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Local men charged in Radford robbery case

South Boston woman charged with theft of newspaper bundles

Halifax County Supervisors revive topic of scotched call meeting

Controversy involving leaks, county administrator likely to come up in closed session


New goals installed in Comet gym

Halifax County High School has finished the installation of new basketball goals in the school gym.






When Sinai was young

South Boston News
Blondine Duncan, left, and Elizabeth Palmer, who are cousins, survey some of their artifacts from the beginnings of the Sinai community — which they remember as a busy village settled by African-Americans.
The village was settled after the Civil War as formerly enslaved African-Americans left the sprawling Berry Hill plantation and looked for their own land about two miles away.

Court rejects new trial for Scribner; sentence upheld

Rejecting arguments that 20-plus years in prison amounts to a life sentence for a 59-year-old woman, that her health is dicey, that her 80-year-old mother needs her care and that she lived a good life before helping to plot the murder of her abusive son-in-law, Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Joel Cunningham on Monday affirmed a jury’s recommendation of 22.5 years in prison for Debra Kaye Scribner.

Jeffress appointed to fill IDA seat

Halifax County Supervisors on Monday evening, following a closed session, named local realtor Wanda Jeffress to fill the seat on the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority which is being vacated by Lisa Kipps-Brown at the end of her four year term.

Halifax County supes delay and drop hearings

Halifax County County Supervisors on Monday night delayed one public hearing which was originally scheduled while eliminating another.

Black trailblazer was born in Danville

Opera diva Camilla Williams dies at 92

House panel shoots down Sunday hunting

Despite Senate approval earlier in the General Assembly session, Sunday hunting on private property was effectively shot dead as a House of Delegates subcommittee tabled all hunting bills last Wednesday.

Rabies found in Virgilina

A feral cat captured in the Virgilina community has tested positive for rabies, according to a press release issued late Friday afternoon by the local health department.

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