The Virginia Coronavirus Fraud Task Force and Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigations (IRS-CI) are warning taxpayers to be alert about possible scams relating to COVID-19 economic impact payments.

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office spent hours Friday morning searching a stretch of Huell Matthews Highway in the Cluster Springs community for a firearm related to a homicide that occurred in the early morning of March 29 in the area, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

A 34-year-old Roxboro, North Carolina man faces a felony charge of being a fugitive, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Two individuals from North Carolina were transported to the hospital with injuries after they struck a deer while riding their motorcycle Friday at 2:45 p.m. on Charlie Lawson Road a half of a mile south of Route 96.

RICHMOND — Students and teachers at all levels of education are transitioning from classroom to computer as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to rise. Not every subject lends itself to a smooth transition to distance learning, as students and instructors have discovered.

On Wednesday, Virginia Health Commissioner Dr. Norman Oliver, in response to a surge in demand of potential treatments for COVID-19 for drugs commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, HIV, lupus, malaria and bacterial infections, reminded physicians and pharmacists that these life-sustain…

A 40-year-old Nathalie man faces a felony charge of grand larceny and a misdemeanor charge of obstruction of justice/no threat, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

A 26-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of following too close following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred March 19 at 6:53 p.m. on Bill Tuck Highway at John Randolph Blvd.

Emergency benefits will be made available to Virginia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants during the months of March and April, as part of a provision set forth by the Families First Coronavirus Responses Act of 2020.

A 38-year-old Nathalie woman, Cynthia Gale Mays of Sandy Ridge Road, faces multiple charges of forgery and fraud and a charge of embezzlement, according to South Boston Police Department records.

The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be held on Saturday, April 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Winn’s Creek Baptist Church, and officials of the American Red Cross say the need for blood donations has never been greater.

Following Gov. Ralph Northam’s Monday announcement of Executive Order 53, South Boston town manager Tom Raab announced new operational procedures Tuesday afternoon.

Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane announced Tuesday that he is using his authority under Gov. Ralph Northam’s Executive Order 51 to ensure that high school seniors who were on track to earn a diploma later this spring are able to graduate, despite the closure of schools for the…

An unidentified man was transported to the hospital with injures following a two-vehicle wreck around noon Friday at the intersection of Easley Street and Broad Street in South Boston.