While realizing he wouldn’t know the true effect of COVID-19 on county finances until July, county administrator Scott Simpson told the finance committee Wednesday he expects to see a “minimal impact” to tax revenue.
The pool complex at Staunton River State Park will be closed for the 2020 season due to COVID-19 protocols put in place to look after the safety of all guests and staff.
When Westside Mobile Home Park residents Susie Hodges and Joe Leigh got the call that their home was on fire while they were out late Monday morning, they didn’t know what they would find when they returned home.
Mecklenburg County recorded another death related to COVID-19 in Tuesday morning’s data report as cases continued to grow to areas in the western part of Southern Virginia.
Due to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and risks to the public health of a large-scale gathering, organizers have decided to postpone the 40th Annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival, originally scheduled for Friday, July 24.
The Halifax County Department of Tourism has announced the relaunch of its website www.gohalifaxva.com; a site devoted to showcasing Halifax County and providing information about the county’s attractions, events and the community.
The executive director of the Southern Virginia Higher Ed Center will be working as part of Gov. Ralph Northam’s appointed COVID-19 Education Work Group to help chart a path forward for determining how schools can safely reopen later this year.
The Virginia State Police is investigating an incident with an airplane Tuesday afternoon at William M. Tuck Airport in Halifax County.
Flooding left the Riverdale area of South Boston underwater over the weekend. While the water levels have gone down, Riverdale might not be out of the woods yet.
Halifax County added another case of COVID-19, and other areas of Southside continue to see increases according to Tuesday morning’s data report by the Virginia Department of Health.
Mecklenburg County’s COVID-19 cases hit 200 on Sunday morning, according to Virginia Health Department data.
A group of individuals have teamed up with the organization Misunderstood to “Jeep for others” on Saturday, May 30, by joining together, riding throughout the community in a variety of Jeeps in an attempt to bring joy to the community while raising funds to help those in need.
Summerfest in Virgilina has been canceled for the first time since it started nearly four decades ago because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A rapidly rising Dan River sent Riverdale merchants scurrying Wednesday and Thursday to move inventory to higher ground as relentless rains continued to pound Southern Virginia.
On Saturday, more than 100 persons in undertested, high-need communities were tested for COVID-19 at five locations in Halifax and Mecklenburg counties.
A friend to all and a stranger to none — that’s the way South Boston firefighter Calvin “Sput” Jones will be remembered.
Halifax County recorded two new cases of COVID-19 in Tuesday morning’s data update from the Virginia Department of Health.
When recording artist Feleshia Ballou-Thornton came back to her hometown Thursday to provide masks, vitamins, water, snacks and other items to the Sinai community at the Quick Shop on Sinai Road, she had no idea that she would have the response she did.
Farm Market Fresh for Seniors is a program made available by Lake Country Area Agency on Aging, Virginia Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services in which eligible seniors may apply to receive $45 worth of checks that ca…
The 79-year-old Halifax man involved in the Tuesday morning wreck involving a logging truck on Chatham Road at the intersection with Meadville Road faces a charge of failure to yield the right of way.
There has been an “overwhelming response” of absentee votes for the municipal elections coming up Tuesday for South Boston Town Council, South Boston and Scottsburg mayors and Scottsburg Town Council, according to Heather Harding, county registrar.
Sentara, Tri-County Community Action Agency and other local partners are providing free COVID-19 testing, rain or shine, at the following locations on Saturday:
The Virginia Department of Health reported another case of COVID-19 in Halifax County and three additional deaths in Mecklenburg County in its Wednesday morning update.
The Tri-County Community Action Agency expects to receive extra funding to help community members in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency wants to know firsthand from community members what their needs are during the health crisis.
In honor of her late father Felix Ballou and best friend Aj Scott, international R&B and soul recording artist, Fee Blu, also known as Feleshia Ballou-Thornton, is bringing COVID relief to her hometown community on Thursday.
The 5th Congressional District Democratic Committee held a virtual convention Saturday morning to select delegates to the state and national conventions later this year.
The cab of a logging truck rest in a bed of trees off the side of Chatham Road and a Buick sat near it with visible damage on the driver’s side at the scene of a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Chatham Road and Meadville Road around 11 a.m. Tuesday.
A 47-year-old Buffalo Junction woman drove into the front entrance of O’Kelly’s in South Boston at 8:22 p.m. Thursday while driving a pick-up truck, according to a report filed by South Boston Police Officer J. DeSantis.
A parade of cars made its way around the circle in front of Commonwealth Senior Living on Sunday afternoon, as residents sat in balloon-adorned chairs holding posters with loving messages for their families.
A South Boston man was not injured in a Thursday afternoon wreck in which he struck a mailbox, according to a report filed by Virginia State Trooper T.B. Jones.