The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic was a main topic of discussion at Tuesday evening’s Halifax Town Council meeting at town hall.
Halifax Town Hall will be closed starting at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25, all day on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
With $212,270.30 in CARES funding added to the town of Halifax’s recent funding, Halifax Town Council is holding a public hearing Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Halifax Town Hall to amend its fiscal year 2020-2021 budget.
Halifax police officer Malcolm Bowen has been elected to Halifax Town Council. Bowen garnered 31 write-in votes for an uncontested at-large seat.
Several North Main Street residents expressed their concerns about traffic-related issues at Tuesday evening’s Halifax Town Council meeting at town hall.
An updated agreement with the county for CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Allocation is slated to be before Halifax Town Council when they meet Tuesday in Halifax Town Hall.
Residents and businesses of the town of Halifax can now sign up for the town’s annual free fall clean up to remove discarded household or business items and yard debris too large for regular trash pick-up.
New concrete curbing for landscape areas and ADA compliant sidewalks have been installed and the milling of asphalt with replacement roadway surfaces are underway as The Halifax Downtown Streetscape-War Memorial Enhancement Project and the Smart Scale Turning Radius Improvement Project continues.
Halifax Town Council plans to vote on a resolution to update protocol for citizens’ comments and public hearings at its meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the town hall at 70 S. Main St. A public hearing and a public comment period also are on the meeting agenda.
“We will not go back,” Barbara Coleman Brown, president of the Halifax-South Boston NAACP branch, said as she addressed the group of protestors gathered at the Halifax Market Place on Sunday evening.
For its Aug. 1 First Saturday Outing, the Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) will return to a section of the Banister River for the first time since 2006.
The Halifax Downtown Streetscape-War Memorial Enhancement Project and the Smart Scale Turning Radius Improvement Project continue to make progress since mobilizing on June 30 with Ramirez Contracting, LLC working under the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), administration.
The Halifax Market Place and Farmer’s Market season opening Saturday gave farmers and community members a chance to interact in a safe environment in a time when social interaction is limited.
Halifax Town Council will take action on an agreement with Halifax County for the use of federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds and a transportation project at its regularly scheduled July meeting.
The Halifax Market Place is getting a face-lift. The building at 209 S. Main St. is being repurposed to become a multifaceted destination for town residents and visitors alike to enjoy.
Landscapers Preston Crowder and Cale Newton of Jerry Epps Landscaping searched for the water line Tuesday morning around the Halifax War Memorial as part of their irrigation efforts.
The next phase of the Halifax Downtown Revitalization Project is scheduled to begin Tuesday, weather permitting, according to Halifax town manager Carl Espy.
The town of South Boston soon will boast an industrial hemp processing facility that is the first of its kind in Virginia.
Halifax finance committee chairman Bill Covington presented a lean budget for the next fiscal year to fellow town council members at a Tuesday evening meeting.
A building of historical significance in the town of Halifax that has been vacant for years will be preserved and repurposed.
A downtown enhancement project took a step forward at the Halifax Town Council’s Tuesday evening business meeting when council voted unanimously to move forward with a $366,000 construction bid award for the Halifax Downtown Streetscape/Halifax County War Memorial Enhancement Project and the…
The next steps for a streetscape project in the town of Halifax are on the horizon with Halifax Town Council set to consider a construction bid when they meet Tuesday.
The town of Halifax Solid Waste Department will conduct its annual free spring clean-up for town residents and businesses by appointment only on Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16.
The Halifax Town Hall at 70 S. Main St. will remain closed to the public through Friday, June 5 unless amended or rescinded by further executive order, according to a public service announcement issued by the town of Halifax. The closure is an extension of the town’s previous announcement to…
Celebrating Earth Day in Halifax looked a lot different this year for what would have been its 12th annual Earth Day Extravaganza, but organizers were pleased with the scaled-back drive-thru held Saturday at the Halifax Farmers Market.
Halifax Town Council members ratified a resolution at their Wednesday evening meeting giving them the ability to hold meetings electronically if they cannot safely meet face-to-face during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In response to Gov. Ralph Northam issuing Executive Order 53, town manager Carl Espy announced Wednesday the closing of Halifax Town Hall through Friday, April 24 subject to further notification.
Local government bodies are grappling with decisions about if and how to conduct public meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic after Gov. Ralph Northam’s ban of gatherings of 10 and the recommendation of individuals being 6 feet apart.
In response to precautionary measures being implemented at the federal, state and local levels, the town of Halifax wanted citizens, businesses and visitors to be aware of steps being undertaken in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
An update on nuisance and derelict properties prompted a discussion at a Halifax Town Council work session Tuesday evening. Town manager Carl Espy provided the update to council.
Two projects in the town of Halifax are taking a step forward after Tuesday evening’s council meeting: the purchase of new vehicles for the police and sanitation departments and the Halifax Downtown Streetscape Extension Project.
Representatives with the Halifax County Humane Society, Halifax County Paws and Claws SPCA and Halifax County Dog Squad recently collected dog food raised from the Halifax Village Association’s annual children’s Christmas parade.
Halifax Town Council is slated to review a revised resolution for a grant to fund two new police vehicles and a vehicle for the town’s sanitation department when they meet Tuesday.