The Virginia Department of Health's website reported 890 cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, throughout Virginia in a Sunday morning update.
A 40-year-old Nathalie man faces a felony charge of grand larceny and a misdemeanor charge of obstruction of justice/no threat, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
A 26-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of following too close following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred March 19 at 6:53 p.m. on Bill Tuck Highway at John Randolph Blvd.
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.
With assisted living homes not allowing visitors during the coronavirus pandemic and dealing with a growing feeling of isolation from residents and families, they’re getting more creative with programming.
If necessity is the mother of invention, her name would be Lulu.
Emergency benefits will be made available to Virginia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants during the months of March and April, as part of a provision set forth by the Families First Coronavirus Responses Act of 2020.
Testing for the coronavirus continues at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital, and Faith O’Niel, customer development and marketing consultant, said Thursday it typically takes an average of seven days to receive test results.
Connecting community members in a time of need is the goal of a new public service in Halifax County – Helping Halifax.
Boston Commons is closing its doors on April 11 after 36 years of operation with the co-owner citing financial reasons.
Springfield Distillery in Halifax has shifted its production from whiskey to hand sanitizer.
Halifax County School Board approved their $61,648,812 FY2021 budget Monday evening that included increases in pay for teachers, administration and support staff when they met for their budget work session and special meeting while also practicing social distancing.
Following Gov. Ralph Northam’s Monday announcement of Executive Order 53, South Boston town manager Tom Raab announced new operational procedures Tuesday afternoon.
Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane announced Tuesday that he is using his authority under Gov. Ralph Northam’s Executive Order 51 to ensure that high school seniors who were on track to earn a diploma later this spring are able to graduate, despite the closure of schools for the…
Heritage Festival committee members announced Tuesday the cancellation, until further notice, of the 17th Annual Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival.
The Goodwill Store in South Boston is closing as of 6 p.m. Tuesday following a decision to close all Goodwill stores that are part of the Goodwill Industries of the Valleys.
A medical staff member of Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital has tested positive for COVID-19, as confirmed in a statement released by Faith O’Niel, customer development and marketing consultant with Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital Tuesday morning.
The Virginia High School League announced Monday that since to Gov. Ralph Northam ordered all schools in Virginia closed for the remainder of the year due to the coronavirus, VHSL spring sports and activities have been canceled.
“It’s a really sad day,” said Superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg following Gov. Ralph Northam’s Monday announcement that all Virginia schools would be closed through at least this academic year.
With a cloud of uncertainty circling the spreading coronavirus, the Halifax County/South Boston Sports Hall of Fame announced it will not hold an induction banquet.
While many Americans are staying in their homes during this global health pandemic, health care providers are working harder and longer shifts than ever.
One local church has gotten creative with its Sunday morning church service.
With COVID-19 cases mounting across the commonwealth and now including two cases in surrounding areas to Halifax County, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital clarified Friday night that there have not been any confirmed cases of COVID-19 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital.
The Gazette-Virginian will close at 1 p.m. on Fridays until further notice.
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Due to the concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus, the April 4 ACT test date has been moved to June 13 and July 18.
Amid the coronavirus outbreak, large retail giants like Belk are shutting their doors while others like Walmart and Target are reducing their hours.
Gas prices continue to drop, and South Boston gas stations are doing a booming business.
Following Gov. Ralph Northam’s public health emergency order prohibiting more than 10 patrons in restaurants, fitness centers, and theaters, most local restaurants are turning to to-go and curbside dining options only, and while some seem to be staying a-float, servers are starting to feel t…
As of noon Thursday, there were no confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Halifax County, according to an official at the Pittsylvania Danville Health District Headquarters Office.
If one (dare-I-say-it?) ‘positive’ thing can be gained from the burgeoning pandemic, it just may be the changing of a few heretofore rigidly closed Pro-Trump minds.
Bert Cuffley may be in his first season as head coach of the Halifax County High School girls soccer team, but he is no stranger to the game of soccer.
School closings, sports event cancellations, food hoarding... We live in a new Coronavirus-induced world. Yet some personal health facts remain unchanged.
Halifax County Public Schools is serving breakfast and lunch to children free of charge at three schools during the school shutdown due to the coronavirus.
Nonprofit organizations providing essential services to Halifax County residents are canceling or postponing fundraisers because of concerns about the spread of the coronavirus and volunteer organizations also are seeing the effects.
Tents for possible testing for the Coronavirus have been set up at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital as a precautionary measure, but are not being utilized at this time.
South Boston Speedway will be closed for the next two weeks, general manager Cathy Rice announced Tuesday afternoon.
Halifax County residents are urged to avoid gatherings of more than 50 people.
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Now with 67 positive cases of the Coronavirus in Virginia and its second death – a man in his 70s who acquired COVID-19 through an unknown source in the Peninsula Health District as of press time Tuesday, Governor Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he would like the public to abide by federal g…
The State Corporation Commission has directed regulated electric, natural gas and water companies in Virginia to suspend service disconnections until the coronavirus outbreak subsides.
All local Social Security offices will be closed to the public for in-person service starting Tuesday.
Virginia International Raceway announced Monday it is suspending operations until April 1.
Following step with state and national organizations as concerns mount over the coronavirus, The Gazette-Virginian has closed its office on Halifax Road in South Boston to the public.
For Halifax County High School head varsity boys soccer coach Mario Sadler, his team will be very young, but still competitive.
The sports world was rocked over the past week as the coronavirus outbreak has brought all sports to a sudden stop.
No community college classes at the Southern Virginia Higher Ed Center will be held this week as Danville Community College and Southern Virginia Community College has either extended spring break or canceled classes.
Out of concern for the health, welfare and safety of library employees and patrons, both branches of the Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System will be closed from Monday through at least March 28, according to Jay Stephens, library director.