“We need leaders who go above and beyond to make the world a better place,” said Virginia’s first lady Pamela Northam as she spoke about Virginia’s first Kindness Week held Feb. 14-18.
On a day when Virginia lawmakers called on a committee to fully investigate the allegations and misconducts of members of the Virginia Parole Board, Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Tracy Q. Martin received a leaked report from the Office of the State Inspector General’s office that co…
Reba Wagner and her horse “Mayday” from Hillsborough, North Carolina, had a close call Wednesday when Mayday fell into a creek bed during a ride in the Alton area.
A 46-year-old Alton man faces a felony charge of entering a structure to commit assault and battery and a misdemeanor charge each of petty larceny and enter property to damage, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
A Danville man, Eric Johnell Brooks, was sentenced on Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a year and six months in jail for a felony charge each being a nonviolent felon in possession of a gun and being a felon in possession of ammo, and a misdemeanor charge of shooting wildlife from…
RICHMOND — The Virginia General Assembly passed multiple bills allowing health care workers and first responders to receive workers’ compensation benefits if they are disabled or die due to COVID-19.
As populations shift from rural to urban areas and political maps are reexamined, agricultural advocates hope farmers and rural Virginians can maintain a cohesive voice.
Clays Mill Elementary School announces the students of the month for January: Liam Bower, Alyssa Pritchard, Emani Cross, Chante’ Rawlings Boyd, Christopher Holcomb, Levi Torian, Alicia Crawford, Alessandro Tehuacatl, Ashlynn Smith, Cale Cassada and Kahlil Sims.
It was a welcoming sight as buses and cars lined up to drop off the pre-K through third grade students at Scottsburg Elementary on Monday, Feb. 22. As students exited the buses and cars, health screenings were completed. The faculty, staff and principal greeted the students. The hallways wer…
RICHMOND — The Virginia General Assembly passed legislation in an effort to expand broadband internet access to low-income students across the commonwealth.
Halifax County High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members will participate in state level STAR Events, during the state leadership and recognition conference virtually.
A 50-year-old South Boston woman was transported to the hospital with minor injuries following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Tuesday at 7:55 a.m. on Route 360, a tenth of a mile west of Route 680.
Mission work has always been a passion for former Halifax County resident Dr. Bren Williams of Chesapeake who grew up in the Sinai community and now has experienced over 20 years of local, national and international ministry work.
First Baptist Weekday School and Halifax County Little Theatre were selected as winners of a paint grant through South Boston True Value’s partnership with the True Value Foundation’s Painting a Brighter Future Program. A True Value Foundation paint grant helped improve learning environment…
“It’s a sad situation. Our prayers go out to the family,” said Halifax County Sheriff Fred S. Clark.
A 44-year-old Greensboro, North Carolina woman faces two drug charges of possession of schedule I or II controlled substance and a charge of driving under the influence, according to South Boston Police Department records.
A requirement for the town of South Boston’s upper managers to live within the town limits was a topic of discussion at South Boston Town Council’s work session/ joint committee Monday evening at the Washington Coleman Community Center.
A Halifax man, Robert Edward March Jr., was sentenced on Feb. 12 in Halifax County Circuit Court to three years in jail for a felony charge each of possession of controlled substance, distribution of methamphetamine and distribution or sell for profit a schedule I or II controlled substance.
Halifax County Dixie Youth baseball presented an improvement plan for the Day Complex to South Boston Town Council at council’s Monday evening work session/ joint committee meeting at the Washington Coleman Community Center.
Monday was the first day back in the classroom in nearly a year for pre-kindergarten through third grade students in Halifax County Public Schools.
A 23-year-old Richmond man, Tequan Jamal Watson, has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a November shooting that occurred on North Main Street.
RICHMOND — Virginia will become the 23rd state to abolish the death penalty after two bills passed both chambers of the Virginia General Assembly on Monday.
Adelle Settle learned in 2017 that school lunches were being taken out of children’s hands when they couldn’t pay for the meal. Instead, children were given a cheese sandwich or a snack.
The sheriff said no foul play is expected, and their bodies have been sent to the medical examiner’s office in Roanoke.
South Boston Town Council at its work session/joint committee meeting Monday evening plan to discuss a request from Westside Village Apartments to move forward with a funding application to renovate the 46-year-old apartment complex in the Sinai community.
Halifax County residents hunkered down in their homes Wednesday evening in preparation for what had been predicted as a “devastating ice storm” packed with anywhere up to an inch of ice, but thanks to a faster moving weather system than anticipated, county residents were spared from what cou…
It didn’t have the usual fanfare of firing of muskets, or re-enactors making their way across the Dan River as in years past, but those attending the 240th Commemoration of the Crossing of the Dan Saturday in-person at the South Boston-Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History or virtua…