A 46-year-old Durham, North Carolina, man faces a charge of reckless driving/failure to maintain proper control following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred at 6:39 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Murphy Grove Road and Joe Jackson Trail.

A pair of South Boston natives and 1970’s graduates of Halifax County High School are planning a Youth Development and Educational Forum for kids of all ages and ethnicities, especially those in middle and high schools.

In celebration of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Sentara Halifax Regional, in conjunction with Christi Hughart, D.O., FACOS, will be sponsoring a free prostate cancer screen on Sept. 25. This free screening will include a PSA blood test and a prostate exam.

The pastoral beauty of northern Halifax County will again provide a pleasant backdrop for the annual Triangle Volunteer Fire Department Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Virginia Gov. Ralph S. Northam announced the reappointment of South Boston resident Alexus Smith to the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities on Friday.

The South Boston-Halifax Retail Merchants Association (RMA) will be an active Gold level sponsor in next month’s Halifax County Cancer Association (HCCA) Walk for Hope.

A 60-year-old Halifax woman was transported to the hospital with injuries suffered in a two-vehicle wreck that happened shortly after 2 p.m. Monday in front of her home located at 4178 L.P. Bailey Memorial Highway.

The Halifax and South Boston farmers markets each celebrated National Farmers Market Week in a big way on Saturday, with special activities on top of the usual farm fresh produce offered for sale.

The courthouse construction project is showing progress, with structural steel erection and continued installation of footings and structural retaining walls, Scott Simpson, county administrator, told supervisors on Monday.

Heritage House Home Furnishings is hosting a benefit for Garrett Berneche and family from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the Heritage House Home Furnishings parking lot across from Halifax County High School, at 3501 Old Halifax Road. His daughters, Calliope and Mina Berneche, urge the public to su…

The Vaughan House, a two-story Italianate frame residence located on Washington Avenue in the South Boston Historic District, has recently been named to the National Register of Historic Places. The National Register designation was bestowed by the National Park Service, a division of the U.…

Members of fire and rescue were given multiple shots to show off their strength, but it was ultimately members of the local police departments who were given the bragging rights after the tug of war at National Night Out on Tuesday night.

Glen N. Abernathy wore many different hats in decades of service to the citizens of the town of South Boston and Halifax County as a long-time pharmacist and as a member of city and town council and mayor of South Boston.

The Halifax County Board of Supervisors finance committee members heard some good money news at their Thursday afternoon meeting, when County Administrator Scott Simpson informed them the county is in position to receive a $50,000 grant through USDA Rural Development for purchase of sheriff’…

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office sponsors a beneficial program that provides a sense of comfort and ease to families of individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and autism.

Local law enforcement officers and other community leaders plan to kick off the 20th annual National Night Out in Halifax County with a parade that will get underway at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Halifax County Fairgrounds, located on Highway 360 (James D. Hagood Highway) in South Boston.

The Social Security Administration (SSA) and its office of the inspector general have launched a joint public service announcement campaign addressing a nationwide telephone impersonation scheme.

Local law enforcement officers and other community leaders plan to kick off the 20th annual National Night Out in Halifax County with a parade that will get underway at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Halifax County Fairgrounds, located on Highway 360 (James D. Hagood Highway) in South Boston.

Outside of a backyard garden, one can’t find produce that’s more local than what’s offered at the Downtown South Boston Farmers Market. After more than 32 years, still nearly two dozen vendors come together throughout the seasons to support the South Boston and Halifax County community.

When we received word that “they” were coming through the neighborhood replacing light poles, we knew we would be affected in a huge way. The “they” referred to in this instance was what we used to call VEPCO (Virginia Electric Power Company) in its younger days, but now has morphed into Dom…