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SoBo man faces driving offenses - The Gazette-Virginian
A 28-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of disregarding a police command, a felony charge of driving under the influence, third conviction, a misdemeanor charge of driving with a suspended license/driving under the influence conviction, a ...
Foundation assists high school with basketball goals - The Gazette-Virginian
The installation of the new basketball goals in the main gym at Halifax County High School is complete, with the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation having made a $10,000 donation toward the project. Officials of the Halifax County Public ...
New softball coach Woody Bane emphasizes practice, hard word - The Gazette-Virginian
Regardless of the sport he coaches, be it baseball, softball or football, Woody Bane has always emphasized the value of practice and hard work. Those two things will continue to be big points of emphasis for Bane as he moves forward in working with players ...
Smith seeks re-election to school board - The Gazette-Virginian
Since January 2012, Phyllis Smith has had the “privilege and responsibility” of serving on the Halifax County School Board as the ED-1 representative. Working with other school board members and the administration has given her the opportunity to ...
Second motion for sanctions denied in suit against police - The Gazette-Virginian
Western District Federal Court Judge Robert S. Ballou has denied a second defense motion for sanctions in a $25 million civil lawsuit filed against South Boston Police Chief Jim Binner and co-defendants by the estate of Linwood Raymond Lambert Jr ...
LETTER: ‘Love Your Library’ fundraiser hits 10 percent mark - The Gazette-Virginian
The Halifax County-South Boston Public Library’s fundraising campaign, “Love Your Library,” is well underway and has already collected over 10 percent of the total goal of $12,000 in less than one month. This allows current online subscribers access ...
LETTER: A tale of two candidates - The Gazette-Virginian
On the one hand, you have a young, purportedly nice guy. This allows current online subscribers access to unlimited content. Please create a new user account on the site using your email address you have originally signed up with on the old site.
DOUG FORD: Water, water everywhere - The Gazette-Virginian
Our friends at NASA informed us recently that Mars seems to have water, at least in the summer, after scientists confirmed the existence of ice on the red planet back in 2008. Liquid water is essential to life, and life on Earth evolved from primordial ...
LETTER: A better world - The Gazette-Virginian
Pope Francis visited the United States this past week, and he was welcomed very graciously in the various places he visited here. This allows current online subscribers access to unlimited content. Please create a new user account on the site using your ...
Romeo and Juliet’ on Prizery stage Thursday - The Gazette-Virginian
Aquila Theatre will bring to life an all new production of William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” in their 2015-2016 season that comes to The Prizery Stage Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Recognized world-wide as one of theater’s most iconic couples, Romeo ...
Failure to yield right of way charged in wreck - The Gazette-Virginian
A 30-year-old South Boston woman was charged with failure to yield the right of way following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Wednesday at 8:15 a.m. on Highway 501 South at the intersection of Cluster Springs School Road. According to an accident report ...
Halifax Town Hall closed on Columbus Day - The Gazette-Virginian
Halifax Town Hall will be closed on Monday in observance of Columbus Day. Halifax Town Manager Carl Espy urges residents to be aware that the Town of Halifax will be picking up recyclables on Friday, Oct. 16, due to the modified holiday schedule.
Halifax fall cleanup set Oct. 23-24 - The Gazette-Virginian
The Town of Halifax Solid Waste Department will conduct its annual free fall cleanup for town residents and businesses by appointment only on Friday, Oct. 23, and Saturday, Oct. 24, according to Town Manager Carl Espy. This allows current online ...
AMANDA LONG: No personal responsibility required - The Gazette-Virginian
A shooting at an Oregon community college has fanned the flames of the anti-gun conversation once again. Chris Harper-Mercer targeted Christian students during his rampage and had apparently written or had someone close to him write blog posts explaining ...
Board of supervisors seek grant to extend Tobacco Heritage Trail - The Gazette-Virginian
Halifax County Supervisors are seeking grant funds that would extend the Tobacco Heritage Trail up to three more miles at no cost to county taxpayers. During their Monday night meeting in Halifax, board members unanimously voted to apply for a tobacco ...