No one spoke during a public hearing at the Halifax County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday regarding the move of the Halifax County Officer of Voter Registration and the precincts of central absentee, courthouse and South Boston.

Statewide and local efforts to bring broadband to unserved areas continued Monday when the Halifax County Board of Supervisors met and joined a memorandum of understanding between EMPOWER and Dominion.

Halifax County Board of Supervisors gave the green light to three more solar facilities, all in the Clover area, including one on county administrator Scott Simpson’s property.

A 37-year-old Nathalie man, Eric J. Thornton, was charged Tuesday with reckless driving and failure to maintain proper control after falling asleep at the wheel, running off the road and striking road signs, according to a report filed by Virginia State Trooper D.T. Spencer.

Dozens of antique cars cruised into the Halifax Farmer’s Market Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. as part of the Tinkers Car Club cruz-in in partnership with Viny’s Italian Restaurant. Tinkers Car Club President Les Cook estimated a total of 80 to 85 participants. “We had a real good turnout. Everyo…

Amidst the green, rolling farmland in Halifax County, another “green” commodity is popping up: solar sites generating green energy. All of the sites are located in agricultural zoned areas.

Halifax County Planning Commission recommended Tuesday approval of a 4-megawatt solar facility to be placed in Clover along with a recommendation to increase the buffer surrounding a portion of the property that adjourns neighbors who voiced opposition at the public hearing.

A 55-year-old Scottsburg man faces a charge of possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance with the intent to distribute subsequent offense.

The Healthy Harvest Community Garden will open to the public from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 7.

Southside Virginia Community College received the Gerald L. Baliles Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative Award from the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education to help close the educational attainment gap between the Rural Horseshoe region and the state at large.

Brent Gaither will be leaving his position as the executive director of the North Spokane YMCA in Washington next month and heading 2,500 miles east to the town of South Boston.

Smiles were seen all around on June 29 when Summer Success students zipped out of buses and cars heading into five different elementary sites to begin 57 hours of engaging summer instruction in reading, math and writing in Halifax County Public Schools.

A 21-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of driving under the influence, according to South Boston Police Department records.

A 33-year-old South Boston woman, Tonja Lashay Sydnor, awaits sentencing for voluntary manslaughter charges in the death of her 5-year-old son Christian Sydnor. Sydnor’s sentencing is set for 1:30 p.m. Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court.

Federal agency reverses course, now recommends wearing face coverings in areas with high transmission rates, like Halifax County.

A 24-year-old Scottsburg woman, Jasmine Chantal Lovelace, of 3223 S. Terrys Bridge Road, faces a felony charge of violating probation on a felony offense, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Viny Sarnataro and the Tinkers welcome all owners of classic cars and trucks, and streetrods to the new Viny’s Italian Restaurant at the Halifax Farmers Market from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday for a Tinkers Car Club Cruz-In.

The Halifax County Animal Control hosted an adoption event Saturday at the local shelter offering discounts for adopters. Some rescue organizations are experiencing a surge in animal surrenders following a high number of adoptions during the pandemic. Currently, that’s not impacting the loca…

Southside Virginia Community College will continue with a full schedule of classes for the fall semester beginning Aug. 23.

A 29-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of shooting an occupied vehicle and a misdemeanor charge of entering property to damage, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Halifax County families can now sign up their young children who are under the age of 5 to receive a free book once a month starting in September thanks to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, the teamwork of several locals and the donations of many.

All good things must come to an end, so the saying goes, and Saturday, Aug. 21, will be the last day visitors to the South Boston-Halifax County Museum can view The Booming 1950s exhibit.

A 33-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of child cruelty/injure child and a misdemeanor charge each of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and trespassing, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

A Nathalie man was sentenced Thursday to serve six years in prison for multiple charges stemming from a March 2020 shooting that occurred when Matthew Howard Tuck discharged a firearm in a moving vehicle and fired shots at a residence on Shepherd Street after entering into a plea agreement w…

RICHMOND — Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane is reminding parents to make sure that their children’s immunizations are up to date — especially students and young children subject to new requirements that went into effect on July 1.