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Small-town book heads to big city

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Top, Virgilina Mayor Ralph Murray and Town Clerk Priscilla Lassiter flank Mary Helen Gravitt and Hallie Owen with the 1900 record book – the town’s first. On Tuesday, the book goes to its new home at the Library of Virginia. Above, town secretary Max Horn’s handwriting comes from Virgilina’s heyday as a rowdy mining town.
Journey started with a coffin

Two killed in separate crashes

Halifax County has suffered a bad weekend on local highways with two young men, both in their 20’s, being killed in separate crashes on Saturday.

Davis surrenders to police, wanted for for several robberies

Twenty-five year old Eric Lamont Davis turned himself into local law enforcement officers on Friday afternoon after first calling Sheriff’s Investigator Jeff Burton to tell him he would be at his Nathalie home by the time he arrived to arrest him.

Presto receives $63,000 workforce training grant

The Dan River Region Collaborative (DRRC) granted a request from Presto for $63,000 to finance training efforts implemented through the Workforce Readiness Initiative. This grant will allow for nearly 5,000 employee training hours as the company is experiencing training needs due to recent growth and expansion at their South Boston facility.

Spring brings guardrail growth along 58

If the drive between South Boston and Danville on U.S. 58 looks more chrome-colored these days, there’s a reason: lots of new guard rails.

Virgilina Summerfest ushers in summer

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The streets of Virgilina were packed tight Saturday for the annual Virgilina Summerfest parade. The day-long Summerfest is sponsored annually by the Virgilina Volunteer Fire Department and features the parade, music, food and other activities. (David Conner II photo)

Davis wanted by police; considered armed and dangerous

South Boston News
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office and the Virginia State Police are seeking the whereabouts of Eric Lamont Davis, black male, 25, 5'7", 165 pounds. His addres is listed as Pumping Hill Road, Nathalie. Davis is wanted on several robbery, firearms and grand larceny charges. He is considered armed and dangerous and may be traveling in a late 1980s, early 1990s Chevrolet Caprice. Police and a state police tactical unit, along with tracking dogs and a state police helicopter searched the area around Davis' home Wednesday night, but were unable to locate him. Anyone with any information regarding Davis is asked to contact the Halifax Co. Sheriff's Off. at 434-476-3334, or the Virginia State Police at 1-800-552-0962.

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