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Add or subtract? Plans floated to change Halifax County board member makeup

Edmunds: Raise number of supes to nine with at-large rep; Bowman: Collapse districts, create seven-member board

Hit-and-run charged after vehicle strikes home

Museum breakfast on King Day attracts 200


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Lady Comets break losing skid, drop Trojans

The Halifax County High School varsity girls’ basketball team saw a frustrating losing skid end Tuesday.

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Fired McDonald’s workers bring lawsuit against fast-food giant

South Boston News
From left, ex-McDonald’s workers Brian Tucker, Destiny Betts, Ashley Barksdale, Betty Lacks, Katrina Stanfield, Crystal Boyd, Alkeisha Lea and Willie Betts. After telling their story last year in an interview with the News & Record, 10 of the fired workers have sued McDonald's in U.S. District Court.
McDonald’s workers who were fired last year in South Boston and Clarksville have filed suit in federal court against the fast-food giant, alleging a widespread pattern of racial and sexual discrimination and harassment at three area McDonald’s.

Former supervisor Womack pleads to felony charges

South Boston News
Former county supervisor Earl Womack (left) with his lawyer, Matthew Pack of Bedford.
Former Halifax County supervisor Earl Womack appeared in court Thursday to enter a guilty plea to four felonies in a scheme to fraudulently obtain $1,622.82 as school bus coordinator.

Dollar General store in Riverdale robbed at gunpoint

The Dollar General store at Riverdale Plaza in South Boston was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night by an assailant who entered the store wearing a mask and demanded cash from the cash register clerk. He fled the store on foot after taking an undisclosed sum…

New-look YMCA gains machinery upgrade

South Boston News
Carolyn Ballou of Halifax gets in her workout.
Exercise center gets 34 machines, with more facility changes in the works

Solar co-op meets Saturday

Add or subtract? Plans floated to change Halifax County board member makeup

Edmunds: Raise number of supes to nine with at-large rep; Bowman: Collapse districts, create seven-member board

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