The Halifax County School Board plans to revisit its return-to-school plan at a special called meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Halifax County Middle School cafeteria.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced last week that Rebuild VA, the $70 million economic recovery fund launched in August, is expanding its eligibility criteria to allow more small businesses to apply.
On Wednesday evening, Gov. Ralph Northam and First Lady Pamela Northam were notified that a member of the Governor’s official residence staff, who works closely within the couple’s living quarters, had developed symptoms and subsequently tested positive for COVID-19.
Halifax County has added two more COVID-19 deaths for an official tally of six, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
Health officials are stressing the importance of getting an influenza vaccine, while continuing to follow social distancing guidelines to avoid coming into contact with the respiratory illness COVID-19.
COVID-19 cases in the Southside Health District — an area that encompasses Halifax, Mecklenburg and Brunswick counties — are continuing on a slow growth trajectory.
General relaxation of Halifax County residents is what health officials believe to be the reason behind the county recording its largest single-day increase of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.
Halifax County recorded its largest single-day increase of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.
RICHMOND — Though the federal government is asking states to prepare for the possibility of a COVID-19 vaccine within months, some Virginians differ on whether the vaccine should be mandatory when it becomes available.
On the same day Halifax County added two additional deaths from COVID-19, it also had the largest single-day jump in cases.
A broadband project will bring high-speed internet access to more than 600 homes in rural parts of Halifax County.
While the COVID-19 surge has abated in almost all of Virginia, according to a weekly report by the University of Virginia and the Virginia Department of Health, Southern Virginia localities continue to see large increases each week.
The surge of coronavirus cases across Southern Virginia is somewhat easing, according to the University of Virginia COVID-19 model.
Frontline workers have served the residents of Halifax County every day during the COVID-19 pandemic making sacrifices and taking risks by leaving their homes to do their job.
Halifax County is now a surge area for the coronavirus, according to a weekly update by the Virginia Department of Health and University of Virginia’s COVID-19 model.
Halifax County recorded a second COVID-19 death this week.
Help is on the way for small businesses in Halifax County impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible business owners now have the option of applying for the Halifax County Small Business Recovery Assistance Fund.
The state of Virginia surpassed 100,000 cases of COVID-19 on Sunday morning, according to the daily data update from the Virginia Department of Health.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday the launch of COVIDWISE, an innovative exposure notification app that will alert users if they have been in close contact with an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19. Virginia is the first state in the country to design a COVID-19 app using …
A staff member at the South Boston assisted living facility Sentara Woodview tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.
In the month of July, Halifax County more than doubled the number of COVID-19 cases, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health.
Agricultural producers still have time to apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Halifax Farm Service Agency.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused the greatest loss of health insurance in American history.
The Confederate monument in front of the Halifax County Courthouse is seen as a symbol of history. But for a sizable group of Halifax County citizens, the statue represents an era in the nation’s history that should not be glorified.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam visited the site of the future SOVA Innovation Hub in downtown South Boston on Thursday to highlight the importance of bringing high speed broadband to rural and unserved communities.
Surrounding localities have added to the COVID-19 death toll in recent days.
Despite cases of COVID-19 continuing to rise in Halifax County, with three new cases on Tuesday, the percent of those testing positive in the county and other counties in the south-central region is trending positively.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam warned Saturday that restrictions may have to be reimplemented with rising numbers of COVID-19 infections throughout the state.
The old store policy of “No shirt, no shoes, no service” has been replaced with “No shirt, no shoes, no mask, no service” during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The number of new COVID-19 cases has slowed within the last week, Virginia Health Department data shows.
There were 40 active cases of COVID-19 in Halifax County as of Tuesday morning, based on a two-week time standard widely used by health officials to measure the impact of the illness.
Halifax County crossed the 100-mark threshold of COVID-19 cases on Sunday morning, the last holdout among Southern Virginia localities with only double-digit figures last week.
The Halifax County School Board approved the following personnel report after a closed session during their Monday evening meeting in the Halifax County Middle School cafeteria.
Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday announced the adoption of statewide emergency workplace safety standards in response to the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.
Eleven employees of South Boston’s Dollar General Distribution Center have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Thursday morning, the company reported.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam highlighted the trajectory of the coronavirus in Virginia, executive actions taken, requirements, recommendations and guidelines in a press briefing Tuesday.
As COVID-19 cases increase around the state — especially in the Eastern Shore region — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is ramping up enforcement of face masks and social distancing regulations.
Halifax County added six new cases of COVID-19 since Sunday’s data report by the Virginia Department of Health.
As of Sunday morning, Halifax County had recorded 83 total cases of the severe respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus. That’s an increase of 34 cases in a two-week period.
South Boston’s Dollar General Distribution Center shut down its operations on Wednesday after learning that one of its employees had tested positive for COVID-19.
Halifax County’s COVID-19 caseload increased by five since Sunday’s data report by the Virginia Department of Health.
A total of over $4.6 million in grants has been awarded to projects in Region 3 to help the post-COVID-19 economic recovery in the region.
Danville Utilities — a regional utility provider that serves some customers in Halifax County — will resume disconnections for delinquent residential and commercial accounts starting Sept. 1.
Since Thursday, Halifax County has added six new cases of COVID-19, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health.
Halifax County’s COVID-19 caseload continues to rise day-over-day, and Mecklenburg County recorded two additional deaths linked to the virus, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
Hollering Hill Auction in Nathalie decided not to open its doors for auction Thursday as regularly scheduled after receiving a call from the local health department about a positive COVID-19 case.
On Tuesday evening, Gov. Ralph Northam announced that bar seating will remain prohibited in restaurants as the commonwealth moved into Phase Three on Wednesday.
COVID-19 cases continue a steady climb in Southside Virginia.
Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday launched the Virginia Rent and Mortgage Relief Program, which will provide $50 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funding for households facing eviction or foreclosure due to COVID-19.
The director of the Southside Health District attributes many factors to the increasing caseload of COVID-19 across Southern Virginia, including vacations to Myrtle Beach.