The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority’s (IDA) Executive Director Matt Leonard will be departing his post effective Nov. 1.
A 30-year-old Scottsburg man, Kendall Scott Sydnor, faces a felony charge of attempted first-degree murder and a misdemeanor charge of destruction of property after authorities report a woman was threatened to be set on fire.
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.
A hunter discovered human remains Wednesday afternoon while hunting in the 4000 block of Sandy Ridge Road in the northern section of Halifax County, according to Halifax County Sheriff Fred S. Clark.
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.
Dinita Faulkner isn’t likely to forget the numbers 4-6-10-15-27 any time soon. Those are the five numbers with which she won $100,000 in the Virginia Lottery’s Cash 5 game.
Timothy Austin, the 27-year-old man authorities were searching for Wednesday afternoon is now in custody, Halifax County Sheriff Fred S. Clark confirmed at 5:30 p.m.
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.
Terry Briggs thought she’d won $10,000, and she was pretty excited about it. She was scratching a 10X the Money ticket that she’d just bought at Apple Market, 3225 Halifax Road in South Boston.
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.
A 20-year-old South Boston man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck that occurred at 8:27 p.m. Sunday on Highway 360, three-tenths of a mile east of State Route 613.
These days World War II Veteran Pete Myers spends much of his time representing fellow veterans in Veterans Day parades and other patriotic celebrations.
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.
“Beat yesterday” is the theme for the varsity softball team, but you can expand that theme to beat the last four years after a 3-2 win by the Comets over Broad Run High School Wednesday at Broad Run High School in the semifinals of the Group 5A North Region Tournament.
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.
Timely hitting and some good "small ball" propelled the Halifax County High School softball team to an 8-4 win over George C. Marshall High School Thursday night in a quarterfinal round game of the 5A North Region Tournament in Falls Church.
A pair of clutch two-out, two run hits by Arthur Watts and Josh Barker were all that Halifax County High School and junior pitcher Andrew Abbott needed to defeat Tuscarora High School 4-0 at Halifax County High School on Thursday.
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 Virginia Cantaloupe Festival always has been more than music and more than food. It’s a Halifax County tradition. It’s a welcoming, entertaining, fun-filled celebration of the community.
Win and move on. That was the objective of the Halifax County High School softball team in Tuesday night's first-round 5A North Region Tournament game against North Stafford High School at Halifax County High School.
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.
“The Data Queen” took home the top honor as Halifax County Teacher of the Year at the 2016 staff appreciation celebration held at the World of Sports Thursday evening.
County law enforcement officers are mourning the loss of one of their own this weekend following the sudden and unexpected death of 48-year-old Lt. Quentin W. Clark.
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.
There was a time early in Wednesday night's game against Orange County High School that the Halifax County High School baseball team looked like a boxer that had been stunned with a tough punch to the mouth at the opening bell.
Experience counts, and three Halifax County High School seniors played key roles in the Comets’ 4-0 win over Patrick Henry High School-Ashland in the first round of the 5A North Region Conference 16 Tournament Wednesday at Halifax County High School.
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.
For Halifax County High School senior Gabby Nelson, her teammates and the coaches of the Comets girls soccer team, Monday night was a history-making night.
A Virgilina woman was airlifted to Duke Medical Center early Monday morning after being involved in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred around 7:30 a.m. on North Fork Church Road near its intersection with Kingswood Road in Virgilina.
Hattie Gertrude Brown has been missing for seven years today. She would be 55 now, and her family and friends continue to pray the mystery surrounding her disappearance will one day be solved.
Some people tend to get a little antsy thanks to the various superstitions that surround Friday the 13th. Apparently Halifax County High School junior hurler Andrew Abbott is not one of them.
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.
“It was a big burn,” said Halifax Volunteer Fire Chief Joe Acree. Acree was the first one on the scene Thursday afternoon when the call went out shortly after 2:30 p.m. that an unoccupied singlewide on the corner of Highway 57 and Ed Mason Lane was in flames.