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South Boston town offices to close for Thanksgiving

Halifax County tax deadline Dec. 5

A life of accomplishment

Accomplished artist, champion athlete, acclaimed tobacco auctioneer, interpreter and defender of the countryside — all describe Robert F. “Bob” Cage, who died Wednesday 19 in Raleigh, N.C. where he had…


Comets prepare for Dec. 1 opener






Understandably for someone who grew up and spent a good part of his life in the Town of Halifax, my father in his later years would get quite sentimental about his contemporaries still living in town. Nothing cemented their renown quite like the connection to home. The mere mention of old Halifax buddies was usually enough to send my father into oratorical flights of fancy.

Remember the KISS rule

Since you’ve no doubt read this column before in all its elongated glory, surely you can understand how I might offer myself up as an authority on when someone is over-thinking a situation.

Season of discontent

In this season of budget discontent, it appears the Halifax County Board of Supervisors may soon suspend the county’s ag/forestal tax districts, while the Halifax County School Board, facing its own set of problems, may need to call on the UN to bring about a suspension of hostilities.

Expectations rising

Twittering through the news:

Burn mode

I’ll have that stromboli with a side of budget cuts, thanks.

Putting on the brakes

One day this column will consist entirely of a long string of Tweets.

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