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Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

Fire halted at edge of data center

Leaf-burning spirals out of control; person responsible may be liable for damage after violating 4 p.m. ban

Long stretch of Tobacco Trail opens

With the April 22 opening of a ten-mile segment of the Tobacco Heritage Trail between the towns of Brodnax and Lawrenceville, the completed stretch of trail will grow to 22…

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SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.

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Competency issue looms over Terry capital trial

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James Lloyd Terry
Central State finding that defendant can participate in death penalty case sends lawyers back to courtroom

In Halifax, a trail friends organization aims for more

With the eastern portion of the Tobacco Heritage Trail now stretching 17 miles through fields and woods, what are the prospects for expanding South Boston’s 2.5 mile segment?

Washington Coleman housing rehab project moving forward

Plans are moving forward for a late May start date to the Washington Coleman Housing Rehabilitation Project, which calls for the revitalization of 14 homes and demolition of four more.

Celebrating Easter at sunrise

Numerous churches across Halifax County will be hosting Easter Sunrise Services on Sunday morning to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. Many will begin as early as 6 a.m.

Groups appeal for town funding

Of those appearing before Council, Jewell Medley of the United Way made a first-ever request from her agency for funds. Whereas the UW for years was supported by donations from business and industry, Medley pointed out that with the decline…

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