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HCSA adopts insurance plan, honors longtime employee

Halifax County school job fair draws healthy turnout

Halifax County jobless rate rises to 5.2 percent in January


Comets open with 8-1 win over Appomattox




Halifax County budget goes public at hearing tonight

One cent real estate tax hike, slight spending increase on the table in draft proposal

Future hangs in balance for ag-forestal districts

How much longer the tax-advantaged AFDs will continue to exist is one of the big questions that the Halifax County Board of Supervisors must decide as they set this year’s county budget.

Best in business

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The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce bestowed its annual business awards Thursday night at the annual Chamber banquet held at The Prizery. From top, Virginia International Raceway was named Business of the Year. Agnes Morris with Oak Tree Spa at VIR accepts the Business of the Year honor, presented by last year’s winner, Michael Lyon and Chamber vice-president Grey Watson. Speaking about the Alton road-racing course, Lyon hailed its transformation from “an abandoned business into a 1,400-acre resort, which draws 400,000 visitors and significant revenue, to Halifax County, each year.” The track will host the 2019 Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) Runoffs, featuring the nation’s best amateur racers, in one of its biggest coups to date. Jimmy Epps, with his wife Olivia, with B&B Consultants took home the Business Person of the Year Award. Epps was honored for his leadership of B&B Consultants, which has offices in South Boston and South Hill and employs three dozen engineers, soil scientists and other professional staff. The company also has operations in Chase City and Emporia. Ryland Clark, receives the Young Professional Person of the Year award from Liz Trickey Smith. Chamber chairman David Forlines of Mid-Atlantic Test & Balance receives his outgoing chairman’s gavel from Grey Watson. (Blakely Swanson photos)

New leadership takes over for Halifax County IDA board

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From left, first row,Robert Bates, Nancy Pool, Jonie Henderson and Chad Francis. Second row, Jeremy Satterfield, Mattie Cowan and Brandon Scearce. (SOMcL photo)

Neighbors lob questions at Alton Post Office Road solar farm

HCSA adopts insurance plan, honors longtime employee

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