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Service set Friday for late Councilman Billy Clarke

Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in Route 501 hit-and-run

Virginia State Police are investigating a Friday morning hit-and-run in northern Halifax County at the Staunton River and Campbell County line that sent a pedestrian to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.…

Remains of Emma Compton Layne identified; leads sought in homicide

Human remains found in the Nathalie area in November have been positively identified as those of Emma Compton Layne of Cody, who has been missing since June 20, 2017.


One Dixie for all

Scottsburg merges with Halifax County Dixie Youth to form one countywide league




Health and Wellness

Blood drive slated at CMH / May 02, 2012
Virginia Blood Services will hold its next blood drive at Community Memorial Healthcenter (CMH) in South Hill on Thursday, May 3, from 1-5:30 p.m. and on Friday, May 4, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Education Center.

Every minute of every day someone needs blood. That blood can only come from a volunteer donor, a person just like you who makes the choice to donate. Currently only three out of every 100 people in America donate blood. Please help make that number larger.

For more information contact CMH at (434) 774-2550.

You may also sign up to donate at, Sponsor code:cmh.

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