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Graduation arrives Saturday

Welding test center gains backing

South Boston, SVHEC to seek grant funds for training initiative

A time to remember: Sacrifices honored at Memorial Day service


Defense betrays Lady Comets

Defensive errors can be extremely costly in playoff softball, and the Halifax County High School varsity softball team learned that lesson Monday.





Halifax > Halifax Education

Walker named recipient of Principal’s Award

South Boston News
PRINCIPAL’S AWARD — Harrison Walker is this year’s recipient of the Halifax County High School Principal’s Award, presented by incoming HCHS interim principal Michael Lewis.

Virgilina draws huge crowd for Summerfest

South Boston News
Visitors to Virgilina lined the street to watch the Summerfest Parade that kicked off festivities on Saturday. (David Conner II photo)
Fine weather boosts holiday weekend turnout

$5.1 million dangled for up to 1,000 jobs in Halifax County

Halifax County’s quest for industry received a boost this week as the Virginia Tobacco Commission approved a $4.12 million request to modify the former Daystrom site for a manufacturing prospect dubbed “Project Roy.” At stake: up to 1,000 manufacturing jobs and a $60 million capital investment, which if realized would make the unnamed company Halifax County’s largest private employer after the local hospital system.

Recall campaign launched against four supervisors

Making good on a vow he made at the May meeting of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors, David Smith said Monday that he and group of concerned citizens have begun an effort to recall four of eight sitting county supervisors.

Memorial Day tribute slated Monday in Halifax

South Boston News
Members of the Halifax County High School JROTC corps on Wednesday morning were busy placing American flags on the graves of local veterans at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Here, Miguel Leon places a flag at the grave of US Navy veteran Chester Francis.

It’s official: Clark to run for second term as sheriff

South Boston News
Sheriff Fred S. Clark formally announced Tuesday he will seek a second term as Halifax County Sheriff in the Nov. 3 general election.

VDOT closes access to Clarkton Bridge

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