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Local leaders recognized at MLK program

Digital skills on display at Night of Innovation

Halifax County Middle School hosts event with Microsoft Tech Spark

Halifax County trustees endorse all-new school as HCHS replacement

School Board tells Lineburg to work with supes on ‘every revenue option’ for $100 million project

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Sluggish Comets beat Magna Vista

Now 14-2, Halifax faces GW Tuesday at home

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High winds whip up house fire in South Boston subdivision

South Boston News
The fire at Quail Roost Road in the Brentwood subdivision
South Boston firefighters battled gusty winds to quell a Sunday afternoon house fire at the Brentwood subdivision in town.

Local budget picture only beginning to emerge

Schools put in request for $2.4 mil ‘simply as starting point’; other needs presented as process begins

Storm front brings bitter cold to region

Minor flooding in store for Dan River

Shutdown hits HCSA bank account, grant applications

Halifax FSA office returns to work – for three days

Local leaders recognized at MLK program

South Boston News
The Halifax County Business & Professional Council honored four community leaders Sunday at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. birthday anniversary celebration at First Baptist Church on Ferry Street. The honorees were Sandra Garner-Coleman, school board vice chair, Superintendent of Schools Mark Lineburg, outgoing local NAACP president Detra Carr and HCHS culinary arts teacher Victoria Worley. From left, first row, Lineburg, Garner-Coleman, guest speaker Wendy Lyle-Jones, Victoria Worley and Carr. Second row, council officers Linda Owen, Mattie Cowan and Valdivia Hall. Back row, Stanley Jeffress, Helen Leigh, Derwin Leigh and Lealand Luck.

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