Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced at a Tuesday afternoon press conference that he is comfortable moving most of Virginia into Phase Two starting Friday.

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.

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.

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.

For the 14th consecutive year, Benchmark Community Bank has been named one of the nation’s Top 200 Community Banks.

Mecklenburg County recorded its 20th death attributed to COVID-19 in the latest Virginia Department of Health data released Thursday morning.

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.

On Thursday, several calls came in to the Halifax E911 Center regarding the sighting of a black bear in the area of Hamilton Boulevard and College Street.

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.

Southside Virginia localities reported more cases of COVID-19 in the Virginia Department of Health’s data update Thursday morning.

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 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 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.