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Coronavirus caseload continues to rise in region, state

Money still available in South Boston’s small business loan fund

Flooding in the forecast; detours set to begin

Torrential rains that have fallen this week are expected to submerge Riverdale by Friday, with flooding of the U.S. 58-501 intersection likely by Friday or Saturday.

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Jeffress, Lee named Top Athletes at HCHS

Deaundra “Dee Dee” Jeffress and Thomas Lee were honored as Female and Male Athletes of the Year at Halifax County High School Thursday morning.

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Cheers and honks for departing ‘Comets In Cars’

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HCHS graduates approached the commencement stage in a long line of vehicles, cheered on by family, teachers and friends.
A high spirited drive-thru ceremony eases pain of senior year for HCHS Class of 2020

Halifax County Chamber bestows top honors online

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Anne Eakes with The Busy Bean, Business of the Year, Ankur "A.B." Brahmbhatt of the Quality Inn, Business Person of the Year, and Jeremy Holt of Long & Foster Realty, Young Professional of the Year.
The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce met online Thursday to name the Business of the Year, Business Person of the Year and Young Professional of the Year.

Davis named winner of 2020 Principal’s Award at HCHS

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Brandon Davis (center) with parents Wanda and Clarence Davis and (back) Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mark Lineburg, HCHS Principal Michael Lewis and School Board Chair Todd Moser.
Outgoing HCHS graduate Brandon Davis is the winner of the 2020 Principal’s Award

Riverdale goes under for second time in 2020

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The flooded 58-501 intersection in South Boston
As predicted, Riverdale and the 58-501 intersection went underwater this weekend but with plenty of advance warning to allow merchants and travelers to adjust.

Winning words of encouragement

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HCHS graduate Trajen Gomes and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Trey Edmunds
An outgoing senior at HCHS received a huge surprise the day before graduation: congratulations from a player for his favorite NFL team, the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Coronavirus caseload continues to rise in region, state

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