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Halifax prepares budget for vote

$100 mil cost cap for proposed Mecklenburg County school complex is elusive goal

After scaling back building’s scope, construction budget still comes up millions short

Let’s go relay


Coach of the year




Vernon Hill man dies in motorcycle crash

A Vernon Hill man was killed Friday afternoon when the motorcycle he was operating slid off the gravel shoulder of State Route 360 and crashed.

Smoker tax runs into flak as South Boston puts off action

South Boston News
Coleman Speece accepts the key to the Town of South Boston and a framed resolution in his honor after serving as vice-mayor and member of Town Council since 2004. Speece sat for his final regular monthly meeting on Monday night; Sharon Harris, the top vote getter in the May town elections, will be seated on Council in July. From left,Council members Michael Byrd, Bob Hughes and Speece, Mayor Ed Owens, and council members Bill Snead, Tina Wyatt-Younger and Winston Harrell. (Henry Stevens photo)
South Boston Town Council on Monday night put off action on a proposed 25 cent-per-pack cigarette tax after a number of speakers at a public hearing criticized the levy as unfair and harmful to local businesses.

Contest set for Halifax mayor

Gilliam, Duffey qualify for November ballot

Local Republicans back Stewart’s winning bid

Teacher rips trustees for lack of security

After graduation fight, a plea for metal detector screening

Halifax prepares budget for vote

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