Karen Schopen, who co-owns Molasses Grill in Halifax with her husband Steven Schopen, implored town council to reconsider the meals tax increase of 4% to 6% in the town’s proposed 2021-2022 fiscal year budget at Tuesday evening’s Halifax Town Council work session meeting.
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 14 and Saturday, May 15.
More than 6,300 pounds of paper were shredded in Halifax on Thursday as part of a free paper shredding event held at the Halifax Farmers Market and hosted by the Halifax County Improvement Council and town of Halifax. Halifax assistant town manager Denise Barksdale said cars were lined up on…
Children potted plants and vegetables while artists such as Shelby Talbott and Susi Robbins showed off their artwork nodding to the new Parsons Bruce Art Association wall in the Halifax Market Place.
Halifax Town Council is slated to vote on changes to its sewer use ordinance after a public hearing on the amendments at its regular business meeting.
In anticipation of the courthouse becoming operational Monday, over the last few weeks the parking signage and on-street parking limits in downtown Halifax have been updated while the county provides motorists clearer direction to long-term, off-street parking for court attendees as part of …
Thermal imaging cameras allow firefighters to detect heat from fires inside buildings that are not yet visible, Halifax fire chief Jeremy King explained to Halifax Town Council at their Tuesday evening meeting.
VDOT has initiated the Halifax Traffic Safety Study with consultants Michael Baker International, launching an online survey, which will be open through April according to VDOT.
Crosswalks and pedestrian/traffic safety were the main topic of discussion during Halifax Town Council’s Tuesday evening work session and business meeting at Halifax Town Hall.
The South Boston Town Council voted earlier this week to give South Boston town manager Tom Raab an approximate 4% raise.
Councilwoman Gail Bosiger was elected as vice mayor of the town of Halifax when Halifax Town Council reorganized Tuesday evening at town hall.
Halifax Town Hall will be closed on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The town of Halifax will be picking up recyclables on Friday, Jan. 22 due to the modified holiday schedule.
The re-organization of Halifax Town Council and the presentation of Halifax Police Department’s annual awards top the agenda for town council’s first work session and business meeting of 2021.
South Boston town manager Tom Raab introduced the town’s new police chief at Monday’s town council meeting at the Washington Coleman Community Center.
A 2020 updated natural hazard mitigation plan prepared by the Southside Planning District Commission is up for consideration by Halifax Town Council when they meet Tuesday.
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.