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Coronavirus caseload continues to rise in region, state

Money still available in South Boston’s small business loan fund

Flooding in the forecast; detours set to begin

Torrential rains that have fallen this week are expected to submerge Riverdale by Friday, with flooding of the U.S. 58-501 intersection likely by Friday or Saturday.


Jeffress, Lee named Top Athletes at HCHS

Deaundra “Dee Dee” Jeffress and Thomas Lee were honored as Female and Male Athletes of the Year at Halifax County High School Thursday morning.





Firefighters make quick work of blaze at South Hill site

South Boston News
The scene at Lawrence Distributing in South Hill / May 20, 2020

Firefighters from South Hill, La Crosse and Buckhorn quickly knocked down a blaze at Lawrence Distributing in South Hill on Monday morning.

The Mecklenburg Emergency Communications Center received a call about a working commercial structure fire in the 600 block of Plank Road in South Hill about 10 a.m. Monday. Smoke was billowing from the interior of the building when crews arrived.

Firefighters attacked and doused the fire in less than 30 minutes but remained on the scene until after 11 a.m. to ventilate the structure.

No injuries were reported among firefighters or the workers who were inside the building at the time. The cause of the fire was not reported.

The South Hill Volunteer Fire Department thanked members of the La Crosse and Buckhorn volunteer fire departments, the Southside Rescue Squad, and the South Hill Police Department for their help at the scene.

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