The Halifax County Board of Supervisors finance committee, comprised of chairman and ED-1 representative J. T. Davis, ED-2 Supervisor Jeffrey Francisco and ED-7 Supervisor Garland Ricketts, has unanimously recommended one of three options for financing debt service on courthouse and commonwe…
A two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Main Street and Seymour Drive in South Boston early Monday morning resulted in a total of $2,500 damage to the vehicles involved but no injuries and no charges, according to South Boston Police.
Halifax County Chamber of Commerce members are encouraged to attend a meet and greet event with 5th District Congressman Denver Riggleman from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Halifax Dog Squad members are inviting dogs, pups and their owners to swim at Staunton River State Park on Saturday, Sept. 7, as part of their “Paws in the Pool” fundraising event.
Halifax County planning commission members have expressed their support for Dale Miller to convert the building housing the former Cluster Springs Early Learning Center into a community center.
The Rev. Kevin Chandler of South Boston, senior pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in South Boston, is no longer the president of the Virginia State Conference NAACP, even though on Wednesday he said he’s still awaiting official notification.
A Nathalie man was transported to the hospital with minor injuries following a wreck on Love Shop Road early Thursday morning, according to Virginia State Police.
Fundraising for the Walkway of Honor, a brick footpath through the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond honoring Southside veterans, is halfway home.
The public is invited to make plans to join Halifax County Cancer Association for the 15th Annual Walk for Hope on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Halifax fairgrounds as the community gathers to honor and remember the cancer patients of Halifax County.
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.
“I’m still wishing for another miracle,” said Pastor Ohhwan Freedman Kim of Keysville, husband of Mary and father of 15-year-old Sue, 6-year-old Hannah and 13-year-old Tony, who were all injured in a two-vehicle wreck on Aug. 6.
Halifax County Service Authority took a step forward with replacing current meters with Advanced Metering Infrastructure Meters when they met Thursday.
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.
South Boston Tractor Supply Company will host animal adoptions, a pet supplies drive and more during their annual Out Here with Animals celebration on Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Halifax County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at Tuesday’s meeting to hear citizen comment on a conditional use permit for TJM Community Center.
A 72-year-old Nelson resident was airlifted to Duke University Medical Center with serious injuries following a single-vehicle wreck early Friday afternoon on Bill Tuck Highway (U.S. 58) during which he was ejected from his vehicle.
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.
It’s not often that someone lives to celebrate a 107th birthday, but long-time Halifax County resident Katherine McCargo did just that on Thursday at Sentara Woodview nursing home.
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.
The Vernon Hill Community Men’s Group invites the public to Oak Level Volunteer Fire Department from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, for a back to school event.
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 Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System has received a $1,000 grant from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists to purchase books focusing on medical imaging and radiation therapy.
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.
One child was airlifted from the scene of a wreck that occurred around 1 p.m. Tuesday injuring three others and seriously damaging a house located at 1012 Temple Hill Road (State Route 614) in Scottsburg.
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.
Authorities are searching for a 34-year-old suspect after shots were fired into a moving vehicle at about 2 a.m. Sunday on Seymour Drive, South Boston police report.
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’…
The Prizery’s One Community Initiative will present Dr. Amy Tillerson-Brown, associate professor and chair of the history department of Mary Baldwin University, as she returns to the lecture stage at The Prizery at 7 p.m. on Aug. 15.
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.
A 53-year-old Harrisonburg truck driver faces a charge of following too close after he was involved in a two-vehicle wreck at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday on State Route 360, a quarter of a mile east of State Route 868.