South Boston Speedway coordinated with the Virginia Department of Health to have a mobile clinic prior to their Saturday evening race.
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No tax increases are proposed in the town of South Boston’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2021-2022.
On Friday, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital shared a special memorial that has been placed in the healing garden on the Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital Campus.
Part of health department’s efforts to reach rural areas; county’s vaccination rates lag statewide average
Gov. Ralph Northam teased a possible June 15 date for mitigation measures and restrictions to be lifted during a Thursday morning press conference that brought “good news” of COVID-19 numbers trending downward.
About 15 tractors, some antique and other newer models, made their way from Halifax County Fairgrounds to downtown South Boston back up to Hupps Mill Plaza where they stopped for lunch before completing the rest of their route on Saturday morning. Some pulled trailers giving families the cha…
Halifax County is averaging its lowest level of COVID-19 infections since last summer, but vaccination rates are lagging compared with the rest of the state.
Governor rolls back some restrictions in Va. as more vaccines flowing into arms.
On Saturday, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital surpassed 5,000 COVID-19 vaccines administered to residents of Halifax and Mecklenburg counties.
Cases nudge upward in Halifax County as University of Virginia model continues to show potential for summer surge.
Variant now dominant strain in Virginia; vaccine hesitancy emerging as largest threat to prolonged pandemic.
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.
Dozens of Halifax County students in quarantine; head nurse for system says community outbreak is to blame
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.
Shots fired at virus: More than 1,000 receive COVID-19 vaccine Saturday’s mass clinic in Halifax County
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.