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Homes Sales Up, Prices Down In Region

After a rough 2008, home sales are picking up in 2009.  That was the sentiment at the Southern Piedmont Land and Lake Board, a trade group of realtors from Halifax and western Mecklenburg counties, meeting Wednesday in South Boston.

$500,000 For Wastewater Plant Passes House

The U.S. House passed the Conference Report on the FY10 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill on Thursday which includes a $500,000 funding request for upgrading and expanding the Maple Avenue wastewater treatment plant in Halifax County.

Triangle VFD Gears Up For Halloween

Triangle Volunteer Fire Department members will host their annual haunted trail at J.O. Crews’ farm on Ellis Creek Road Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Deputies Investigate Break-Ins, Larcenies

Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating several recent break-ins and larcenies, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

No Serious Injuries In Two SoBo Wrecks

None of the four drivers were seriously injured in two accidents in South Boston Tuesday morning, according to town police.

‘Christmas Stories’ Theme For Annual SoBo Parade

The South Boston Christmas Parade theme Is “Christmas Stories From Books Or Films,” according to organizers.

Hughes Supporters Pack Library Meeting

Halifax Library was not the quiet place it normally is Tuesday evening when the Halifax County-South Boston Regional Library Board met in a room packed to capacity with supporters of recently ousted South Boston Library Manager Woodson Hughes.

South Boston Budget Holding Its Own So Far

Three months into the current fiscal year, South Boston budget projections for the most part are near or above expectations, according to town Finance Officer Erle Scott.

Halifax Taxes Being Mailed

The Town of Halifax will be mailing out 2009 taxes for real estate, personal property and machine and tool taxes to residents, businesses and property owners the week of Nov. 2

South Boston Police Department Investigates Missing Bank Deposit

South Boston police are investigating a missing bank deposit from McDonalds in Centerville, according to Captain B. K. Lovelace.