A 36-year-old Nathalie woman faces a felony charge of distribute or sell for profit a schedule I/II controlled substance, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
Halifax County Treasurer Ruth S. Oakes would like to notify the citizens of Halifax County that the 2021 personal property tax bills will be mailed out this week and payments are due by Dec. 6.
A pair of colorful feathered peacocks roosted over a group of Master Gardeners dressed as 1920 flappers. Shepherding the group was dapper dude Bill McCaleb, sporting his bright red velvet hat and adorned with multi-colored peacock feathers in his suit’s patch pocket.
Halifax County Planning Commission breezed through recommending approval of conditional use permits for two solar facilities to operate in the county following two joint public hearings Tuesday with the Halifax County Board of Supervisors in which only one person spoke.
A 35-year-old Kenbridge man face a charge of driving under the influence following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Wednesday at 12:15 a.m. on Cowford Road a quarter of a mile south of Flashback Street.
The Southern Piedmont Master Naturalists hosted a guided walk-and-talk Sept. 16 along the Tobacco Heritage Trail featuring Dean Cumbia, director of forest resource management with the Virginia Department of Forestry.
A 38-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge each of assault and battery of a police officer and probation violation, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
Larry Roller, current tiebreaker on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, is running unopposed for the election district-2 seat in the November general election. Roller has held the position of tiebreaker on the board since 2019.
Hubert Pannell, resident of election district 3, has served on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors since 2014, and after the November election, he hopes to continue that service.
Each year more horseback riders make their way to Cluster Springs to raise money for the Cluster Springs Volunteer Fire Department than the year before, and on Saturday morning, 256 horseback riders headed out on the nine-mile trail ride. Between the trail ride, entertainment and dinner, the…
Halifax County High School principal Michael Lewis crowned the homecoming king and queen at the Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium Friday during halftime of the homecoming football game versus Park View High School. The 2021 homecoming queen was awarded to senior Comet Alaysia Chappell and the ho…
Sinai Elementary School’s mum fundraiser, provided by Paige’s Produce, was a success this year with a total of 677 mums sold. Top sellers are pictured with principal Francine Davis.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced last seek veterans in Southside will gain easy access to quality health care through a pilot telehealth service located in Martinsville.
Auditions for the annual 4-H Share the Fun Talent Show will be held at 3:15 p.m. Thursday at the Halifax County High School auditorium directly after school
EMPOWER Broadband and the Southside Planning District Commission (SPDC) have submitted a grant application to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development’s Virginia Telecommunications Initiative (VATI) to provide universal fiber-to-the-home broadband coverage, over a 36-mont…
One South Boston mother received a scare that no mother wants to experience Tuesday morning when her 3-year-old daughter was left on a Halifax County Public School bus that morning.
Halifax County Animal Control Chief Warden Todd Moser has not worked for the county since last week.
The U.S. Department of Education announced that Danville Community College will receive another five-year federal TRIO Educational Opportunity Center grant of $1.36 million to help high school seniors, unemployed workers, low-wage workers and returning high school and college students enter …
A 48-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of attempted murder along with other charges after victims reported to police they were shot at by the suspect.
Voters can begin selecting their choice for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, delegate, supervisors and school board today with in-person absentee voting.
A 31-year-old Vernon Hill man faces a charge of driving under the influence following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Saturday evening, according to an accident report filed by Virginia State Trooper J. A. Wilmoth.
Halifax County School Board member Sandra Garner-Coleman completed a sample ballot blunder this week when thousands of county residents received a sample ballot from her campaign that included an authorization from the Electoral Board of Halifax County.
A 33-year-old South Boston woman, Joy Anequa White of Howard Avenue, faces charges of grand larceny with the amount greater than or exceeding $1,000, breaking and entering into an occupied house to commit a misdemeanor and larceny of a firearm, according to South Boston Police Department records.
As one of the most powerful hurricanes in recent memory, Hurricane Ida, hit the gulf coast, more than 1 million people in Louisiana were left without electricity.
Since 2012, horseback riders from all over Halifax County and North Carolina have gathered in Cluster Springs for the Cluster Springs Volunteer Fire Department’s annual trail ride to support the fire department’s expenses.
South Boston’s representation on the Southside District Planning Commission will be cut in half after town council approved a resolution at its Monday evening meeting to reduce the SDPC’s overall membership.
With students at Halifax County High School being back to in-person learning full time, the HCHS Future Farmers of America has been gearing up for an exciting year ahead.
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is holding a free webinar for Virginia veterans and their families on Friday, Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. to provide them with information about brain health, memory screenings and veterans benefits.
Halifax County School Board took a step toward increasing pay for all school system employees when they approved a compensation plan to go into effect no later than July 1 when they met Monday evening.
Halifax County High School students and parents have voiced COVID-19-related safety concerns and dissatisfaction with school lunches in recent days.
Halifax County School Board went on record Monday evening supporting building a new Halifax County High School rather then renovate and agreed to purchase a piece of property near the current school as part of the project.
A Nathalie woman was sentenced Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to serve a year in jail for five felony charges of distribute or sell for profit a schedule I/II controlled substance.
Beginning Oct. 5, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles customers may choose to schedule an appointment for service or opt for walk-in service on alternating days at all 75 customer service centers.
The Southside Virginia Community College Foundation recently announced the appointment of Dr. Ronald K. Thornhill to the foundation board of directors.
A 40-year-old Nathalie man, Shann A. Hannock, died at the scene of a two-vehicle crash that occurred Sept. 6 at 4:22 p.m. on Route 40 in Charlotte County, less than a mile east of Route 618, according to information released by Virginia State Police on Monday morning.
The Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation hosted the 15th annual American Hero Day event Friday to say thank you to over 70 veterans and current military personnel at The Cove.
The North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department’s 44th annual marathon was a success bringing in roughly $42,900 before expenses.