A 23-year-old Virgilina man, Holden Luke Dunman, pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of drug distribution charges.
A request to vacate a portion of land near the intersection of Cage Trail and James D. Hagood Highway is on a relatively light agenda for the May work session for South Boston Town Council.
A 48-year-old South Boston woman faces misdemeanor charges of being drunk in public and vandalism, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
More than 40 individuals were asked to keep the story of the Halifax War Memorial alive when they attended a communitywide Memorial Day Service at the War Memorial in Halifax on Sunday. Pointing to the book of Joshua for scripture, guest speaker Rev. Frank Carr told the story of Israelites g…
A hot day and the presence of metal detectors did little to dampen the enthusiasm of graduates, family and friends at an emotional Halifax County High School graduation ceremony on Saturday.
Despite the heat, Florence Avenue was bustling Saturday morning as families poured into the Virgilina spot for the unofficial kick off of summer — the 37th annual Virgilina Summerfest.
Future military men and women, potential college graduates and would-be members of the workforce stood as Halifax County High School assistant principal Frank Shealy spoke to the class of 2023 about their plans.
Even though the Halifax County Public School Education Foundation has yet to agree to hold funds for the school system, the foundation is backing the sales tax incentive for school capital improvements.
Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Specialist Sandra Tanner will hold an open house from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Halifax Town Hall at 70 South Main Street.
The town of Virgilina is ready to kick off summer when the 37th Annual Virgilina Summerfest gets underway Saturday in downtown.
Developing a modern high school with a program to match, advancing the motorsports industry, establishing Halifax County as an industrial hemp center and pursuing the Henrietta Lacks Science Center were some of the key takeaways from the Community Strategic Plan Rollout and Celebration at Th…
It’s been 15 years since Kim Adams and her husband, Bill, moved to a secluded farm on Beulah Road in the northern part of the county where they created Recovering Hands — a caring and therapeutic environment committed to helping women trying to reclaim lives lost to substance abuse.
A 36-year-old Roxboro, North Carolina, man was convicted Friday of charges for possession of methamphetamine and possession of amphetamine following a bench trial in Halifax County Circuit Court.
The Halifax County Veterans Association invites the public to a communitywide Memorial Day Service at the War Memorial in Halifax at 3 p.m. Sunday featuring guest speaker the Rev. Dr. Frank Carr.
A 33-year-old Virgilina man faces a felony charge of burglary with intent and a misdemeanor charge of driving while not licensed, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
Halifax County High School will hold commencement exercises at 9 a.m. Saturday when the graduating class of 2019 will walk across the stage to receive their diplomas.
South Boston Police continue to investigate weekend shooting incidents in South Boston, one occurring Friday night in the Glendale Drive area, and another occurring early Saturday morning in the area of Fenton Street and Ellyson Avenue.
In the town of Halifax, near the quiet Banister River is VFW Post 8243. This post has been the home to many veterans over the years from 1946 to 2019.
The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) celebrated its largest group of workforce training completers Wednesday at a ceremony with more than 230 people in attendance.
A race is shaping up for the ED-7 seat on the Halifax County School Board, with the incumbent, Monty Lowery, yet to pick up a packet with only a little over three weeks left before the deadline to file as a candidate.
Jacob Hazelwood, 22, of Clover was involved in a tragic head on collision with a transfer truck causing a fiery explosion on March 28.
Three county teenagers were injured — two seriously — when they were involved in a single-vehicle wreck at 8:15 p.m. Monday on Highway 501, one-tenth of a mile north of State Route 610.
Gunfire rang out in another South Boston neighborhood early Saturday morning striking three houses and one vehicle in the Ellyson Avenue and Fenton Street area, according to South Boston Police.
It was no longer Teacher Appreciation Week on Thursday, but that did not stop the accolades from coming for those who mentor children daily and help inspire a passion of learning during the Halifax County Public School’s Staff Appreciation Celebration held Thursday at the South Boston Volunt…
Authorities are investigating a late Friday night shooting that injured three people, South Boston police report.
A 40-year-old Scottsburg man is being held in the Blue Ridge Regional Jail without bond following his arrest on multiple charges stemming from the recent rash of break-ins at stores, residential homes and other businesses in the Scottsburg, Mt. Laurel and Clover communities, according to Hal…
A 37-year-old Scottsburg man faces a felony charge of kidnapping and a misdemeanor charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor as well as a pair of misdemeanor assault and battery charges, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
Dr Roger W. Browne, respected South Boston retired physician who served his country in the Republic of Vietnam from Aug. 14 1968 to Aug. 9, 1969, will be the guest speaker for the Memorial Day tribute to be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 27, at the Halifax County War Memorial.
Summer means vacation time and the joy of a good book. Summer means fresh greens in crisp salads. And summer in the South means finger-lickin’ barbecue and sweet iced tea.
After rainy weather postponed the original date of the car show, Winbush Racing is ready to invite the classics and hot rods to come out from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hupps Mill Plaza in South Boston.
Halifax County Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of …
Progress has been made at the Dollar General site to clean up the property as noted by Halifax Town Council when they met Tuesday night, and provisions were found in their zoning ordinance to help enforce landscaping.
Known for being a natural leader, Jillian Waller stood proud Wednesday evening as she accepted the Principal’s Award during the 2019 senior awards night.
A 23-year-old Franklinton, North Carolina, man faces felony charges of burglary with felony intent and grand larceny, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
Once teacher, coach and principal, and now a father and education director with the Department of Corrections, Vince Newton believes his many perspectives will serve him well on the Halifax County School Board.
The Halifax County-South Boston Public Libraries are exploring the idea of starting the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program here in Halifax County.
Joining a list of other supporters, the Halifax County Service Authority members plan to review a resolution of support for the Halifax County Community Strategic Plan as well as present their fiscal year 2020 annual operations budget when they meet Thursday.