Destination Downtown South Boston has announced the theme for the South Boston Christmas Parade, which is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7.

More than 40 individuals were asked to keep the story of the Halifax War Memorial alive when they attended a communitywide Memorial Day Service at the War Memorial in Halifax on Sunday. Pointing to the book of Joshua for scripture, guest speaker Rev. Frank Carr told the story of Israelites g…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office once again will sponsor the HCSO Public Safety Youth Camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 17-21.

Even though the Halifax County Public School Education Foundation has yet to agree to hold funds for the school system, the foundation is backing the sales tax incentive for school capital improvements.

It’s been 15 years since Kim Adams and her husband, Bill, moved to a secluded farm on Beulah Road in the northern part of the county where they created Recovering Hands — a caring and therapeutic environment committed to helping women trying to reclaim lives lost to substance abuse.

The Halifax County Veterans Association invites the public to a communitywide Memorial Day Service at the War Memorial in Halifax at 3 p.m. Sunday featuring guest speaker the Rev. Dr. Frank Carr.

A medical benefit designed to assist Barry Webb in his fight against multiple myeloma is scheduled from 5 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, June 8, at Halifax Country Club.

A race is shaping up for the ED-7 seat on the Halifax County School Board, with the incumbent, Monty Lowery, yet to pick up a packet with only a little over three weeks left before the deadline to file as a candidate.

With no rate or fee increases, Halifax County Service Authority approved its fiscal year 2020 budget totaling $5.4 million when they met Thursday evening.

Three county teenagers were injured — two seriously — when they were involved in a single-vehicle wreck at 8:15 p.m. Monday on Highway 501, one-tenth of a mile north of State Route 610.

Dr Roger W. Browne, respected South Boston retired physician who served his country in the Republic of Vietnam from Aug. 14 1968 to Aug. 9, 1969, will be the guest speaker for the Memorial Day tribute to be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 27, at the Halifax County War Memorial.

After rainy weather postponed the original date of the car show, Winbush Racing is ready to invite the classics and hot rods to come out from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hupps Mill Plaza in South Boston.

Joining a list of other supporters, the Halifax County Service Authority members plan to review a resolution of support for the Halifax County Community Strategic Plan as well as present their fiscal year 2020 annual operations budget when they meet Thursday.

The annual Virgilina Memorial Day Service will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 26, at Virgilina Cemetery. This is a follow up to the annual Summerfest being held on Saturday with food, parade, crafts and music.

A 57-year-old Roxboro, North Carolina, man faces a charge of failure to yield the right of way following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred at 12:55 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 360 at the intersection of State Route 360 in Scottsburg.

The threat of stormy weather forced the postponement of the SoBo Brew Fest that had been scheduled for Saturday at Constitution Square in South Boston.

“When you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, sometimes it’s a lot to handle. It’s important to remember that mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable,” according to Joseph Orenstein, LCSW, …

Lanco Paving and town of South Boston maintenance workers were busy earlier this week digging up portions of Watkins Avenue at Easley Street that are considered “soft spots.”  Lanco Paving is milling the soft spots to dig out the area and refill the spots with rocks, a layer of base over the…

Former school principal and current education coordinator with the Department of Corrections Vince Newton has qualified to run for a seat on the Halifax County School Board, according to Halifax County Registrar Heather Harding.

Halifax County is facing a crisis in finding qualified personnel to handle an ever-increasing volume of emergency services calls, and one agency is pursuing its own license to provide EMS services.

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) is seeking applicants for 12 AmeriCorps summer positions in Danville and South Boston. The service members will complete 300 hours, or about 30 hours per week for 10 weeks, May-August and will be eligible for multiple benefits, includin…

A 37-year-old Halifax woman was injured and transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred at 9:04 p.m. Friday on L. P. Bailey Memorial Highway, north of Cedar Fork Road.

A small kitchen fire broke out in a Willow Oaks apartment on Poplar Creek Street in South Boston around 9:15 a.m. Monday with damage contained to the stove and kitchen area.

It’s been one step forward, one step back in progress in the courthouse renovation and expansion project, with the former commonwealth’s attorney’s building being demolished over the past month and earthwork underway to get the new building footprint at a sub-grade level.

Halifax County Board of Supervisors are set to consider a resolution adopting and appropriating a $95,503,467 budget for fiscal year 2020 at Monday’s meeting that includes raises for all county employees — 5 percent for employees making less than $34,000 and 4 percent for those making $34,00…

Four grants totaling $12,000 were awarded to libraries in Halifax-South Boston, Pittsylvania County, Caswell County and Danville by The Community Foundation of the Dan River.

Three firms have been selected to be interviewed by the facility committee in late May for the purpose of providing a conceptual study with the option of full architectural and engineering services for the design of a new Halifax County High School as well as construction administration services.