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One injured in pickup truck mishap

No let-up in recriminations for Mecklenburg County School Board

Trustees argue over call to oust Bullock, Thornton; lawyer intervenes

Clarksville recognizes volunteer effort

Nunn named recipient of Kathleen Walker Lifetime Achievement Award


Comets easily handle Tunstall 57-39

Face Person Saturday in final tuneup before Classic





Halifax South Boston


South Boston News
Law enforcement officers joined together for a tug of war battle with local EMTs at the National Night Out celebration Tuesday. Also in attendance were canine officers and a Virginia State Police robot. (David Conner II photo)

Halifax County Supervisors not willing to pay for extra police cars

Halifax County Supervisors Monday night voted to send a request from Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin for an appropriation to cover the cost of two new vehicles for his department to their Finance Committee for further discussion.

Storm cuts electricity to 12,000

South Boston News
Lightning from Saturday night’s storm stripped much of the bark off this pin oak while splitting it from the highest point down to the ground. Troy LaRue said he and his wife heard the loud strike but didn’t see the damage until morning. He planted the tree in his Dan River Church Road yard 23 years ago, he said, and doubts it will live.
Lightning strikes Dominion substation

Stanfield to run for Halifax County supervisors

Local businessman Wayne Stanfield announced Friday he will run for Halifax County Board of Supervisors in ED-8 in the Nov. 8 general election. The seat currently is held by William B. Claiborne.

No action taken on Halifax County court vacancy

The General Assembly headed back into session Friday to name two justices to the Virginia Supreme Court and fill other lower court openings, but lawmakers did not agree on a choice to fill a Circuit Court vacancy in the 10th Judicial Circuit, which includes Halifax County.

Halifax County supervisors meet with two hearings on agenda

Halifax County Supervisors will hold their first meeting of the new fiscal year this evening beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex.

National Night Out Tuesday

South Boston News
The annual National Night Out festivities begin at the Fairgrounds at 5:30 p.m. From left, Aco P. Murray, South Boston Police Sgt. F.M. Edmunds, Sharron Garrett, Victim Witness Coordinator, Derek Mason of Farm Bureau, South Boston Police Chief James Binner, R. Page Seamster of Farm Bureau and David Ashwell, also of Farm Bureau which is donating a child’s booster seat to be given away to a lucky winner.

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