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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

Chase City beefs up ordinance for derelict buildings

The ordinance defines a dilapidated building as any residential, rental or commercial structure that could contribute to the spread of disease or injury, creates a fire hazard, is liable to…


SBS to race under the lights

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





Help sought in finding missing man

South Boston News
James Oliver Brown / December 12, 2013

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating James Oliver Brown, who has been missing since Thanksgiving Day.

The 61 year old Brown is a black male, 6 feet tall and weighing approximately 160 lbs. He has black hair and brown eyes and he also has a large mole between his right cheek and right eye. He has no known medical conditions.

Mr. Brown was last seen by a family member on Thanksgiving (November 28) walking in the area of Neal’s Corner Road in Clover.

Sheriff Fred S. Clark asks if anyone has any information on the whereabouts of James Oliver Brown, to please contact the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office at 434-476-3334.

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