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After Florida, frayed nerves at Bluestone

Friday incident raises question: What more can or should be done?

Student likely to face Class 6 felony charges

Schools stand to gain with new accreditation


Harris making contributions at Lynchburg





Halifax planners give thumb-down to racetrack restoration

South Boston News
Scott Phillips speaks in support of the proposed racetrack at a meeting of Halifax County planners.
The Halifax County Planning Commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to deny a conditional use permit application for a proposed racetrack in the Republican Grove area.

South Hill truck fire

South Boston News
Members of the South Hill and La Crosse Volunteer Fire Departments battled a truck fire on I-85 early Monday. At 2:38 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to Exit 12B on I-85 for a truck on fire. Police Officer James Crawford, who was also at the scene, said “within a matter of minutes seven fire trucks and a small army of firefighters” were on location and began efforts to extinguish the flame. The cause of the fire is unknown. The truck, which had been previously unloaded, was fully engulfed by the time the team arrived. It took firefighters about 30 minutes to extinguish the flames. The driver escaped uninjured, but the truck was a total loss. Also assisting were Southside Rescue Squad, the South Hill Police Department and Virginia State Police.

Man dies in northern Halifax County crash

A Campbell County man died Sunday afternoon in a car crash on Route 40 in northern Halifax County.

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