Southside Behavioral Health celebrated its name change from Southside Community Services Board in a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday morning at its South Boston center on Hamilton Boulevard.
More than a thousand Halifax County voters have opted to cast their ballots for the Nov. 3 election early, and that steady stream of voters at Mary Bethune Complex continued Friday morning, undeterred by the rain.
Southside Virginia Community College is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For program.
An apartment window and two cars at Country Green Apartments on East Bishop Drive in the Sinai community of South Boston were damaged by gunfire, according to a news release issued Monday afternoon by the South Boston Police Department.
The town of South Boston is putting its CARES Act (COVID relief) funds to use, with a new garbage truck for touchless garbage collection at the top of the list.
Parents of special education students applauded as Halifax County School Board members decided Monday evening to give 139 special education students the option to return to Halifax County Public Schools for in-person instruction starting next week.
South Boston Town Council members are slated to hear a presentation on two proposed roundabouts at their work session meeting at 5:45 p.m. Monday. Council is set to meet at the Washington Coleman Community Center at 1927 Jeffress Blvd.
A 32-year-old Clarksville man, Matthew Shane Boswell of Lake Point, faces charges of bribing an officer or candidate, destruction of property/monument and driving under the influence, first offense, according to South Boston Police Department records.
“It was a good day, and a lot of fun. It was nice to see new faces,” said Kimberly Rich, president of the South Boston Farmer’s Market board, of the market’s Harvest Festival on Saturday. Children from all over stopped by with their families to paint a total of 62 pumpkins, and they also had…
Members of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit began conducting training exercises this week in South Boston, as part of regularly scheduled training in preparation for an overseas deployment.
Family members and friends of Mary Helen Gravitt, Hazel Chandler, and the late Nancy Sweeney gathered at Hupp’s Mill Plaza Saturday morning to Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
The Halifax County School Board plans to revisit its return-to-school plan at a special called meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Halifax County Middle School cafeteria.
Students, schools and youth groups across Virginia are kicking off a statewide campaign this week to increase seat belt usage rates among teens and youth.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced last week that Rebuild VA, the $70 million economic recovery fund launched in August, is expanding its eligibility criteria to allow more small businesses to apply.
On Wednesday evening, Gov. Ralph Northam and First Lady Pamela Northam were notified that a member of the Governor’s official residence staff, who works closely within the couple’s living quarters, had developed symptoms and subsequently tested positive for COVID-19.
The Cluster Springs Fire Department’s 8th Annual Trail Ride held Saturday was dubbed a success by organizers with 207 riders participating and over $10,000 raised for the fire department.
The public is invited to the South Boston Farmers Market Saturday from 8 to noon for its fall festival featuring children’s activities, food and music.
When talking to Margaret Lacy of Halifax, it’s easy to get lost in her stories of traveling across the United States to see her late husband, George T. Lacy III, as she made stops at Army boot camps in Colorado, New Orleans and Mississippi.
Gov. Ralph Northam on Thursday announced the expansion of the Rent and Mortgage Relief Program (RMRP), which first launched at the end of June with $50 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to assist households facing eviction or foreclosure du…
Beginning a college career is a big step, and the COVID-19 pandemic has made that step more difficult to achieve for many reasons.
A 42-year-old Dillion, South Carolina man faces a felony charge of unauthorized use of a vehicle and a misdemeanor charge of petty larceny, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
County residents are invited to a Republican social held at Edmunds Park in South Boston on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. to show support of President Donald Trump, law enforcement officers and local veterans.
A 26-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of failure to drive right of center following a three-vehicle wreck that occurred Friday at 12:20 p.m. on Greens Folly Road, two-tenths of a mile east of Sinai Road.
South Boston police are investigating a Sunday night shooting that injured a 19-year-old after a string of gunfire-related calls the evening before.
Danville Community College is broadening the scope of classes offered by joining the state-wide Shared Services Distance Learning Program, headed up by the Virginia Community Colleges System.
Interim improvements will be made along Route 654 — Sinai Road — in Halifax County to improve existing conditions for pedestrian travel.
By the end of Saturday’s Drive for Hope, the association’s executive director Sharon Blosser said $41,316 had been raised, and on Sunday afternoon, donations were still trickling in.
Halifax County has added two more COVID-19 deaths for an official tally of six, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
As stated so eloquently by the caretakers of the Virginia War Memorial, “through the stories of those who served, the nation’s leading state War Memorial honors Virginia’s fallen and preserves the past.”
Danville city and Caesars Entertainment officials on Thursday signed the development agreement for a resort casino at the former Dan River Mills industrial complex in Schoolfield.
ROANOKE — First Assistant United States Attorney Daniel P. Bubar will serve as the Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Virginia, effective Tuesday.
In-person absentee voting begins Friday with the Halifax County Voters Registrar’s Office open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with 2,302 absentee ballots approved so far, according to Heather Harding, county voter registrar.
Health officials are stressing the importance of getting an influenza vaccine, while continuing to follow social distancing guidelines to avoid coming into contact with the respiratory illness COVID-19.
RICHMOND — An effort to require Virginia school districts to provide in-person classes to students with poor internet access during the COVID-19 pandemic is most likely dead.
Cluster Springs Volunteer Fire Department’s 8th Annual Trail Ride Fundraiser is set for Saturday morning starting at 10:30 a.m.