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.

Five deaths are associated with an August outbreak of COVID-19 at a long-term care facility in South Boston, the Virginia Department of Health reports.

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…

Rising caseloads coupled with more people fleeing health care profession putting some facilities in pinch.

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…

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.

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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.

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.

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.

Citing separation of church and state, Halifax County Board of Supervisors decided against giving funding to The Worship Center to help with a home project when they met Tuesday evening.

Shortly after 2 p.m. Tuesday, 51-year-old James Kevin Hobbs of South Boston was arrested and taken into custody in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, on multiple charges including attempted second-degree murder.

Editor’s note: This is a story about a man named Max who helped his family, an orphan, a woman and her three babies escape Afghanistan over the last week and a half after the fall of Kabul. The author, James Gordon of Halifax, has been a contractor supporting various U.S. missions since 2004.

A 49-year-old Randolph woman, Tara C. Lacks, was transported to a medical facility for treatment of injuries sustained in a Saturday morning wreck in Halifax County, according to a report filed by Virginia State Trooper L.V. Pambid.

Veterans, firefighters, police officers, paramedics and the public are invited to come out to the Rats and Rods car show on Saturday for a day of fellowship, music and memorial of 9/11.

High winds and saturated soils can result in damage to forest and yard trees. When a hurricane approaches Virginia and the Carolinas, you may be wondering what to do.

A 73-year-old Scottsburg man, William Carson, faces a charge of reckless driving after striking a utility pole on Wilborn Avenue in South Boston Friday afternoon, causing a widespread power outage.