Destination Downtown South Boston has announced the 2020 South Boston Harvest Festival scheduled for Sept. 26 has been canceled due to the health and safety concerns associated with the continued COVID-19 pandemic.

The Great Opportunities in Technology and Engineering Careers (GO TEC) staff and advisory board have launched a new website,, for the GO TEC talent development project supported by GO Virginia for Regions 3, 1 and 4.

With a push of community support behind him, Dr. William Will of the former Loveshop Road Veterinary Clinic has reapplied to have his license renewed and is waiting to hear back from the Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine.

The Confederate monument in front of the Halifax County Courthouse is seen as a symbol of history. But for a sizable group of Halifax County citizens, the statue represents an era in the nation’s history that should not be glorified.

A tractor-trailer hauling plywood spilled the boards onto the roadway at the intersection of U.S. 58 and 501 in Riverdale on Wednesday morning. South Boston Police helped direct and reroute traffic as the Virginia State Police investigated the crash that involved at least four vehicles. Plyw…

The Halifax County Community Strategic Plan – Quality of Life Work Group has teamed up with the Halifax Farmers Market and Downtown South Boston Farmers Market to promote a countywide litter free culture.

During a time when they’re normally making plans for the annual Clover Volunteer Fire Department Fall Festival held in October, officials have announced the cancellation of the fall tradition.

A 68-year-old Virgilina woman, Paulette D. Bowen, faces a charge of improper passing in a wreck involving a tractor at 12:24 p.m. Wednesday, according to a report filed by Virginia State Trooper J.A. Wilmoth.

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit small businesses hard. More than 50 of Halifax County businesses have received assistance during this challenging time, through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Halifax County crossed the 100-mark threshold of COVID-19 cases on Sunday morning, the last holdout among Southern Virginia localities with only double-digit figures last week.

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Students enjoy exploring robotics during Institute for Advanced Learning and Research’s traveling STEM camp hosted Monday at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center. Students participating include Sevanna Fike, Tiffany Benoun, Cheyenne Lloyd, Sydney Gayles and Nora Gayles. The Inspirat…

A Scottsburg man was charged with driving under the influence in a single-vehicle wreck Friday night, according to a report filed by Virginia State Trooper D.N. Clark.

Since state legislation went into effect July 1 allowing localities to pass ordinances restricting guns from local government buildings, parks, recreation and community centers and permitted events and adjacent streets, organizations such as the Virginia Citizens Defense League have been fig…

More than $7,000 worth of damage was caused Wednesday when a vehicle struck a realtor sign and some bushes before striking the porch of a house on Halifax Road, according to a report filed by Halifax Police Officer H. Eckstein.

A 20-year-old Clarksville man struck a horse that ran into his path of travel on U.S. Highway 58 Sunday night, according to a report filed by Virginia State Police trooper D.N. Clark.

The Clover Power Plant could be closing by 2025, according to Virginia Electric and Power Company’s 2020 Integrated Resource Plan submitted to the State Corporation Commission.

A 43-year-old Scottsburg man faces a charge of failure to drive right of center following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Friday at 11:05 a.m. on Route 720, two miles east of Route 827.

A total of over $4.6 million in grants has been awarded to projects in Region 3 to help the post-COVID-19 economic recovery in the region.

Restaurants, grocery stores and gas stations in South Boston have started posting signs on their windows, asking their customers to provide exact change if possible or to use their debit card when making a purchase.

Since Thursday, Halifax County has added six new cases of COVID-19, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health.