While many Halifax County residents are turning up the heat in their homes to stay warm this time of year, others are seeking shelter from the cold.
New York Times bestselling author and bullying survivor turned activist Jodee Blanco will deliver a bullying survival and prevention seminar to the community on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Halifax County Middle School.
The Halifax County Board of Supervisors’ original vote of electing ED-3 supervisor Hubert Pannell as chairman and ED-7 supervisor Garland Ricketts as vice-chairman stands.
A 72-year-old South Boston man faces numerous charges after a police pursuit Tuesday evening ended with a crash on East Hyco Road, according to South Boston Police Department Lt. Randy Redd.
A 35-year-old Clover woman faces a felony charge possession of a weapon, not a gun, a felony charge of possession of a firearm with drugs, two felony charges of possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor drug charge of possession of marijuana and two misdemeanor charges of contribut…
Two individuals were injured and transported to the hospital in a single-vehicle wreck that occurred on Sunday at 6:40 p.m. on Highway 58 one-quarter mile east of Route 742 when a vehicle overturned down an embankment and caught fire.
A 38-year-old Nathalie woman, Jennette Phelps Brake, was indicted on charges of attempted murder and additional assault and firearm charges on Jan. 2, according to court records.
An estimated 22,000 protestors descended on the state Capitol on Monday in protest of proposed state gun control legislation.
RICHMOND — Thousands of people rallied for gun rights Monday in Richmond as part of Lobby Day, an annual event where citizens lobby legislators. It’s a day that typically brings numerous organizations to the State Capitol, though many canceled their scheduled events and left the lobbying to …
The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research is partnering with the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences and the Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech to launch a Controlled Environment Agricultu…
A call for a domestic disturbance Saturday morning on Crescent Drive led to authorities with the South Boston Police Department to discover items believed to be used in the production of methamphetamine, according to patrol Lt. Randy Redd.
The Halifax County High School ACE team competed in the first annual Piedmont District ACE Tournament Championship on Wednesday at George Washington High School in Danville.
RICHMOND — A coalition advocating for immigrant rights said they don’t want promises anymore, they want long overdue legislation passed. The Virginia Coalition for Immigrant Rights met Wednesday to push for two bills; one to allow undocumented immigrants to obtain a driver’s license and the …
RICHMOND — Virginia Commonwealth University issued a warning for students, faculty, staff, patients and visitors of the VCU Medical Center to remain “vigilant and aware of their surroundings” on Monday during the Capitol Lobby Day.
RICHMOND — Three bills that will prohibit firearm possession in public spaces, limit monthly handgun purchases and require background checks for firearm transfers passed the state Senate on Thursday, marking the first of stronger gun-control legislation proposed by the new Democratic majorit…
A 21-year-old South Boston man faces three felony charges of robbery and attempts and a felony charge of use of a firearm in commission of a felony, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
Two projects in the town of Halifax are taking a step forward after Tuesday evening’s council meeting: the purchase of new vehicles for the police and sanitation departments and the Halifax Downtown Streetscape Extension Project.
Representatives with the Halifax County Humane Society, Halifax County Paws and Claws SPCA and Halifax County Dog Squad recently collected dog food raised from the Halifax Village Association’s annual children’s Christmas parade.
A Halifax woman faces a charge of following too closely in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Tuesday morning at 8:35 a.m. at the intersection of Greens Folly Road and Halifax Road.
The Halifax County Business and Professional Council invite the public to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration program at First Baptist Church on Ferry Street in South Boston on Sunday.
Workers for J. Harman Saunders Construction, Inc. make headway on foundation work at 715 Wilborn Ave. in South Boston on Thursday morning for the future location of the SOVA Innovation Hub. Microsoft and Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation are partnering to bring the technology ce…
Rev. Dr. Otis R. Dillard, pastor of County Line Missionary Baptist Church, will be guest speaker for the L. E. Coleman African American Museum’s annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Breakfast Celebration on Monday.
Authorities with the South Boston Police Department are investigating vandalism at a local church and theft from vehicles in two separate incidents that occurred earlier this week.
When members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors gathered for their reorganizational meeting earlier this month, ED-3 Supervisor Hubert Pannell was named chairman, and ED-7 Supervisor Garland Ricketts was named vice chairman.
RICHMOND — Advocates dressed in black stood Wednesday at the base of the Virginia Civil Rights Memorial to voice their support of marijuana legalization, repeating a variation of, “the time is now,” in each of their statements.
A South Boston woman faces a charge of following too closely following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Saturday at 3:11 p.m. at the intersection of Sinai Road and Mountain Road.
RICHMOND — The National Rifle Association and hundreds of Second Amendment supporters flocked Monday to the State Capitol, voicing their opposition to proposed gun control bills in the Democrat controlled General Assembly.
South Boston Town Council at its Monday meeting gave the town the green light to start construction on an addition to the South Boston Fire Department at 403 Broad St.
“Give me liberty or give me death.” Those were the famous words spoken by American patriot Patrick Henry inciting colonists to prepare for war with Great Britain.
Repair. Renovate. Replacement. Those are the three options still on the table for Halifax County High School as Halifax County School Board works with the Halifax County Board of Supervisors to decide the future of the high school.
Patrick Henry Jolly, the fifth great grandson of Patrick Henry, the voice of the American Revolution, will present a program entitled “Not to the Strong Alone” during an assembly program at Halifax County Middle School on Monday.
The Southside Economic Development Committee of the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission once again tabled the town of Halifax’s $179,000 grant request for the Halifax War Memorial Heritage Tourism Site enhancement project when they met Tuesday.
Halifax Town Council is slated to review a revised resolution for a grant to fund two new police vehicles and a vehicle for the town’s sanitation department when they meet Tuesday.