A South Boston woman faces a charge of following too closely following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Saturday at 3:11 p.m. at the intersection of Sinai Road and Mountain Road.

Patrick Henry Jolly, the fifth great grandson of Patrick Henry, the voice of the American Revolution, will present a program entitled “Not to the Strong Alone” during an assembly program at Halifax County Middle School on Monday.

The Southside Economic Development Committee of the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission once again tabled the town of Halifax’s $179,000 grant request for the Halifax War Memorial Heritage Tourism Site enhancement project when they met Tuesday.

Hemp research received a $125,000 grant from the Virginia Tobacco Commission Revitalization Committee when they met Tuesday.

One driver was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred at approximately 10 a.m. Tuesday at 4183 Mountain Road in Halifax, according to witnesses at the scene.

A 46-year-old South Boston woman faces a charge of reckless driving following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Friday at 5:45 p.m. on Rt. 659, one-tenth mile east of Rt. 654.

A 19-year-old was seriously injured when he hit two parked vehicles in a wreck on Dec. 30 at 10:26 p.m. on Edmunds Street 600 feet north of Washington Avenue.

As one rides by Cluster Springs Volunteer Fire Department on Highway 501 south, he or she will see a new A-line roof being constructed above the flat roof on the structure housing the fire engines and ambulance.

Sheriff Fred S. Clark takes the oath of office to serve another four-year term from retired Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Joel C. Cunningham on Monday. Clark won a third four-year term in November’s election handily beating challenger John O. Tanner in a landslide victory. Prior to beco…

As the Rev. Anthony Womack scanned New Vernon Baptist Church’s congregation one recent Sunday morning, he began to notice that a particular age group was missing.

The year 2019 proved to be a challenging year that supplied plenty of headlines to choose from in compiling a list of Top 10 stories of the year in Halifax County. Right up until the end, the big news flowed: Passage of the 1% sales tax referendum with monies to be used for school constructi…

Two drivers were injured and transported to the hospital following a three-vehicle wreck that occurred Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Route 360 and Bellevue Road, according to Virginia State Police.

A 41-year-old Richmond man was airlifted to Duke University Hospital following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Thursday at 11:10 p.m. on James D. Hagood Highway, a mile east of Rodgers Chapel Road.

A South Boston man, 24-year-old Nicholas “Nick” Conner of Boodie Trail, was shot and killed in an incident that occurred in Henderson, North Carolina, at 5:48 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18.

Say your prayers and get to bed early. And don’t forget to leave a little snack for Santa and the reindeer. That’s some of the advice Santa offers for local children hoping for a visit on Christmas Eve tomorrow night.

Starting on Nov. 1, South Boston Police Department decided to participate in No Shave November. No Shave November is something that has gained popularity nationwide in recent years with law enforcement agencies across the United States. Officers who wish to participate in No Shave November m…

A Virgilina family of five lost everything when their singlewide trailer “burnt completely down,” including their children’s Christmas presents, just 10 days before the holiday.

The Halifax County Service Authority has agreed to pay $120,000 to Cowford Road resident Steven Salley for settlement of a civil suit Salley filed against the service authority in March 2017 for sewage overflow on his five-acre farm.

A 39-year-old South Boston woman faces a charge of improper lane change following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred at 4:21 p.m. Saturday on James D. Hagood Highway, two-tenths of a mile east of Dan River Church Road.

More than simply a big dig, notable progress is being made on the Halifax County Courthouse renovation project, with structural steel in place and work beginning on the roof of the 1834 courthouse at the center of the project.