RICHMOND — Students and teachers at all levels of education are transitioning from classroom to computer as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to rise. Not every subject lends itself to a smooth transition to distance learning, as students and instructors have discovered.
A 26-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of following too close following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred March 19 at 6:53 p.m. on Bill Tuck Highway at John Randolph Blvd.
Halifax County’s Young Life is coordinating a mulch sale to help students pay for their trip to Lake Champion in New York and Rockbridge called “Mulch Madness.”
Local government bodies are grappling with decisions about if and how to conduct public meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic after Gov. Ralph Northam’s ban of gatherings of 10 and the recommendation of individuals being 6 feet apart.
With assisted living homes not allowing visitors during the coronavirus pandemic and dealing with a growing feeling of isolation from residents and families, they’re getting more creative with programming.
Testing for the coronavirus continues at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital, and Faith O’Niel, customer development and marketing consultant, said Thursday it typically takes an average of seven days to receive test results.
The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be held on Saturday, April 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Winn’s Creek Baptist Church, and officials of the American Red Cross say the need for blood donations has never been greater.
Boston Commons is closing its doors on April 11 after 36 years of operation with the co-owner citing financial reasons.
Following Gov. Ralph Northam’s Monday announcement of Executive Order 53, South Boston town manager Tom Raab announced new operational procedures Tuesday afternoon.
Heritage Festival committee members announced Tuesday the cancellation, until further notice, of the 17th Annual Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival.
“It’s a really sad day,” said Superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg following Gov. Ralph Northam’s Monday announcement that all Virginia schools would be closed through at least this academic year.
An unidentified man was transported to the hospital with injures following a two-vehicle wreck around noon Friday at the intersection of Easley Street and Broad Street in South Boston.
A 77-year-old Durham man was injured and transported to the hospital following a Halifax County motorcycle wreck Tuesday morning, according to a report from the Virginia State Police.
Voters are being encouraged to vote absentee in the coming local May elections for South Boston and Scottsburg town councils and mayors, according to Heather Harding, director of elections.
In-person absentee voting for the general election on Tuesday, May 5 for the town of South Boston and town of Scottsburg begins Friday, according to Halifax County registrar Heather Harding.
Sentara announced Monday that visitors will not be allowed in its hospitals — including Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital — until the COVID-19 is no longer a threat.
A 79-year-old Halifax man, John S. Ragsdale, has been charged with reckless driving following a two-vehicle wreck at 7:35 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Route 360 and Route 654, according to a report from Virginia State Police.
A 24-year-old Gladys man faces a charge of reckless driving following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. on Route 690 two-tenths of a mile west of Route 603.
Supporters of Dr. William Will of the Loveshop Road Veterinary Clinic have continued to rally around the beloved vet in hopes that he will fight to keep his clinic open.
When Frank Coley left for work at Sunshine Mills on Thursday evening, he never would have imagined that a couple of hours later, his home would be engulfed in flames.
Birthday cards were read. “Happy Birthday” was sung, and birthday cake was had. But, there’s still one more gift that sisters Shawna Krohn of Mississippi and Wynona Childress of Hurt hope to give their late sister Emma Compton Layne for her 55th birthday, the gift of justice.
A 55-year-old South Boston woman faces a charge of failure to stop before entering the highway following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Thursday morning on U.S. Highway 501, one-half mile north of Dogwood Trail, according to a report filed by Virginia State Trooper T.B. Jones.
Former Vice President Joe Biden seems to be the frontrunner in earning the Democratic parties’ support after tackling 10 victories in the Super Tuesday race including earning the support of Virginia and Halifax County voters.
A 23-year-old South Boston man was transported to a medical facility after he sustained minor injuries in a single-vehicle wreck at 11:52 p.m. Saturday, according to a report from Virginia State Trooper H. J. Buzetta.
Even though they are unable to fund many requests in the county budget, the Halifax County Board of Supervisors reviewed a balanced budget Monday afternoon that includes no increase in tax rates.
The rain did not deter voters from heading out to the polls to vote in the Democratic presidential primary election on Super Tuesday in Halifax County.
Public hearings for conditional use permits for two solar facilities are slated for the Halifax County Board of Supervisors monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax.
Virginia voters have their choice of an array of candidates on the ballot when they head to the polls on March 3, or “Super Tuesday,” for the Democratic presidential primary.
More details have been released in the Monday evening fatality that claimed the life of 69-year-old Carrie A. Williams of Scottsburg.
Tommy Rogers got a good feeling when he walked into the Food Lion at 3130 Halifax Road in South Boston, so he decided to play the lottery.
A 69-year-old Scottsburg woman died following a two-vehicle crash at about 7:45 p.m. Monday as she was on the way to her sister’s house that was on fire.
Tractor Supply Company continues its efforts to support youth across the country by kicking off the year with its annual Grants for Growing campaign.
Snow lovers got a brief taste of wintry weather Thursday when approximately an inch of snow blanketed Halifax County, but it didn’t stick around long. Yet, it was still enough to give Halifax County Public School students a snow day and a half as they were out by 1 p.m. Thursday and out of s…