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South Boston Police catch up with suspect

Miss Virginia shines at Miss America Pageant

Courtney Garrett, whose grandfather lives in Halifax County, is first runner-up

Spirits of the past

In the 1920s and 1930s, if you lived in Franklin County, most likely you were in involved in the county’s biggest industry — making illegal whiskey or moonshine.


12 runners, 208 miles, 36 hours, no sleep

Recently, a group of twelve local runners took on the challenge of participating in the Blue Ridge Relay. A grueling, two hundred plus mile relay spanning two days, mountainous terrain,…





Two dead as plane goes down at Virginia International Raceway; victims identified (UPDATE)

Virginia State Police have confirmed the identities of two persons who died Friday in a plane crash at Virginia International Raceway in Alton. The dead are Jon Couch, 46, the pilot, and his mother, Frances G. Couch, 72, the plane's passenger. Both hailed from Annapolis, Md.

Suspect sought in Wendy’s robbery

South Boston Police are looking for the black male who robbed a manager of the local Wendy's restaurant located on Old Halifax Road Monday morning.

Turbeville becomes first LEED green associate in Halifax County

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Thomas Turbeville
Thomas Turbeville recently earned the LEED Green Associate credential. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, and is an internationally recognized green building certification system. The LEED Green Associate credential denotes knowledge of green design, construction and operations. According to the Green Building Certification Institute’s Professional Directory, Turbeville is currently the only certified Green Associate in Halifax, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, and Pittsylvania Counties.

Halifax County resident donates educational materials to Longwood

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Dr. Dewey A. Adams hands over a copy of one of his dissertations he is donating to Longwood University to Dr. Deneese Jones.
A retired university educator who lives in Halifax County has donated his collection of dissertations and textbooks to Longwood University’s College of Education and Human Services.

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