Halifax County School Board members learned more about the process for building a replacement facility for Halifax County High School when they met last month in Halifax, as they listened to school superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg outline procedures for school construction under a state law …

A 28-year-old Scottsburg man, Dustin Dale Farrar, pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of felony charges for forgery, another charge for obtaining money under false pretenses and a misdemeanor charge for petty larceny.

Blood donations are at emergency levels, and patients are at risk of delayed care, according to Ginger Weaver, disaster program specialist for the American Red Cross, Virginia Capital Region, who is urging area residents to roll up their sleeves and give the gift of life.

Earlier this month, the South Boston-Halifax County Museum said a fond farewell to its first travelling art exhibition of 2019 sponsored by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Virginia’s political leaders may now take a closer look at the importance of agriculture in their congressional districts, thanks to the 2017 U.S. Census of Agriculture.

A 44-year-old Gladys woman faces two felony charges of possession of a Schedule I/II substance and a misdemeanor charge of drug paraphernalia, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

The Tinkers Car Club will hold its re-scheduled spring Cruz-In from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Halifax Square Shopping Center parking lot located on Route 501 North, South Boston.

The civil suit filed by South Boston resident Christen Waddle against employees of the Halifax County animal control department has been settled as a result of the mediation proceedings held Thursday, according to federal court records.

A 56-year-old South Boston man faces charges of driving under the influence/driving under the influence of drugs and having no valid registration, according to South Boston Police Department records.

A 31-year-old South Boston man, Darren Lee Satterfield was indicted Thursday by a Halifax County Circuit Court grand jury on one felony count of malicious wounding and one felony count of grand larceny.

As the state winner of the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Award, Michael McDowell of Locust Level Farm will represent Virginia at the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo in Moultrie, Georgia Oct.15-17, according to Rebekah Slabach, agriculture extension agent for Halifax County.

The Tri-County Drug and Gang Task Force arrested 10 individuals from Southside Virginia for approximately 31 drug and firearms charges on Thursday, but seven additional suspects remain at large, according to Virginia State Police Public Relations Director Corinne Geller.

With temperatures in the 90s it was indeed the dog days of summer on Saturday at the South Boston Farmers Market for the third annual “Hot Dog Days of Summer.” South Boston Town Manager Tom Raab joined Mayor Ed Owens and members of town council in grilling hot dogs with all the fixings for b…

A 50-year-old Richmond man faces felony charges for credit card larceny, fraud under false pretenses and credit card fraud, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Following a difficult Fourth of July week for blood and platelet donations and ongoing challenges finding new blood donors, the American Red Cross now faces a blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for eligible individuals of all blood types to give now and prevent delays in medical care.

A vehicle that was reported stolen in the town of South Boston is now in police custody after a Halifax Police Officer found it early Monday morning, according to Halifax Police Chief Stuart Comer.

Some big-money projects are on the horizon for the town of South Boston, and South Boston Town Council took a step forward at Monday’s meeting to help fund them.

Virginia State Police identified the man who died in a single-vehicle accident that occurred at about 9:10 p.m. Saturday on Beulah Road, one-tenth of a mile west of Sawmill Trail.

Virginia saw a 2%drop in violent crime in 2018. But drug arrests rose 3%, including a 68.8% increase in arrests for stimulants such as methamphetamine, according to a report released recently by the Virginia State Police.