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A valiant fight

You couldn’t help but love him.

Putting the heart in Valentine’s Day 

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, and it’s not just about romantic love, candy hearts and flowers. 

Back door approach

Opponents of uranium mining may have had the upper hand Thursday when Sen. John Watkins withdrew his SB 1353 to avoid a vote because he knew 11 or 12 of the 15 on the Senate Ag Committee were against the bill that directed the state to write regulations for uranium mining and milling. 

Back to the drawing board

We expect several mouths were agape Thursday afternoon when senior associate J. Paul Lewis of Dewberry presented the board of supervisors with a master plan for the Halifax County Fairgrounds – complete with its $18.3 million price tag.

Extreme weather

Last week, this area went from being in a drought condition to receiving six inches of rain plus two inches of snow, and temperatures ranged from the 30s at night to the high 50s during the day.

Change can be good

After this weekend’s announcement that “big changes” are coming to the 2013 Virginia Cantaloupe Festival, the public is responding, and the Virginia Cantaloupe Festival Committee is promising to react to some of the suggestions.

A job well done

Great teamwork between E-911 dispatchers, Halifax County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police, South Boston Police and Halifax Police resulted in quick arrests of three suspects Saturday morning following a scary home invasion in the Nathalie community.

We’re still here

The predicted dates for world’s end – Y2K, 2011 rapture, 2012 planet-crash and Mayan’s 12-21-12 doomsday -- have all passed, and we’re still here. 

Evil still exists

Some things can never be understood or explained.