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.

Destination Downtown South Boston has announced the theme for the South Boston Christmas Parade, which is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7.

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…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office once again will sponsor the HCSO Public Safety Youth Camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 17-21.

A 48-year-old Halifax man faces a felony for being a fugitive without a warrant, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

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.

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 medical benefit designed to assist Barry Webb in his fight against multiple myeloma is scheduled from 5 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, June 8, at Halifax Country Club.

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.

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.

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.

With no rate or fee increases, Halifax County Service Authority approved its fiscal year 2020 budget totaling $5.4 million when they met Thursday evening.

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.

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…

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.

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.

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.

No one spoke from the public on South Boston’s proposed $10,665,703 budget plan when town council met and held its required public hearing Monday night.

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.