Maintenance employees from Halifax County Service Authority were called out about 10 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day to repair a water main break at Grove Avenue and Vaughan Street in South Boston. Water service to customers in the area had to be cut off while repairs took place. Affected areas inc…

As many look ahead at a busy holiday season, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors across the country to harness their humanity by giving blood or platelets in the coming weeks.

A 17-year-old juvenile from South Boston faces a charge of improper passing following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Friday at 3:40 p.m. at the intersection of Route 716 and Route 619 in Halifax.

Virginians will be able to feed their families a Thanksgiving meal for less than $6.50 per person this year, according to an informal price survey conducted by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation.

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A 69-year-old Scottsburg man faces a charge of failure to yield the right of way following a two-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday, Nov. 17, in the 300 block of Mountain Road at 8:24 p.m. when he was driving a Halifax Volunteer Fire Department truck.

Just days before Thanksgiving travelers hit the road — some for the first time in two years because of the pandemic — Halifax County’s downward infection track has reversed course.

A Scottsburg mother and her three children lost all of their belongings and their home at 8074 James D. Hagood Highway in an early Friday morning house fire.

The Halifax County Planning Commission recommended allowing the use of townhouses in M-1, industrial zoning districts with a conditional use permit and recommended adding a definition of townhouses when they met Tuesday evening.

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Tri-County Community Action Agency, an established community organization focused on reducing the number of families living in poverty, Wednesday announced that it has been selected to receive a $2.5 million grant from the Bezos Day 1 Families Fund—the largest private grant in Tri-County Com…

It’s that time of the year again when Santa Claus trades in his sleigh for a Halifax County Sheriff’s Office patrol cruiser.

Two individuals were transported to a nearby hospital with minor injuries sustained in a two-vehicle wreck Tuesday near 9:30 a.m., according to a report filed by Virginia State Trooper L. V. Pambid.

Another solar facility to be located in Halifax County jumped its first hurdle Tuesday evening when the Halifax County Planning Commission recommended approval of its conditional use permit following a joint public hearing with the Halifax County Board of Supervisors in which no one spoke in…

The public will get a chance to welcome 60 to 80 veterans of the Combat Veteran Motorcycle Association as they roll into the Uttermost Ranch on Saturday at 11 a.m. for their Hope Feast.

The L.E. Coleman African-American Museum in Halifax, organized by the Care in the Community Association collaborative, is hosting a Thanksgiving food giveaway Thursday starting at 10 a.m.

As Halifax County teeters on the verge of 4,000 total COVID-19 cases — amid a recent decline — the Virginia Department of Health on Friday reported an outbreak at Cluster Springs Elementary School with fewer than five infections.

During the Veterans Day program in Clarksville on Thursday, three residents from Halifax County and South Boston were presented with a quilt of valor from the Glory Quilters of Clarksville.

Four public hearings — two dealing with solar farm issues — are scheduled Tuesday evening when members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission gather.

Halifax County High School’s JROTC paid tribute to veterans Thursday with a special program. The Halifax County Color Guard presented the colors followed by the National Anthem sung by Cadet Maj. Victoria Montes-Bradley. Maj. Scott A. Nivens delivered the keynote address. Among his awards an…

The South Boston Police Department has announced the kickoff of its Santa Cops program for 2021. Santa Cops began in 2019 with a mission to help make Christmas brighter for those less fortunate in the community. Support received from local businesses and the generosity from the community has…

South Boston True Value, in partnership with the True Value Foundation, is providing free health and safety kits to First Baptist Weekday School and Halifax County Middle School through the newly created Educational Heroes Safety Campaign. To ensure the health and safety of students, teacher…

The TRIO Southern Piedmont Educational Opportunity Center is sponsoring Free Application for Federal Student Aid workshops for area high school seniors at Halifax County High School.

A tornado touched down in the Elmo area of Halifax County as part of a powerful line of storms that rocked Southside Virginia on Oct. 25.

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Veterans Day, a national holiday in honor of all United State Military veterans of all wars, is Thursday, and Halifax County High School JROTC members invite the public to their Veteran’s Day program that morning.

Starting in October, Southside Behavioral Health (SBH) launched a county-wide warmline for individuals living in Brunswick, Halifax and Mecklenburg counties in need of behavioral health assistance.