Halifax County Treasurer Ruth S. Oakes would like to notify the citizens of Halifax County that the 2021 personal property tax bills will be mailed out this week and payments are due by Dec. 6.

A pair of colorful feathered peacocks roosted over a group of Master Gardeners dressed as 1920 flappers. Shepherding the group was dapper dude Bill McCaleb, sporting his bright red velvet hat and adorned with multi-colored peacock feathers in his suit’s patch pocket.

Halifax County Planning Commission breezed through recommending approval of conditional use permits for two solar facilities to operate in the county following two joint public hearings Tuesday with the Halifax County Board of Supervisors in which only one person spoke.

A 35-year-old Kenbridge man face a charge of driving under the influence following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Wednesday at 12:15 a.m. on Cowford Road a quarter of a mile south of Flashback Street.

The Southern Piedmont Master Naturalists hosted a guided walk-and-talk Sept. 16 along the Tobacco Heritage Trail featuring Dean Cumbia, director of forest resource management with the Virginia Department of Forestry.

A 38-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge each of assault and battery of a police officer and probation violation, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

A South Boston man was sentenced Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to serve three months in jail for violating probation.

Five deaths are associated with an August outbreak of COVID-19 at a long-term care facility in South Boston, the Virginia Department of Health reports.

Each year more horseback riders make their way to Cluster Springs to raise money for the Cluster Springs Volunteer Fire Department than the year before, and on Saturday morning, 256 horseback riders headed out on the nine-mile trail ride. Between the trail ride, entertainment and dinner, the…

Rising caseloads coupled with more people fleeing health care profession putting some facilities in pinch.

Halifax County High School principal Michael Lewis crowned the homecoming king and queen at the Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium Friday during halftime of the homecoming football game versus Park View High School. The 2021 homecoming queen was awarded to senior Comet Alaysia Chappell and the ho…

Sinai Elementary School’s mum fundraiser, provided by Paige’s Produce, was a success this year with a total of 677 mums sold. Top sellers are pictured with principal Francine Davis.

EMPOWER Broadband and the Southside Planning District Commission (SPDC) have submitted a grant application to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development’s Virginia Telecommunications Initiative (VATI) to provide universal fiber-to-the-home broadband coverage, over a 36-mont…

One South Boston mother received a scare that no mother wants to experience Tuesday morning when her 3-year-old daughter was left on a Halifax County Public School bus that morning.

The U.S. Department of Education announced that Danville Community College will receive another five-year federal TRIO Educational Opportunity Center grant of $1.36 million to help high school seniors, unemployed workers, low-wage workers and returning high school and college students enter …

Voters can begin selecting their choice for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, delegate, supervisors and school board today with in-person absentee voting.

A 31-year-old Vernon Hill man faces a charge of driving under the influence following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Saturday evening, according to an accident report filed by Virginia State Trooper J. A. Wilmoth.

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Halifax County School Board member Sandra Garner-Coleman completed a sample ballot blunder this week when thousands of county residents received a sample ballot from her campaign that included an authorization from the Electoral Board of Halifax County.

A 33-year-old South Boston woman, Joy Anequa White of Howard Avenue, faces charges of grand larceny with the amount greater than or exceeding $1,000, breaking and entering into an occupied house to commit a misdemeanor and larceny of a firearm, according to South Boston Police Department records.

With students at Halifax County High School being back to in-person learning full time, the HCHS Future Farmers of America has been gearing up for an exciting year ahead.

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is holding a free webinar for Virginia veterans and their families on Friday, Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. to provide them with information about brain health, memory screenings and veterans benefits.

Halifax County School Board went on record Monday evening supporting building a new Halifax County High School rather then renovate and agreed to purchase a piece of property near the current school as part of the project.

Halifax County Animal Control chief warden Todd Moser resigned from the Halifax County School Board Monday evening. 

A Nathalie woman was sentenced Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to serve a year in jail for five felony charges of distribute or sell for profit a schedule I/II controlled substance.

Beginning Oct. 5, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles customers may choose to schedule an appointment for service or opt for walk-in service on alternating days at all 75 customer service centers.

A 40-year-old Nathalie man, Shann A. Hannock, died at the scene of a two-vehicle crash that occurred Sept. 6 at 4:22 p.m. on Route 40 in Charlotte County, less than a mile east of Route 618, according to information released by Virginia State Police on Monday morning.

A 31-year-old South Boston woman faces a charge of assault and battery of a family member, according to South Boston Police Department records.