A South Boston man, David Reginald Jones was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison, with all but two years and 36 months suspended for abduction by force and other related charges.
A 46-year-old Keysville man, Jason Franklin Maxwell, of Blue Stone Road, faces multiple charges stemming from a Saturday night incident including felony elusion of police, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
No one spoke during a public hearing at the Halifax County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday regarding the move of the Halifax County Officer of Voter Registration and the precincts of central absentee, courthouse and South Boston.
Statewide and local efforts to bring broadband to unserved areas continued Monday when the Halifax County Board of Supervisors met and joined a memorandum of understanding between EMPOWER and Dominion.
A local baseball hall of famer, all-star Republican Grove community member, Halifax County supervisor, tobacco farmer and family man are ways the late Richard E. “Dickie” Abbott will be remembered.
Because of an increase in local COVID-19 cases, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital will change its visitation policy starting Wednesday.
Three Halifax County men and one North Carolina man each face a felony charge of assault and battery by mob, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
A 37-year-old Nathalie man, Eric J. Thornton, was charged Tuesday with reckless driving and failure to maintain proper control after falling asleep at the wheel, running off the road and striking road signs, according to a report filed by Virginia State Trooper D.T. Spencer.
“Vaccination rates are still below herd immunity levels and, with many Virginians returning to normal, the virus has room to run," researchers said Friday.
Dozens of antique cars cruised into the Halifax Farmer’s Market Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. as part of the Tinkers Car Club cruz-in in partnership with Viny’s Italian Restaurant. Tinkers Car Club President Les Cook estimated a total of 80 to 85 participants. “We had a real good turnout. Everyo…
A 33-year-old South Boston woman, Tonja Lashay Sydnor, was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court on charges stemming from the May 27, 2019 death of her 5-year-old son Christian Sydnor.
Amidst the green, rolling farmland in Halifax County, another “green” commodity is popping up: solar sites generating green energy. All of the sites are located in agricultural zoned areas.
A former Halifax man is set to serve a six month jail sentence at home using the Home Electronic Monitoring System along with 12 months of supervised probation after being sentenced July 19 in Halifax General District Court after a bench trial for charges related to the December 2019 shootin…
Halifax County School Board once again put off the question they’ve been debating for the past three years — to build a new Halifax County High School or to renovate the high school?
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is recommending — not mandating —all Virginians wear a mask in public spaces with an increased risk of COVID-19 transmission after the Centers for Disease Control debuted new guidance Tuesday.
Halifax County Planning Commission recommended Tuesday approval of a 4-megawatt solar facility to be placed in Clover along with a recommendation to increase the buffer surrounding a portion of the property that adjourns neighbors who voiced opposition at the public hearing.
Southside Virginia Community College received the Gerald L. Baliles Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative Award from the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education to help close the educational attainment gap between the Rural Horseshoe region and the state at large.
The Halifax County Historical Society has a new home but the same mission, continuing its support and recognition of history at the Chaffin House, located at 110 Mountain Road in Halifax.
Brent Gaither will be leaving his position as the executive director of the North Spokane YMCA in Washington next month and heading 2,500 miles east to the town of South Boston.
Smiles were seen all around on June 29 when Summer Success students zipped out of buses and cars heading into five different elementary sites to begin 57 hours of engaging summer instruction in reading, math and writing in Halifax County Public Schools.
A 33-year-old South Boston woman, Tonja Lashay Sydnor, awaits sentencing for voluntary manslaughter charges in the death of her 5-year-old son Christian Sydnor. Sydnor’s sentencing is set for 1:30 p.m. Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court.
The town of Halifax is set to receive a $7,000 Community Vitality Grant to go toward their project “Transforming Spaces into Great Places: Halifax Downtown Connections.”
New proposed solar facilities in Halifax County will be the topic of a 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Halifax County Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors meeting.
A 24-year-old Scottsburg woman, Jasmine Chantal Lovelace, of 3223 S. Terrys Bridge Road, faces a felony charge of violating probation on a felony offense, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
The decision to renovate or rebuild Halifax County High School is one that the Halifax County School Board has been debating for years.
Viny Sarnataro and the Tinkers welcome all owners of classic cars and trucks, and streetrods to the new Viny’s Italian Restaurant at the Halifax Farmers Market from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday for a Tinkers Car Club Cruz-In.
The Halifax County Animal Control hosted an adoption event Saturday at the local shelter offering discounts for adopters. Some rescue organizations are experiencing a surge in animal surrenders following a high number of adoptions during the pandemic. Currently, that’s not impacting the loca…
A 29-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of shooting an occupied vehicle and a misdemeanor charge of entering property to damage, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
Halifax County families can now sign up their young children who are under the age of 5 to receive a free book once a month starting in September thanks to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, the teamwork of several locals and the donations of many.
A “Crumbling Schools Tour” at Halifax County High School Thursday morning raised awareness on a statewide level for the need to renovate the high school or build a new school.
All good things must come to an end, so the saying goes, and Saturday, Aug. 21, will be the last day visitors to the South Boston-Halifax County Museum can view The Booming 1950s exhibit.
A 33-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of child cruelty/injure child and a misdemeanor charge each of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and trespassing, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
A Nathalie man was sentenced Thursday to serve six years in prison for multiple charges stemming from a March 2020 shooting that occurred when Matthew Howard Tuck discharged a firearm in a moving vehicle and fired shots at a residence on Shepherd Street after entering into a plea agreement w…
RICHMOND — Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane is reminding parents to make sure that their children’s immunizations are up to date — especially students and young children subject to new requirements that went into effect on July 1.
Gov. Ralph Northam is calling on all Virginians to prepare for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, which started June 1 and lasts through Nov. 30. The beginning of hurricane season is the ideal time for Virginians to learn their risk for inland or coastal flooding, find out which evacuation …