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The Legend of Buca di Beppo

The legend of Buca di Beppo involves a covert meeting of key developers in a Mafia-style restaurant in the United States. 'Bucas' has on more than one occasion been the catalyst for key (and in some cases considered insurmountable) development 'humps' being overcome.

With copius amounts of food and wine flowing, the creative juices of coders seem to work keener, faster, and problems are solved. Louis Landry famously agreed that living near a Bucas could actually lead to faster development cycles.

Mmmm. A restaurant with photos of famous Mafia films like The Godfather and violin cases leaning against the booths. Makes you wonder, doesn't it?

If Joomla! was a commercial venture, we're sure management would actually consider building a Bucas inside the building!

Masterchief meet Bugsy Landry.

Tickets still available for annual Halifax Regional Hospice Gala

Dust off your dancing shoes and take a trip back in time as Halifax Regional Hospice brings back The Roaring Twenties.

Man pleads to assault on correctional officer

A 49-year-old Bland man pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a felony charge for assaulting a correctional officer.

Ticket from South Boston wins $100,000 in Powerball Bonus Raffle

A $100,000-winning ticket was sold from Apple Market on Halifax Road to one lucky person.

Speakers plead to Halifax supervisors for funds, no tax hike

A total of 18 speakers sought more funding and decried raising taxes Monday evening during a public hearing on the $87,658,359 2012-13 county budget draft that proposes an increase in real estate taxes to 47 cents.

Caboose on track for new life in South Boston

After sitting vacant for a couple of years, the red caboose located in front of the South Boston-Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History soon will be filled with Halifax County history and railroad memorabilia thanks to the help of county citizens.

For budget, Halifax County schools play a waiting game

Halifax County School Board members continue to scratch their heads as they deal with filling a $1.8 million budget gap created largely by Virginia Retirement System reforms being proposed by the state.

Rolls Royce officials pay visit to South Boston

Two representatives from Rolls Royce Crosspointe visited the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center earlier this month to meet with senior staff and see a demonstration in the R&D Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Energy Efficiency.

Fresh events aim to keep SoBo market growing

It’s that time of year again, and soon the South Boston Farmers Market will provide affordable fresh produce to the residents of Halifax County and surrounding areas once again.

Halifax Regional contemplates partnership, weighs options

Halifax Regional Health System is exploring the possibility of partnering with an outside hospital and health care system, but no decision has been made, health system leadership announced late Friday.