Two county residents are dead following shootings that occurred shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday at 3601 Old Halifax Road in South Boston.
Halifax County native Edith Edmunds, 94, sews on most days. In the beginning, she used a Singer treadle machine powered by her foot. Later, she modified it with a motor. Now it sits idle in her kitchen needing repair. But it remains her favorite.
A 33-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of reckless driving/failure to maintain proper control following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred at 6 p.m. Sunday on State Route 659, a half of a mile east of State Route 683.
A 65-year-old Douglasville, Georgia, man was transported to the hospital with injuries following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred at 7:30 a.m. Sunday on Highway 58, a mile east of State Route 696.
Beacon Towers will have a proposed tower site in northern Halifax County all to itself, after supervisors on Monday shot down a conditional use permit application for Tower North Development to build a telecommunications tower a short distance away from the tower proposed by Beacon Towers at…
Supervisors adopted a financing resolution effective from 2019-2035 and also approved the tax certificate and lease purchase contract for a new emergency communications radio system at Monday’s meeting.
Two persons were injured Monday evening when a tractor-trailer and farm tractor collided in the east bound lane on James D. Hagood Highway (Highway 360) near Terry’s Bridge Road in Scottsburg.
When thinking about investment firms, one may think it’s all about numbers or the return on investment, and while that’s always important for TFX Capital, their focus is on the people they invest in and what they’re trying to accomplish across the world.
Halifax County has joined a growing number of localities passing resolutions declaring themselves Second Amendment Sanctuaries with a unanimous vote (8-0) by Halifax County Board of Supervisors on Monday before a packed house of approximately 500 gun rights supporters at Mary Bethune gym in …
A Scottsburg man faces a charge of following too closely following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Wednesday at 7:49 a.m. at the intersection of John Randolph Blvd at Hamilton Blvd.
Monday’s meeting of the board of supervisors is being moved to the Mary Bethune Gym, due to the anticipated crowd for the Second Amendment sanctuary issue on the agenda.
Red Hill Plantation in Brookneal was among 19 projects recently awarded a total of $5.89 million in Virginia Land Conservation Foundation (VLCF) grants to protect more than 17,000 acres of land across the commonwealth.
Individuals with various disabilities who may not normally get to hunt otherwise were given the chance after the Halifax Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and Virginia Wheelin’ Sportsman partnered for the 16th annual Wheelin’ Sportsman deer hunt at Staunton River State Park on S…
A 56-year-old South Boston woman was transported to the hospital with serious injuries following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday on State Route 676 (Ashbury Church Road), a half of a mile west of State Route 672 (Jones Trail).
Southside Community Services Board continued in its commitment to serve the counties of Halifax, Brunswick and Mecklenburg by hosting its third crisis intervention training class. This nationally recognized week-long class was attended by 20 law enforcement officers from local police departm…
Virginians will be able to feed their families a Thanksgiving meal for a little over $6 per person this year, according to an informal price survey conducted by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation.
Thanks to members of Abiding Branch Christian Ministries dozens of individuals received a Thanksgiving meal a week early at Washington-Coleman Community Center in South Boston as part of their many outreaches.
Police have identified the victim that was struck Saturday evening at the intersection of Easley Street and Broad Street and transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
Halifax County High School placed third in the high school division of the statewide 2019 YOVASO’s “Save Your Tailgate, Buckle Up and Slow Down” (SYT) campaign.
Halifax County Service Authority board members unanimously approved $7,500 during their monthly meeting Thursday for work on developing a streamlined HCSA policy and programs manual.
South Boston police are investigating an incident that occurred Saturday evening at the intersections of Easley and Broad Street when a pedestrian apparently was struck.
A 25-year-old Halifax man faces a charge of driving under the influence following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday on State Route 654, a half of a mile east of State Route 678.
The Alton Christmas Parade will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, with Santa making his way through the parade this year in Alton in his usual secret mode of transportation.
Halifax Soil and Water Conservation District hosted its annual awards banquet earlier this month and bestowed its most prestigious award on Adam Davis.
A Gretna family of four has been displaced, and a dog died in a house fire that occurred around 10:25 p.m. Sunday when their house at 1605 Pittsville Road caught fire.
Customers expecting broadband service in Halifax County continue to wait, but there is progress, county administrator Scott Simpson said this week.
Virginia State Police Trooper D. W. Lacks is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash in Charlotte County. The crash occurred at 2:17 p.m. on Monday when a tractor-trailer and a 1996 Subaru Legacy collided on Highway 360 at Route 47.
Residents in the area of Mountain Road and Oak Level Road may be seeing a race between two developers to build different telecommunications towers within 890 feet of each other, after Halifax County planners unanimously recommended approval of a 195-foot-tall wireless telecommunications towe…
A 19-year-old Halifax woman was transported to Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred at 12:41 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, on Sinai Road, a mile north of Greens Folly Road in South Boston.
A series of reports and updates are scheduled for the monthly meeting of the Halifax County Service Authority, set for 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the HCSA administration-operations building located at 2529 Houghton Avenue in South Boston.
A 39-year-old Nathalie man is being held in Blue Ridge Regional Jail with no bond after being charged with robbery of the Short Stop II on Love Shop Road in Halifax on Sunday evening.
Fruit and vegetable producers in 16 Southside counties will be eligible for matching grants this year under a program funded by the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission.
(EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is reprinted with permission from “Style Weekly.” Felicia Bowman Chandler, a former South Boston resident, was featured in the magazine’s The 2019 Top 40 under 40.)