South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
11/20/14 - 7:29 am
11/19/14 - 12:04 pm
Robert F. "Bob" Cage, a Halifax native, was known for his achievements in an array of fields that he pursued with customary passion.
11/19/14 - 7:56 am
The superintendent lost the support of a longtime backer, board chairman Robert Puryear
11/20/14 - 7:26 am
There might have been some cynics wondering about the direction of the Halifax County High School varsity boys’ basketball team before last winter.
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It took a powerful excavator arm only about 80 minutes to lay waste to the 100-plus-year-old Lawson House on South Boston’s North Main Street on a bright Friday morning.
Halifax County Supervisors on Monday evening approved a $86,216,400 county budget for 2011-2012 fiscal year on a 7-0 vote, with ED-3 Supervisor William I. Fitzgerald absent from the meeting. Board members also approved a resolution appropriating the money to support the annual budget.
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The Tuesday morning announcement by Halifax County Superintendent of Schools Paul Stapleton that he will retire at the end of June 2012 caught school trustees by surprise. The School Board had scheduled a closed session on Monday to discuss extending the superintendent’s contract for another two years.
ED-5 trustee Roger Long confirmed this week that he is running for re-election to the Halifax County School Board. Long is facing two challengers for the seat — the Rev. Frank Coleman and Jennifer Stevens.
“This will be a pile of rubble by Saturday morning,” said Mike Whiteside of Black Dog Architectural Salvage & Antiques of Roanoke, looking up at the massive Lawson House.
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