At the age of 60, Larry Berkley has been through a lot. He spent about seven years in prison, and has been in and out of recovery programs for several years, but he never found his true motivation to stay clean.
Another Halifax County resident has died from COVID-19, bringing the pandemic death toll to eight, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health.
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.
A tractor-trailer was totaled when it overturned Friday around 11 a.m. at the intersection of L.P. Bailey Memorial Highway and Volens Road.
A telephone line was pulled down across Halifax Road just north of Old Halifax Road Friday shortly before noon blocking traffic on both lanes of travel for a brief period of time.
The Virginia Department of Health is partnering with Halifax County to provide free, drive-thru and walk up COVID-19 testing at Halifax County Fairgrounds on Friday from 9 a.m. to noon
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.
The need for additional funding for capital improvement projects was a topic of discussion when the Halifax Industrial Development Authority met with the Halifax County Board of Supervisors on Friday morning in the IDA boardroom.
The fate of the former Daystrom building was a topic of discussion at a Friday morning joint meeting of the Halifax Industrial Development Authority and the Halifax County Board of Supervisors.
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.
With less than three weeks away from the Nov. 3 general election, a fourth of Halifax County residents have voted as of Wednesday afternoon.
The Halifax Community Players are planning a drive-thru trick-or-treat in the Halifax County High School parking lot to “save Halloween.”
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 …
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.
Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital has tightened its restrictions on visitation because of an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Halifax County, according to a news release issued by the hospital Thursday morning.
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.
The county plans to work with ADD Equipment to construct three towers for wireless broadband network installation in just one of the moving parts to supply internet to underserved areas in the county.
A Halifax County High School club was among the 22 award winners recognized during the annual Youth of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety (YOVASO) awards ceremony held Sept. 29 for the first time virtually via Facebook Live.
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.
Piney Creek Solar, LLC has filed to amend their solar application to add three additional parcels for wetland.
The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit conducted an air assault using members of its Maritime Raid Force in a mock raid at the Halifax County Fairgrounds on Thursday night.
Learn to cook Molasses Grill’s sweet potato encrusted salmon by participating in Halifax County Cancer Association’s latest fundraiser, “Cooking for Hope.”
Halifax County added another COVID-19 fatality to close out a month that brought the most cases and deaths since the pandemic started upending the nation in March.
Southside Behavioral Health celebrated its name change from Southside Community Services Board in a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday morning at its South Boston center on Hamilton Boulevard.
More than a thousand Halifax County voters have opted to cast their ballots for the Nov. 3 election early, and that steady stream of voters at Mary Bethune Complex continued Friday morning, undeterred by the rain.
Family members and friends of Mary Helen Gravitt, Hazel Chandler, and the late Nancy Sweeney gathered at Hupp’s Mill Plaza Saturday morning to Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
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.
When talking to Margaret Lacy of Halifax, it’s easy to get lost in her stories of traveling across the United States to see her late husband, George T. Lacy III, as she made stops at Army boot camps in Colorado, New Orleans and Mississippi.
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.
Interim improvements will be made along Route 654 — Sinai Road — in Halifax County to improve existing conditions for pedestrian travel.