A 54-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of obstruction of justice by threat/force as well as multiple driving charges, according to South Boston Police Department records.
Halifax County School Board members learned more about the process for building a replacement facility for Halifax County High School when they met last month in Halifax, as they listened to school superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg outline procedures for school construction under a state law …
A 28-year-old Scottsburg man, Dustin Dale Farrar, pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of felony charges for forgery, another charge for obtaining money under false pretenses and a misdemeanor charge for petty larceny.
Blood donations are at emergency levels, and patients are at risk of delayed care, according to Ginger Weaver, disaster program specialist for the American Red Cross, Virginia Capital Region, who is urging area residents to roll up their sleeves and give the gift of life.
It has been almost three years since Halifax resident Steven Edward Salley asked the Halifax County Service Authority for the last time to do right by him and correct a continuous overflow of sewage he said was destroying some five acres of his 100-plus acre farm.
Alton Glenn Beadles, who pleaded guilty in December to the murder of Wendy Cash in January 2017, was sentenced Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to serve 21 years in prison for the crime.
Halifax County Service Authority Board members at Thursday’s meeting approved a $5,000 donation to the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce to support implementation of the chamber’s strategic plan.
A 23-year-old Halifax man faces felony charges of kidnapping/abduction and assault while applying pressure and misdemeanor charges of assault and battery and vandalism, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
Deliveries of structural steel for the courthouse construction project has forced the closure of both lanes of Edmunds Boulevard and Blue Ridge Lane in the town of Halifax to through traffic this week and next week.
Alton Glenn Beadles, who pleaded guilty in December to the murder of Wendy Cash in January 2017, is scheduled to be sentenced at 2 p.m. on Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court.
Earlier this month, the South Boston-Halifax County Museum said a fond farewell to its first travelling art exhibition of 2019 sponsored by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
Actual temperatures may be higher in Death Valley, but humidity levels will make it feel as hot or hotter than the Southwest here over the next few days.
Virginia’s political leaders may now take a closer look at the importance of agriculture in their congressional districts, thanks to the 2017 U.S. Census of Agriculture.
A 44-year-old Gladys woman faces two felony charges of possession of a Schedule I/II substance and a misdemeanor charge of drug paraphernalia, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
The Tinkers Car Club will hold its re-scheduled spring Cruz-In from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Halifax Square Shopping Center parking lot located on Route 501 North, South Boston.
Anyone interested in becoming more comfortable with smartphones or tablets or who needs an email account or wants to understand Google Docs may find help available at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center.
An unsuccessful attempted robbery at Country Express on L. P. Bailey Memorial Highway in Volens Thursday is believed to be related to two previous incidents that occurred in that area in May, according to Halifax County Sheriff Fred S. Clark.
Halifax County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg recently got an up close look at how the school system operates in another country, this time Finland.
The civil suit filed by South Boston resident Christen Waddle against employees of the Halifax County animal control department has been settled as a result of the mediation proceedings held Thursday, according to federal court records.
A 56-year-old South Boston man faces charges of driving under the influence/driving under the influence of drugs and having no valid registration, according to South Boston Police Department records.
A 31-year-old South Boston man, Darren Lee Satterfield was indicted Thursday by a Halifax County Circuit Court grand jury on one felony count of malicious wounding and one felony count of grand larceny.
As the state winner of the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Award, Michael McDowell of Locust Level Farm will represent Virginia at the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo in Moultrie, Georgia Oct.15-17, according to Rebekah Slabach, agriculture extension agent for Halifax County.
The Tri-County Drug and Gang Task Force arrested 10 individuals from Southside Virginia for approximately 31 drug and firearms charges on Thursday, but seven additional suspects remain at large, according to Virginia State Police Public Relations Director Corinne Geller.
With temperatures in the 90s it was indeed the dog days of summer on Saturday at the South Boston Farmers Market for the third annual “Hot Dog Days of Summer.” South Boston Town Manager Tom Raab joined Mayor Ed Owens and members of town council in grilling hot dogs with all the fixings for b…
Halifax County cattleman and farmer Michael McDowell, owner of Locust Level Farm, has been recognized as the 2019 Virginia Farmer of the Year.
South Boston police are investigating three incidents within a two-day period earlier this week, including a report of a robbery on Short Street and a report of shots fired in the area of 1600 Irish Street, both during the early morning hours of Tuesday.
Both lanes of Edmunds Boulevard and Blue Ridge Lane in the town of Halifax will be closed to through traffic for approximately two weeks beginning Monday in order to facilitate the first deliveries of structural steel for the courthouse construction project.
A 50-year-old Richmond man faces felony charges for credit card larceny, fraud under false pretenses and credit card fraud, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
The Rotary Club of South Boston will be taking tickets and checking ID’s at the 39th Annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival scheduled for Friday, July 26 at Berry Hill Resort.
Following a difficult Fourth of July week for blood and platelet donations and ongoing challenges finding new blood donors, the American Red Cross now faces a blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for eligible individuals of all blood types to give now and prevent delays in medical care.
When Halifax County School Board member Sandra Garner Coleman worked as an after-school coordinator with 21st Century, she learned of a renaissance club that organized a receiving line on the first day of school filled with male role models.
A vehicle that was reported stolen in the town of South Boston is now in police custody after a Halifax Police Officer found it early Monday morning, according to Halifax Police Chief Stuart Comer.
Some big-money projects are on the horizon for the town of South Boston, and South Boston Town Council took a step forward at Monday’s meeting to help fund them.
Two individuals were transported to the hospital with minor injuries following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of Route 360 and Route 677.
A 34-year-old Halifax woman faces felony charges of being a convicted felon with a firearm and grand larceny of a firearm, according to Halifax County Sheriff Office records.
For the third year in a row, the Downtown South Boston Farmers Market is hosting the annual community cookout to celebrate the “Hot Dog Days of Summer.”
Virginia State Police identified the man who died in a single-vehicle accident that occurred at about 9:10 p.m. Saturday on Beulah Road, one-tenth of a mile west of Sawmill Trail.
Virginia saw a 2%drop in violent crime in 2018. But drug arrests rose 3%, including a 68.8% increase in arrests for stimulants such as methamphetamine, according to a report released recently by the Virginia State Police.