A public hearing on a conditional use permit that would allow Thomas “Andy” Hughes to operate an ATV park on Chisolm Trail, that has received both positive and negative remarks, is set to go before the Halifax County Planning Commission and the Halifax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.

A 30-year-old Nathalie man faces a felony charge of entering a structure to commit assault and battery or another felony and a misdemeanor charge of petit larceny, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

A Halifax man was sentenced Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to five years in jail for a felony charge of being a violent felon in possession/transporting a weapon.

Halifax County Public School superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg was recognized as a superintendent of the year followed by a number of students for their year of achievements during the Halifax County School Board meeting Monday evening.

On Monday night, Glenn Youngkin persevered through one of the most competitive statewide nominations in Virginia political history and won the Republican Party of Virginia’s gubernatorial nomination.

Crowds packed the Halifax County Fairgrounds Friday and Saturday for the 17th Annual Heritage & Antique Machinery Festival. A tractor pull, live bluegrass music, classic cars and antique machinery on display, demonstrations of old-fashioned crafts and techniques and the festival fare of …

A 21-year-old Danville woman damaged a church marquee in the northern end of the county Monday when she wrecked at 3:37 p.m. on L.P. Bailey Memorial Highway 475 feet south of Millstone Church Trail.

This summer will be all about Tails & Tales at the Halifax County-South Boston Public Library.

This summer the Southside Virginia Area Health Education Center (SVAHEC) will provide a free virtual four-day Health Careers Summer Camp. Open to students in grades 9-12, the camp will provide the opportunity to attend one of two health careers summer camp sessions, scheduled June 21-24 and …

A 35-year-old South Boston woman faces a felony charge of violating probation and a misdemeanor charge each of assault and battery and destruction of property, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

A Roxboro, North Carolina, man was sentenced Friday to four years in jail for a felony charge of possession of a gun with a schedule I or II controlled substance, a felony charge of being a nonviolent felon in possession of a gun and a felony charge of possession with intent to manufacture a…

A 16-year-old male juvenile from South Boston faces a charge of reckless driving failure to maintain proper control following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Saturday at 8:35 p.m. on Virgilina Road a half of a mile east of Huell Matthews Highway.

U.S. Air Force Col. Kim N. Campbell will speak to graduates participating in Averett University’s Spring Commencement ceremony on Saturday.

A community that would be friendly to the environment could be coming to the Alton community if Halifax County Board of Supervisors approves their planed use development application when they meet Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. in the Mary Bethune Office Complex.

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.

A young Clover man died at the scene of an ATV accident that occurred Friday at 7:56 p.m. at Buscho Beach, an ATV park in Goldsboro, North Carolina, where thousands had attended over the weekend for their Mud Bash event.

Since November, the L.E. Coleman African American Museum has routinely held food giveaways at their Mountain Road location serving anywhere from 75 to 80 families each time.

The town of Halifax Solid Waste Department will conduct its annual free spring clean up for town residents and businesses by appointment only on Friday, May 14 and Saturday, May 15.