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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.







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Top, Lions District Governor Janis Chenery and South Boston Lions Club President Winston Harrell congratulate 2012 Bland Contest winners Dalton Eric Shaffer, instrumental, and Caleb Anthony Flowers, vocal. Flowers was also a winner last year. Above, Lions District Governor Janis Chenery and South Boston Lions Club President Winston Harrell stand with Bland contestants, left to right, Sarah Anne Aderholt Coe, Joshua Baldwin Coe, Dalton Eric Shaffer, Thomas Paul Freeman, Dominique Stratton Shaffer, Caleb Anthony Flowers, Kelsey Brooke Thomas, Courtney Joy O’Shea and Lauren Arnold.
Caleb Anthony Flowers, a 14-year-old soprano from Clover, and Dalton Eric Shaffer, 15-year-old violinist from Vernon Hill, each took home $300 after winning the South Boston Lions Club’s Annual James Bland Memorial Music Contest on Friday night at The Prizery.

UPDATE: Judge affirms jury’s sentence for Scribner

South Boston News
Debra Kaye Scribner
Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Joel Cunningham affirms the jury's recommendation of 22.5 years for the South Boston grandmother

Supes laud departed member for service

South Boston News
Ronnie Snead

Spaceship recovered in Yanceyville, N.C. – wasn’t commandeered by joy-riding aliens

South Boston News
Turns out that the metal spaceship that has been sitting in a yard on the side of Highway 58 west of South Boston for some years wasn't stolen after all – nor was it commandeered by joy-riding aliens

Looking back at 112 years of Virgilina history

South Boston News
Happy birthday, Virgilina! Few people know it, but the town will be 83 years old this February. According to the first town council minute book, Virgilina was incorporated and its charter approved on Feb. 5, 1900.

House stripped of copper pipes, fixtures; mess left behind

Unemployment rate climbs in Halifax County in December

In keeping with the trend across the state, Halifax County’s unemployment rate rose in December to 9.4 percent as 51 more local residents found themselves out of work from the month before.

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