A Halifax woman faces a charge of following too closely in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Tuesday morning at 8:35 a.m. at the intersection of Greens Folly Road and Halifax Road.
The Halifax County Business and Professional Council invite the public to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration program at First Baptist Church on Ferry Street in South Boston on Sunday.
Rev. Dr. Otis R. Dillard, pastor of County Line Missionary Baptist Church, will be guest speaker for the L. E. Coleman African American Museum’s annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Breakfast Celebration on Monday.
When members of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors gathered for their reorganizational meeting earlier this month, ED-3 Supervisor Hubert Pannell was named chairman, and ED-7 Supervisor Garland Ricketts was named vice chairman.
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.
Books are gateways to the imagination. And as early literacy specialist Sue Brooks says, “Once you’re hooked by a book, you’re hooked for life.”
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.
Since the days following the Thursday evening house fire at 3060 Mountain Road in Halifax, Terance Jones and his family are struggling to face their new reality.
After being displeased with the 80% tax exemption given to solar developers for machinery and tools tax, the county has found a middle ground in the form of revenue sharing and looking to find a lobbyist to make sure they get their fair share.
Although not unanimous, members of Halifax County Board of Supervisors elected election district three supervisor Hubert Pannell as their new chairman for 2020 and ED-7 Supervisor Garland Ricketts as their vice-chairman when they met for their reorganizational meeting Monday evening.
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.
The Halifax County Board of Supervisors are set to reorganize when they meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax.
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.
A Halifax man lost everything in a Thursday evening fire at his residence at 3060 Mountain Road, according to Halifax Volunteer Fire Department fire chief Darryl Dawson.
The Halifax County Board of Supervisors went on record last year supporting the passage of a 1% sales tax referendum to fund capital improvements to county schools, including new construction or renovation.
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…
Dale Miller was presented the annual Cora Tucker Community Service Award on New Year’s Day during the 2020 Jubilee Day service held at Banister Hill Baptist Church.
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 former state trooper and his wife died Christmas Eve morning in a murder-suicide at their Bellvue Road residence near South Boston.
An off-duty South Boston police officer is credited with rescuing the occupant from a house fire that occurred Sunday afternoon, according to South Boston Fire Chief Steve Phillips.
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.
Kelly Ragsdale, a member of the Liberty Volunteer Fire Department, noticed smoke coming from the home of his mother, Phyllis, early Thursday afternoon.
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.
No one was hurt in a Thursday morning house fire on Berry Hill Road in South Boston that displaced one, according to South Boston Fire Chief Steve Phillips.
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.
Starting Jan. 1, the Halifax County Animal Control located at 1040 Farm Road in South Boston will no longer have a drop off kennel for animals brought to the shelter after hours in order to be compliant with state code.
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.