District opens vaccination eligibility to anyone over 16, but appointments are required; UVa report says state heading toward another peak.
Health officials watching numbers closely; University of Virginia report warns of another possible surge by summer.
Halifax faces off against GW after canceling games for two weeks because of injuries.
The last time Bobby Labonte competed at South Boston Speedway was in 1991, the year he won the NASCAR Busch Grand National Series championship. Now, 20 years later, he will return to competition at South Boston Speedway on Saturday, this time competing on the SMART (Southern Modified Auto Ra…
Andrew Salley recorded a first-place finish leading the Halifax County High School boys cross country team to its first win of the season on Tuesday in a dual meet against Bassett High School at Smith River Complex.
Virginia governor announces anyone 16 and older soon will be eligible to get COVID-19 shot
The staff of the Halifax County Circuit Court office gathered one last time in front of the record books at the office in the Mary Bethune complex Monday morning before making the move to their new office at the remodeled Halifax County Courthouse on South Main Street.
Real estate taxes may not increase this upcoming fiscal year after all.
Piedmont Access to Health Services, Inc. (PATHS) has provided over 6,000 COVID-19 vaccinations, and PATHS is now receiving Johnson & Johnson vaccines at their medical sites.
About 1 in 10 residents of Halifax County area now considered fully vaccinated.
Halifax County’s COVID-19 death count increased, then decreased, by one last week.
Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) are partnering again to organize a large-scale first dose COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 27 at Halifax County High School.
Classrooms in at least three Halifax County Public Schools facilities have had to quarantine due to COVID-19 since the return of in-person learning, which began Feb. 22.
The Halifax County/South Boston NAACP hosted a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Monday at Banister Sunny Side Center at 7114 Chatham Road in Nathalie through the Virginia Department of Health from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Approximately 300 doses were given out. The second dose will be given out on …
The Virginia Department of Health announced Tuesday that some health districts will begin the transition to Phase 1c vaccinations this week, and that all communities across Virginia should be able to open to this group of essential workers within weeks.
More virus fatalities recorded in Halifax County over last week.
The day kicked off “smoothly” with a line forming outside of the high school just shy of 8 a.m.
When Andrew Barksdale was a custodian at Sinai Elementary School, he was well known by the students in the building and interacted with them frequently with hugs and high-fives.
A year ago, life changed. The cause: Microscopic molecules on the loose. The day: March 13, 2020. That’s when the coronavirus pandemic finally hit home.
The clinic is by appointment only.
As cases drop, University of Virginia report warns variants, relaxed attitude may lead to summer surge higher than January peak.
The Southside district spans Halifax, Mecklenburg and Brunswick counties.
A 24-year-old Danville woman, Sacha Lynn Baynes of Charles Street, faces charges for her alleged involvement in larceny of a vehicle.
An older model GMC car with antique license tags was destroyed in a fire on Berry Hill Road in South Boston Tuesday around noon.
Piedmont Access to Health Services, Inc. (PATHS) will begin using their mobile unit to provide community COVID-19 vaccinations,starting Friday.
State has added 1,700 fatalities in one week.
Even as COVID-19 cases have dropped from January highs, Halifax County has recorded three new virus deaths in recent days.
Halifax County added to the COVID-19 death toll the same day the nation surpassed an unthinkable milestone mark: 500,000 deaths from the pandemic.
Severe winter weather across the nation has impacted COVID-19 shipments, creating a cascade effect being felt in Halifax County.
UVa model predicts a decline if variants, relaxed behaviors of residents don’t cause a relapse.
Optimism mixed with warning to residents around the state: Do not become complacent.
A line of people waiting for an appointment to get their COVID-19 vaccine wrapped around the building at Halifax Pharmacy in South Boston on Tuesday morning.
In Halifax County, COVID-19 cases still remain elevated at higher rates than any month in 2020.
It was one and done for the Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team on Monday at Amherst County High School in the Region 4D quarterfinals, with the Lancers (8-3) using a 23-3 run in the third quarter to pull away to a 59-40 win.
The Comets were able to build a lead and never looked back.
Pre-k through third grade will be back in classroom next week; others will transition in phased approach during March, April.
Event at South Boston PATHS location is slated for Feb. 13; all slots are already filled.
After crossing the 2,000 COVID-19 case threshold Sunday, the local health department expects to see cases peak and then begin to fall this month, but officials warn now isn’t the time to ease back from tried-and-true virus prevention methods.
Seventy-two residents and staff members at Commonwealth Senior Living at South Boston received their first dose of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine Saturday.
Halifax County recorded another COVID-19 death on Tuesday morning, a day after a new strain of the coronavirus was confirmed in Virginia.
In August, Halifax County Public Schools launched the HCPS Community COVID-19 Task Force to strengthen communication and collaboration with local stakeholders in an effort to better meet the ever-evolving needs of students and families during the pandemic.
Halifax County Service Authority customers who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are receiving help with paying their water bills.
Variants become a new worry with possible peak caseload lasting months.
Halifax County moved into Phase 1b for vaccinations this week, which includes K-12 teachers and other school staff.
Demand far outpaces supply for shots.
In just one week, Halifax County added 322 new cases of COVID-19 — only three shy of the record-setting figure for the entire month of December — and the latest forecast shows those numbers could easily double heading into February.
Halifax County residents 65 and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine distribution when the local health district advances into a new phase Monday.
According to the Virginia Department of Corrections, 129 inmates and 10 staff members at Halifax Correctional Center Unit 23 have tested positive for COVID-19.
Discussions on return-to-school guidelines and a new proposal to have certain career and technical students return to school facilities for in-person instruction is on the table for Halifax County School Board members when they meet Monday evening at Halifax County Middle School.