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.

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.

Halifax Town Hall will be closed all day Tuesday, Dec. 24, and Wednesday, Dec. 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday and again on Wednesday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day.  

Halifax Town Council members signed off on a resolution to continue a grant application process to possibly receive funding to help purchase two new police vehicles and a vehicle for the sanitation department following a public hearing in which no one spoke when council met jointly with Hali…

Dress up pets in their holiday best and participate in “Santa Paws,” the children’s Christmas and pet parade scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the town of Halifax at the Halifax Farmers Market.

Halifax Town Hall will be closed starting at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27, all day on Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. 

The Halifax Village Association’s annual Christmas season open house will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday featuring vendors, shopping, refreshments, Christmas photos, children’s crafts and the Children’s Gift Giving Bazaar at the farmers market.

The Halifax Village Association’s annual Christmas season open house will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday featuring vendors, shopping, refreshments, Christmas photos, children’s crafts and the Children’s Gift Giving Bazaar at the farmers market.

Halifax Town Council will hold its combined work session and monthly meeting Tuesday, starting with a work session at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at 70 South Main Street in Halifax.

Due to the impending threat of potential thunderstorms, heavy rain and damaging winds, as a public safety precaution, the annual Halloween Trick or Treat Trail event in the town of Halifax has been cancelled.

The town of Halifax would like to notify residents, businesses and personal property owners that 2019 tax bills for personal property and machine & tool taxes will be mailed the week of Nov. 4.

Despite one council member voicing reservations during Tuesday night’s meeting, Halifax Town Council offered its support for levying the 1% retail sales tax for capital projects for construction or renovation of county schools.

Halifax Solid Waste Department will conduct its annual free fall cleanup for town residents and businesses by appointment only on Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19.

Halifax Town Council is slated to review possible updates to the town’s zoning ordinance for home occupation in residential districts when they meet Tuesday evening.

The weather cooperated with the Family Nutrition Program Fall 5K Fun, Run and Walk on Saturday at the Halifax Farmers Market, turning from hot and uncomfortable in the days prior to the event to cool and comfortable for over 70 runners and walkers.

The town of Halifax Solid Waste Department will conduct its annual free fall clean up for town residents and businesses by appointment only on Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19.

A total of nine bags of trash were collected by 10 adults and two children during the Banister River Flotsam Flotilla on Saturday as they floated from King’s Bridge Landing to Terry’s Bridge Landing, according to Carl Espy, Halifax town manager.

Members of Halifax Town Council and Halifax Planning Commission will hold a joint public hearing for a special use permit application for James Edmunds to build a studio apartment in Halifax when they meet in a special meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Halifax Town Hall.

The town of Halifax will be a busy place Saturday with the Banister River Flotsam Flotilla river cleanup scheduled that morning at 10 and a performance by the River City Blues Challenge Band Winners Burn the Batteau at the Halifax Farmers Market that evening at 6.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) roadway maintenance contractors, Adams Paving, will be working in the town of Halifax starting Monday on Mountain Road (VA Scenic Byway 360), according to Roy Sage, VDOT maintenance operations manager with the Halifax Residency. Crews work fro…

The 2019 tax bills for real estate in the town of Halifax are being mailed next week, and personal property and machine and tool tax notices will be mailed separately prior to Nov. 1 with an accompanying announcement which will outline the Dec. 5 due date both on personal property and machin…

The town of Halifax budget is set for approval and appropriation at a special meeting Wednesday night with Halifax Town Council and Halifax Planning Commission meeting jointly.