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GROWING UP WITH JIM CROW

Life for white author and his black namesake in segregated Southside was a study in contrasts

Halifax County IDA holds off grant request for industry prospect

Flotilla clean-up on Banister River postponed to Oct. 20


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Leonard to depart as Halifax IDA director

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Matt Leonard, executive director of the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority, will be departing the position Nov. 1 in a decision that the IDA describes as “mutually agreed” upon.

Halifax County dodges a bullet with Florence

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Top, the muddy waters of the Dan welled up in Riverdale as seen in this overhead shot; above, Riverdale was closed to traffic starting Tuesday as the river reached 27 feet above stage on Wednesday (Top photo contributed by Bob Brown; above, David Conner II photo)
Riverdale floods, but it could have been much worse

Scattered crop damage reported from storm

Subscription drive, mass mailing

Author to speak Nov. 8 at South Boston library

GROWING UP WITH JIM CROW

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Daffodil Graham is a member of a large extended family of African-American Sizemores, descendants of the people enslaved by the author’s great-great-great-grandfather. She is shown here with her great-uncle George Sizemore.
Life for white author and his black namesake in segregated Southside was a study in contrasts

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