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Recycling, Collections Center Tabled

Four Forks Recycling and Collections Center was put on hold Monday night following a public hearing when one person spoke against the location of the site.

Foundation Awards More Than $8,300 Grants


Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation has awarded over $8,300 in 27 teacher mini-grants. The grants were presented during a reception Tuesday afternoon in the Leggett Auditorium at Halifax Regional Hospital.

Blaze Damages Nathalie Home


A fire that started when a pan of grease ignited on the stove heavily damaged a Nathalie house Monday afternoon, according to Liberty Volunteer Fire Department officials.

Meadows & Taylor To Appear In Concert On Friday

Trinity Episcopal Church invites the public to a performance by the acoustic duo “Meadows & Taylor” on from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Convergence Art Guild "Film Odyssey" Continues Friday

The third film in Convergence Art Guild's popular ongoing "Film Odyssey" series will be presented Friday. All the selections for this month honor Halloween.

Chamber to Host Candidates Forum

The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce and WHLF 95.3 FM will host a Candidates Forum Thursday, Oct. 29, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Riverstone building located in Riverstone Technology Park. 

Deputies Investigate Attempted Break-In Of Scottsburg Church

Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an attempted break-in at a Scottsburg church, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

North Carolina Woman Charged In Saturday Crash


An 18-year-old North Carolina woman was charged with failure to yield the right of way following a two-vehicle crash in Riverdale Saturday afternoon, according to South Boston police.

Retirement Celebration Held Saturday For William Coleman


William E. Coleman, the long serving president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Tri-County Community Action Agency and Halifax County Community Federal Credit Union, officially stepped down last Wednesday after 42 consecutive years with the agency.

Four Schools Report Cases Of H1N1 Flu

Four cases of H1N1 flu have been reported in four different Halifax County schools in the last week, but none has been confirmed, according to Deputy School Superintendent Larry Clark.