The Washington Coleman Community Center will reopen a Senior Fit and Functional Chair Class with restrictions and limitations of participants starting Monday.
“The Fourth of July needs to end in a ‘Wham! Bang!’ fireworks show,” said Tamyra Vest, executive director of Destination Downtown South Boston and coordinator of the fireworks display, and it will with fireworks shot from the Southern Virginia Higher Ed Center.
The Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System has put off moving to Phase Three of the library’s reopening plan until at least July 20.
The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research in Danville was one of only five organizations in Virginia to be awarded federal competitive funding by the Corporation for National and Community Service in support of continuing its Dan River Year AmeriCorps program.
The 62 Annual Halifax County Junior Livestock Show was held over two days — June 27-28 — at Hollering Hills. Due to COVID-19, organizers decided to have scheduled times for each animal group to cut down on the people there. On June 27, lambs, goats and rabbits were shown. Hogs and cattle wer…
When parents Stephanie Culley of Cluster Springs and Beth Farmer of Alton opened the “HCPS Back to School 2020-2021 Family Survey,” they were disappointed to see only two options — a hybrid option that included face-to-face learning or solely online learning.
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.
New South Boston Town Council members were sworn in and outgoing council members were honored for their service at Monday evening’s council meeting in Council Chambers on Yancey Street.
On Tuesday evening, Gov. Ralph Northam announced that bar seating will remain prohibited in restaurants as the commonwealth moved into Phase Three on Wednesday.
In order to increase the primary exhibit’s public visibility and increase visitor access, the Halifax County Historical Society has joined with the South Boston-Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History to transfer the Crossing of the Dan exhibit to the Museum for permanent display.
A 16-year-old male juvenile of Halifax was transported to the hospital with injuries following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Sunday at 11:06 a.m. on Burton Road, three-tenths of a mile north of Bagwell Drive.
Landscapers Preston Crowder and Cale Newton of Jerry Epps Landscaping searched for the water line Tuesday morning around the Halifax War Memorial as part of their irrigation efforts.
A 56-year-old Alton man, Thomas Patrick Doyle, was sentenced Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to charges related to a wreck on June 25, 2019, that took the life of a passenger in his vehicle.
The Virginia Department of Health encourages all Virginians to respond and engage with legitimate contact tracing calls and emails while remaining vigilant against scams.
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.
Danville Community College, in keeping with the COVID-19 taskforce plan and the recommendations set forth by the Virginia Community College System, plans to partially reopen its campus to students who are enrolled in technical/workforce programs that require face-to-face instruction on Wednesday.
The next phase of the Halifax Downtown Revitalization Project is scheduled to begin Tuesday, weather permitting, according to Halifax town manager Carl Espy.
Sinai Elementary School recently held a drive-thru ceremony to recognize the promotion of the fifth grade students. Families decorate their vehicles and cheer their graduates on as they walk the runway to receive their promotion certificates. Chloe Miller was recognized and awarded a trophy …
Helping local small businesses adjust to COVID-19 demands while achieving their long-term business goals is a topic on the agenda for Monday evening’s South Boston Town Council meeting. The meeting is set for 6:15 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 502 Yancey St.
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.
A 17-year-old is facing charges after South Boston police report a suspect fired shots Friday night in the area of the Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium at Halifax County Middle School, striking a vehicle.
Sinai Elementary School student Azire Lipscomb used her artistic ability to paint this fifth grade class of 2020 ceiling tile for the school.
Congress has introduced a bill that would enable more farmers to participate in the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program.
FAIRFAX — Meg Fregoso, a nurse practitioner, used to see patients who previously had a lung transplant at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Now she uses telehealth to meet patients.
Daniel Gade was tapped for the Republican nomination to battle against U.S. Sen. Mark Warner for the Senate seat, and Cameron Webb captured the 5th District Democratic nomination in Tuesday’s primary elections.
Excitement filled the parking lot during the Fifth Grade Drive-up Promotional Ceremony on June 6 at Scottsburg Elementary School. Due to the coronavirus, the fifth grade students were able to experience a unique format of being promoted to the sixth grade. A parade of vehicles carrying the f…
A 30-year-old Halifax man was transported to the hospital with injuries following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Sunday shortly after midnight on Chatham Road, one mile north of Route 360.
David Duffer, principal of Clays Mill Elementary School, believes in meeting students where they are academically and working with them to get them where they need to be.
After teasing a possible Friday start day to Phase Three of the reopening of Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that Virginia would not enter into Phase Three until July 1.
After seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases a week ago, Halifax County caseload has remained steady since Wednesday.
Averett University has announced its phased, on-campus reopening plan for the upcoming fall 2020 semester called “One Averett, Together Again.”
Members of the Halifax County School Board are set to meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Halifax County Middle School cafeteria for the payment of final bills for the current fiscal year.