Visions of sugar plums came to life as hundreds of county residents stepped into Candy Land during downtown South Boston’s Christmas parade as they waited to see the jolly old elf, Santa.
Authorities with the South Boston Police Department have obtained warrants for malicious wounding and assault and battery against 42-year-old Jessie Ray Bowers of South Boston in connection with a stabbing, according to Lt. Randy Redd.
A 33-year-old Clover man, Richard Anthony Jones, will serve a total of two months and 10 days in jail for three driving-related charges, as ordered by Judge Kimberley S. White following a bench trial in Halifax County Circuit Court on Monday.
Stephanie Robinson, administrator of the Career Tech Academy (CTA) at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC), recognizes the importance of such a career cluster for area students.
Halifax County native Edith Edmunds, 94, sews on most days. In the beginning, she used a Singer treadle machine powered by her foot. Later, she modified it with a motor. Now it sits idle in her kitchen needing repair. But it remains her favorite.
A 33-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of reckless driving/failure to maintain proper control following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred at 6 p.m. Sunday on State Route 659, a half of a mile east of State Route 683.
The whole family is invited to come to downtown South Boston on Saturday and celebrate “Christmas in Candy Land” during the Christmas parade starting at 5 p.m.
With shops like Colby’s Relaxation Station or Bri’s Gaming Boutique, 60 Halifax County Public School students learned a lesson in entrepreneurship and marketing during the 2019 Elementary Gifted Program Market Day at The Prizery on Wednesday.
A 50-year-old South Boston man faces felony charges of rape, kidnapping/abduction and assault while applying pressure and a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery of a family member, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
A 65-year-old Douglasville, Georgia, man was transported to the hospital with injuries following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred at 7:30 a.m. Sunday on Highway 58, a mile east of State Route 696.
Beacon Towers will have a proposed tower site in northern Halifax County all to itself, after supervisors on Monday shot down a conditional use permit application for Tower North Development to build a telecommunications tower a short distance away from the tower proposed by Beacon Towers at…
Mental health, security and compensation were some of the key components discussed when Halifax County School Board members met for a public input hearing and budget work session Monday evening.
Supervisors adopted a financing resolution effective from 2019-2035 and also approved the tax certificate and lease purchase contract for a new emergency communications radio system at Monday’s meeting.
Two persons were injured Monday evening when a tractor-trailer and farm tractor collided in the east bound lane on James D. Hagood Highway (Highway 360) near Terry’s Bridge Road in Scottsburg.
Keisha Jackson and Wanda Stevens from KJ’s Cake Creations talked to first graders at South Boston Elementary School on how they use math to make cupcakes. Students learned about the measuring tools used to make the cupcakes. They talked about fractions and measuring spoons and cups. Student…
The public is urged to make plans now to attend the Winter Festival at Scottsburg Elementary from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. There will be lots of games, prizes, cakewalks, raffles, Santa’s Workshop and much more. Dinner will be provided for a small fee, as well as desserts.
When thinking about investment firms, one may think it’s all about numbers or the return on investment, and while that’s always important for TFX Capital, their focus is on the people they invest in and what they’re trying to accomplish across the world.
Halifax County has joined a growing number of localities passing resolutions declaring themselves Second Amendment Sanctuaries with a unanimous vote (8-0) by Halifax County Board of Supervisors on Monday before a packed house of approximately 500 gun rights supporters at Mary Bethune gym in …
Authorities with the South Boston Police Department are investigating a breaking and entering and larceny at Trinity Episcopal Church on Yancey Street in South Boston.
Halifax County Sheriff’s Office authorities are investigating a robbery that occurred Sunday night at the Valero Store on Philpott Road in South Boston.
A Scottsburg man faces a charge of following too closely following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Wednesday at 7:49 a.m. at the intersection of John Randolph Blvd at Hamilton Blvd.
The public will have the chance to speak on the FY2020-2021 school budget when Halifax County School Board meets for a public input hearing on the budget and budget work session.
Details have been released in the investigation that resulted in the arrest of 55-year-old Jerry Remines of Yates Street in South Boston who was charged with one count of possession of child pornography and one count of computer trespass.
Monday’s meeting of the board of supervisors is being moved to the Mary Bethune Gym, due to the anticipated crowd for the Second Amendment sanctuary issue on the agenda.
With the 2019-2020 flu season underway, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) encourages all Virginians age 6 months and older who haven’t received their annual influenza vaccine to get one now. State health officials gathered Friday to highlight the importance of the vaccine and to receiv…
A 55-year-old South Boston man faces charges of producing/distributing child porn and computer trespass, according to South Boston Police Department records.
Red Hill Plantation in Brookneal was among 19 projects recently awarded a total of $5.89 million in Virginia Land Conservation Foundation (VLCF) grants to protect more than 17,000 acres of land across the commonwealth.
A 32-year-old South Boston man, Darren Lee Satterfield, pleaded guilty Monday to a charge for malicious wounding after reaching a plea agreement with the commonwealth.
Individuals with various disabilities who may not normally get to hunt otherwise were given the chance after the Halifax Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and Virginia Wheelin’ Sportsman partnered for the 16th annual Wheelin’ Sportsman deer hunt at Staunton River State Park on S…
Dress up pets in their holiday best and participate in “Santa Paws,” the children’s Christmas and pet parade scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the town of Halifax at the Halifax Farmers Market.
More Americans are working from home, and that’s especially true in Virginia and in the Washington, D.C., metro area, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
A 29-year-old South Boston woman faces felony charges of assault with intent to maim and kidnapping by abduction and a misdemeanor charge of vandalism of telephone equipment, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
Longtime public works employee C. W. Crowder Jr. is the new South Boston public works director, succeeding Danny McCormick, who announced his retirement last month.
A 56-year-old South Boston woman was transported to the hospital with serious injuries following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday on State Route 676 (Ashbury Church Road), a half of a mile west of State Route 672 (Jones Trail).
Southside Community Services Board continued in its commitment to serve the counties of Halifax, Brunswick and Mecklenburg by hosting its third crisis intervention training class. This nationally recognized week-long class was attended by 20 law enforcement officers from local police departm…
Virginians will be able to feed their families a Thanksgiving meal for a little over $6 per person this year, according to an informal price survey conducted by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation.
Thanks to members of Abiding Branch Christian Ministries dozens of individuals received a Thanksgiving meal a week early at Washington-Coleman Community Center in South Boston as part of their many outreaches.
J. E. Burton Construction submitted the low bid for construction of an expansion for the South Boston Fire Department, coming in at $1,404,185, and South Boston Town Council, minus three council members, advanced the issue to its Dec. 9 meeting.
From the first Thanksgiving at Virginia’s Berkeley Hundred plantation in 1619, Virginians have gathered to give thanks and enjoy family, friends and fun during the holiday. Special time together can continue past the last slice of pie with a visit to Virginia State Parks.
Police have identified the victim that was struck Saturday evening at the intersection of Easley Street and Broad Street and transported to the hospital with serious injuries.