Jason Studley will succeed Chris A. Lumsden as president of Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital when Lumsden retires March 31, after more than 30 years of leadership and vision at Halifax Regional Health System and Sentara Healthcare, hospital officials announced Friday afternoon.

Human remains discovered by hunters in a heavily wooded area off Sandy Ridge Road in Nathalie on Thanksgiving Day have been positively identified as those of 53-year-old Emma Compton Layne, Halifax County Sheriff Fred S. Clark said in a brief press release Thursday evening.

The votes have been counted, and Stanley Brandon will become the new Election District 6 supervisor on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors after beating out incumbent Larry Giodarno in Tuesday’s Election.

A 64-year-old Nathalie woman died at the scene of a two-vehicle wreck that occurred around 3:20 p.m. Monday near 5173 L. P. Bailey Memorial Highway in Halifax.

U.S. Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. announced Thursday there is insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against South Boston Police Officers Tiffaney Bratton, Travis Clay and C. M. Mann for the death of Linwood Raymond Lambert Jr. on May 4, 2013.

A 53-year-old South Boston man was injured and transported to the hospital after he was extricated from an H & M Logging truck that overturned on Lower Liberty Road near Liberty Road in the northern section of the county around 11:20 a.m. Tuesday. 

There was a big determination on the part of the Halifax County High School softball team to turn the tables on defending 5A state champion Atlee High School in Friday night's 5A North Region Tournament championship game.

A year ago Mountain View High School ended the Halifax County High School baseball team's bid for a state tournament berth and the Comets' season by edging the Comets by a run in nine innings in a 5A North Region Tournament quarterfinal game.

Will today be a magic day for the Halifax County High School baseball and softball teams? The coaches and players of both teams hope so.

A 26-year-old Vernon Hill woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday morning in Pittsylvania County. At about 7:30 a.m. Monday, Virginia State Police Trooper C. T. Turner responded to the scene in Pittsylvania County.

Making America great again starts with the Halifax County High School Class of 2016. That’s what Valedictorian Brian Gray Good, the son of Steven K. Good and Lynn M. Good, advised the HCHS graduating class of 2016 before approximately 400 students walked across that stage to receive their diplomas and begin the next stage in their journey of life.

County residents will have an opportunity to pay homage to and honor fallen soldiers on this solemn Memorial Day holiday weekend with a trio of services scheduled for Sunday afternoon and Monday morning at the Halifax War Memorial.

Halifax County High School officials announced Wednesday morning that the start time for Thursday night’s 5A North Region Tournament baseball game between Halifax County High School and Tuscarora High School here at Halifax County High School has been moved to 6 p.m.

The future class of 2020 left behind its Lion legacy and was welcomed as Comets during their Halifax County Middle School eighth-grade awards ceremony Tuesday morning.

The iconic Halifax Damask Mill smokestack that stood vigil over one of Halifax County’s signature industries for almost a century is no more, after contractors razed the 100-foot high structure on Monday.

After beginning his service to the Town of Halifax on the planning commission, the late Gilbert Fleming “Dick” Moore went on to serve on the Halifax Town Council and as mayor of the town.

With a talented group of ninth-graders and sophomores making a big push, the Comets outlasted Atlee High School 7-5 Friday night at Halifax County High School to win the conference championship and secure the conference's top seed for the 5A North Region Tournament, which starts next week.

First the bad news: Halifax County High School lost its first game of the season 4-1 to Atlee High School in the Group 5A North Regional Conference 16 championship game at Halifax County High School on Friday.

Marcus M. Hargrave, the former president/CEO of the South Boston/Halifax County YMCA, has filed a lawsuit against his former employer alleging breach of contract. 

A 33-year-old South Boston man died early Thursday morning at the scene of a single-vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 12:31 a.m. in the eastbound lane of Highway 58 at the intersection of State Route 641 (Bright Leaf Road) in Brunswick County.

Sometimes in life either yourself or someone you know gets real lucky, or in some cases, gets a great break. In this case, Halifax County and South Boston got real lucky.

The South Boston-Halifax County Retail Merchants Association is teaming up with the Halifax County Improvement Council to distribute vehicle litter bags in an effort to bring awareness to the litter problem in Halifax County. Presenting the bags are (from left) Patricia Seat, RMA member; Mic…

Driscoll Taylor Jr. called it "a delight." The Halifax County High School senior got one of the biggest surprises of his senior year Tuesday night as Halifax County High School Principal Michael Lewis called him to the stage to receive the Principal's Award - the school's top honor.

Halifax County High School Head Varsity Softball Coach Woody Bane was not expecting a 19-game winning streak or his team going unbeaten through regular-season play when the season started in March.