For November’s First Saturday Outing, the Dan River Basin Association will embark on a 4.5-mile hike on the Cook’s Wall Trail in Hanging Rock State Park in Danbury and Westfield, North Carolina.

With five fire hydrants not working in South Boston and several areas of the town lacking a fire hydrant within 500 feet of another, the Halifax County Service Authority and town of South Boston are teaming up on a hydrant maintenance program.

U.S. Senate candidate Daniel Gade (R) spent Friday evening at Ernie’s restaurant in South Boston, meeting with voters and sharing the story of his journey from serving his country in the military to running for political office.

Managers of Food Lion on Halifax Road in South Boston surprised employees of the Halifax County Department of Social Services with goodie bags, cookies and other treats Wednesday morning as a way to say thank you for all that they do for the community. Christy East, Food Lion store manager p…

The Barts’ barn, owned by Gayle and Larry Barts, is a mid-19th century timber-framed tobacco pack barn used to store tobacco after it was cured on River Road. The barn is an unusual barn unlike other tobacco pack barns in the area.

A 53-year-old Halifax man, Thomas A. Marable faces a charge of driving under the influence in a Saturday evening wreck, according to a report filed by Virginia State Trooper K.R. Martin.

VDOT crews began widening a portion of Sinai Road on Tuesday morning as part of efforts to improve conditions for pedestrian travel.

Oct. 29 will mark the end of a chapter for Sharon Blosser, executive director of the Halifax County Cancer Association. It will be her last day as the leader of the non-profit organization. Blosser started volunteering for the HCCA in fall 2010 and became the director shortly thereafter, in …

Even though the Halifax County Fair was canceled this year, last week Halifax County residents still got a taste of the fun they usually experience at the fair every year.

A 42-year-old Danville woman, Tiffany Holliness, was charged with driving under the influence following a wreck in Halifax County at 4:55 a.m. Monday, according to a report filed by Virginia State Trooper H.J. Buzzetta. No one was injured in the wreck.

The Southern Virginia Botanical Gardens 2020 interns were Allyson Toler, Sydney Toler, J.T. Francis, Jaxton Hart, Bracen Hart, Aiden McGriff-Baldwin, Ethan Terry, Kaitlynn Love and Dylan Love.

In January 2019, Lt. General Joseph Inge, who serves on the Virginia War Memorial Foundation Board, became aware that there was a tendency for many Virginians to mistakenly apply the nomenclature “Southside Virginia” to other areas in the commonwealth.

Halifax County Board of Supervisors agreed Monday evening to amend a conditional use permit for Piney Creek Solar, LLC to allow for more wetlands and added an additional site condition to include a voluntary waiver and payment agreement.

A 39-year-old Brookneal man, Jesse S. Van Lenten, faces a charge of following too closely after striking a tractor tire in a Wednesday morning wreck, according to a report filed by Virginia State Trooper T.B. Jones. No one was injured in the wreck.

The Cluster Springs Fire Department’s 8th Annual Trail Ride held Saturday was dubbed a success by organizers with 207 riders participating and over $10,000 raised for the fire department.

County residents are invited to a Republican social held at Edmunds Park in South Boston on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. to show support of President Donald Trump, law enforcement officers and local veterans.

A 26-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of failure to drive right of center following a three-vehicle wreck that occurred Friday at 12:20 p.m. on Greens Folly Road, two-tenths of a mile east of Sinai Road.

A Nathalie paint shop burned to the ground and melted part of the vinyl siding of the owner’s adjacent house Tuesday morning.