’s ED-2, ED-3 and ED-6 and gave votes of confidence to the four incumbent supervisors running unopposed in Tuesday’s general election.

NAACP To Host Freedom Fund Banquet On Saturday

The NAACP will hold its Freedom Fund Banquet/100th Year Celebration at Halifax County Senior High School on Saturday at 6 p.m.

A Little Too Tall

The drive-thru at Giles Florist on Halifax Road in Centerville sustained structural damage yesterday afternoon when this delivery truck attempted to pass through and struck the roof overhang.

21st Goldwing Celebration Saturday

Lakecountry Wings will hold its 21st Goldwing Celebration Saturday from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at The World of Sports in South Boston.

Public Schools’ Education Foundation Campaign Under Way

The Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation (HCPSEF) is currently contacting businesses and individuals throughout Halifax County in a fall campaign to raise funds, according to HCPSEF President Logan Young.

South Boston Man Faces Rape Charge

A 25-year-old South Boston man has been charged with rape, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Residents Show Support For Woodson Hughes

Calling themselves “People for Woodson,” this group of approximately 30 area residents gathered at the South Boston Library Thursday evening to show their support for Woodson Hughes, former South Boston Library branch manager who recently resigned.

Voters Head To Polls Tuesday

Halifax County voters will go to the polls tomorrow to elect a new governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and House of Delegates representative.