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Farming food hub sought in South Hill

operation seeks
 tobacco grant
f or market outlet

Area gets away mostly unscathed after weekend storm

A blustery storm pelted Mecklenburg and surrounding counties with nearly five inches of rain over the three day weekend, but for the most part the area escaped unharmed.

Feds seize property from Farmer for restitution

Convicted grocery chain owner Johnny Farmer has forfeited another 13.5 acres of land, part of his ongoing effort to repay nearly $1.9 million that Farmer swindled from The Kellogg Corporation,…


Bruised Comets seek turnaround

Halifax County High School varsity football can still enjoy a positive season, but the Comets will need a turnaround effort at Martinsville Friday.




South Boston News & Record

Impasse returns, with Halasz in middle of board fight

South Boston News
From left: Doug Bowman,Larry Giordano, Jim Halasz, William Bryant Claiborne and Barry Bank
‘He did nothing illegal,’ says Bowman of accusation county administrator leaked secrets; vote to force his ouster fails on tie vote by bitterly divided supervisors

Bank makes motion to fire Halifax County adminstrator, citing 14 reasons

Along with a thwarted 4-4 vote to dismiss Halifax County Administrator Jim Halasz, supervisors failed by an identical tally to certify that their Monday night closed session to debate Halasz’ status met the exemptions carved out in state law for…

Farley’s other trial continued in local court

Halifax County Supes offer backing for trail extension

The three-mile extension would first carry the trail to Miry Creek with that 1.6 mile section of the extension costing $428,000.

Halasz narrowly survives termination vote

South Boston News
County Administrator Jim Halasz, right, as members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors brought up a vote to force his ouster.
The Halifax County Board of Supervisors deadlocked 4-4 on a motion to fire County Administrator Jim Halasz on Monday night.

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