Halifax Town Council authorized town manager Carl Espy to move forward with a Southside Economic Development grant when they met Tuesday evening.
Two individuals face drug charges following the execution of a search warrant at a residence on Watkins Avenue in South Boston, according to Halfiax County Sheriff Fred S. Clark.
Even though Superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg has received word that all nine of the county schools will receive accreditation, there’s “always room for improvement,” he said Thursday.
Like others in the county, this was a transition year for second grader Karmeron Powell and fourth grader Jamius Chappell.
A 60-year-old Halifax woman was transported to the hospital with injuries suffered in a two-vehicle wreck that happened shortly after 2 p.m. Monday in front of her home located at 4178 L.P. Bailey Memorial Highway.
Francine Davis, former Halifax County Middle School seventh grade assistant principal, is moving to Sinai Elementary where she will serve as principal.
For moms, dads and grandparents who are helping children get ready for the first day of school, Misunderstood’s free back-to-school haircut event is a relief.
Nine of nine was the goal, and this school year Halifax County public schools achieved that goal, but it took the efforts of everyone in the school division to realize the accomplishment.
A 45-year-old Clarksville man faces a felony charge for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon and a misdemeanor charge for possession of marijuana, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
It was a day of camaraderie and collaboration as the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) hosted a welcome reception for the region’s new community college presidents.
When the school board meets Monday night at 6:30 p.m. in the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax, Dr. Scott Worner, interim director of secondary education, is expected to lead a facility discussion on the latest plans and proposals for Halifax County High School, while Jeff Davis, studen…
Wednesday is the first day of school in Halifax County, and students and parents took the opportunity to meet teachers and staff from both Halifax County High School and Halifax County Middle School during open houses at both schools on Thursday.
Halifax Town Council is seeking additional funding to support the VDOT Smart Scale project for improvements to the turning radius on Route 360 at the Mountain Road and Highway 501, Main Street intersection in the town of Halifax.
South Boston Town Council will consider a proposed $3.4 million amendment to the fiscal year 2019-2020 budget on its second and final reading at Monday’s monthly council meeting.
A 31-year-old South Boston man, Roger Clayton Martin Jr., entered an Alford plea Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a charge of carnal knowledge.
The Halifax and South Boston farmers markets each celebrated National Farmers Market Week in a big way on Saturday, with special activities on top of the usual farm fresh produce offered for sale.
It’s not often that someone lives to celebrate a 107th birthday, but long-time Halifax County resident Katherine McCargo did just that on Thursday at Sentara Woodview nursing home.
The courthouse construction project is showing progress, with structural steel erection and continued installation of footings and structural retaining walls, Scott Simpson, county administrator, told supervisors on Monday.
The Vernon Hill Community Men’s Group invites the public to Oak Level Volunteer Fire Department from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, for a back to school event.
Downtown South Boston Farmers Market along with farmers markets across the country are celebrating the 20th year of National Farmers Market Week this Saturday.
Heritage House Home Furnishings is hosting a benefit for Garrett Berneche and family from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the Heritage House Home Furnishings parking lot across from Halifax County High School, at 3501 Old Halifax Road. His daughters, Calliope and Mina Berneche, urge the public to su…
One of two transformers feeding Halifax County High School is currently being jumped by the other, according to Jeremy Slayton of media relations with Dominion Energy.
A 39-year-old Lynchburg man faces four felony charges – two for grand larceny over $500 and two for identity theft, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
The Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System has received a $1,000 grant from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists to purchase books focusing on medical imaging and radiation therapy.
Two individuals were arrested Wednesday and multiple suspected drugs were seized following the execution of a search warrant at a residence on Stage Coach Road in Nathalie.
The Vaughan House, a two-story Italianate frame residence located on Washington Avenue in the South Boston Historic District, has recently been named to the National Register of Historic Places. The National Register designation was bestowed by the National Park Service, a division of the U.…
Members of fire and rescue were given multiple shots to show off their strength, but it was ultimately members of the local police departments who were given the bragging rights after the tug of war at National Night Out on Tuesday night.
LIFE’s annual Back-to-School Supply Drive went off without a hitch Sunday afternoon when hundreds of children and their parents showed up at Edmunds Park for a day of fun.
Halifax Farmers Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week with special events at the market on Saturday.
The long-awaited independent third party evaluation of a facility assessment and master plan study related to Halifax County High School received a thorough vetting at the board of supervisors meeting on Monday.