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.

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) at its June 18 meeting in Richmond adopted the Fiscal Year 2020-2025 Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP), including $739,000 for improvements to improve the turning radius on Route 360 at the Mountain Road/501, Main Street intersection in the town …

Halifax Town Council is expected to hold a public hearing during the first reading of the 2019-2020 town budget totaling $1,285,622 when it meets Tuesday evening and set approval and appropriation of the budget for its Wednesday, June 26 meeting.

Over 70 people strolled into Halifax Town Hall during the course of the day Wednesday to respond to the questions on the “Idea Wall” and to chat in the relaxed setting about their ideas to improve the economic vitality of the town.

Progress has been made at the Dollar General site to clean up the property as noted by Halifax Town Council when they met Tuesday night, and provisions were found in their zoning ordinance to help enforce landscaping.

After holding a public hearing in which no one spoke for or against the Halifax business, Halifax Town Council members approved a special use permit for a pest control business when they met Wednesday evening.

Members of Halifax Town Council will meet with the Halifax Planning Commission on Wednesday to review a special use permit for a potential new business in Halifax.

Setting a joint public hearing with the town of Halifax Planning Commission for a special use permit for Christopher Cole for a home-based business is on the agenda when Halifax Town Council meets Tuesday.

Authorization to apply for state and federal grants is on the table for Halifax Town Council when members meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. immediately following the 6:30 work session in Halifax Town Hall.

Halifax Town Hall was closed on Monday due to the major winter storm, and because of the condition of secondary residential roads the sanitation department will have limited access to pickup solid waste for the next few days.

Halifax Town Manager Carl Espy doesn’t anticipate any delays in a zoning application for a building permit for the commonwealth’s attorney’s office addition to the county’s existing permit for the county courthouse project.

Halifax Town Council is slated to host its annual holiday social starting at 5 p.m. Tuesday followed by committees meeting and work session at 6:30 p.m. and the regular monthly council meeting getting underway at 7 p.m. in Halifax Town Hall.

In anticipation of the winter weather event hitting the area this weekend, Halifax Town Manager Carl Espy outlined to residents, businesses, property owners and public agencies how the snow removal efforts are coordinated between the Virginia Department of Transportation, Halifax County and …

The town of Halifax held its annual Christmas open house from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, with a sunny and warm day drawing shoppers to check out holiday bargains, Christmas-themed décor and a pop-up vendor fair throughout storefronts in downtown Halifax. Shoppers at The Peddler’s Market had a ch…

Halifax town staff want residents, businesses and personal property owners to be aware 2018 tax bills for personal property and machine and tool taxes were mailed on Nov. 2.

With council members continuing to voice concerns on the Halifax Town Code involving “Health and Sanitation,” Halifax Town Council tabled the matter until their December meeting when they met Tuesday evening.

Officials with the town of Halifax have notified residents, businesses and personal property owners that 2018 tax bills for personal property and machine and tool taxes were mailed on Friday.

The town of Halifax served as Halloween host to hoards of trick-or-treaters, including a variety of costumed superheroes, ghosts and goblins during the annual trail of treats on Wednesday.

A public hearing has been set for Nov. 13 for proposed amendments to the Halifax Town Code on “health and sanitation” that includes adding sections on “weed and debris” and “running bamboo.”

The town of Halifax serves both as county seat and hub of the legal community, and as renovation of the historic courthouse continues, so do efforts toward the continued revitalization of downtown.