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Halifax punts Banister boat landing project bid opening

Lakefest impresses ... again

For 39 years, people have flocked to Clarksville for Lakefest

Sandy Fork Hunt Club continues tradition

Top, members of the Sandy Fork Hunt Club preparing breakfast for the balloon pilots and others Saturday morning during Lakefest. Above, members of the original Sand Fork Hunt Club pose…


Legion ends season with five wins





Halifax > Halifax Education

Olympic connections

South Boston News
Lauren Perdue, 21, is headed to the Olympics. Her about-to-burst-with-pride aunt, Pattie Perdue Grubbs, lives in South Boston.
“We are about to enter that period, which occurs every four years, when Americans become passionate about athletes we have never heard of, participating in games we do not follow, trying to please judges we cannot see according to rules we do not know,” writes Adam Gopnik in the June 25 “New Yorker” magazine.

HCSO looking for rape suspect

South Boston News
Ronald Lynn Lacks II
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is looking for Ronald Lynn Lacks II, 29, with ties to both Halifax and Charlotte counties.

Storm kills power for more than 5,300

South Boston News
Halifax County suffered from numerous downed trees and power lines after heavy winds buffeted the county on Friday night. This large oak was leveled in the yard of Jack Dunavant on Mountain Road in Halifax. (SOMcL photo)
About one in every three households in Halifax County was without power Saturday morning after high winds swept through the community on Friday night shortly after 9 p.m. A Dominion Virginia Power spokesman reported that a total of 4,026 households of their 10,344 customers were affected by the Friday night storm. By 2 p.m. on Saturday that number had been reduced to 3,423 Dominion customers without power.

So what does ‘courtroom security’ really mean?

The judges who fired the shot-across-the-bow in their filing against the Halifax County Supervisors last week regarding the historic Halifax Courthouse – just what were they thinking in terms of security, which seems to be their primary concern?

Fourth of July comes to Scottsburg

Everything will be in place Wednesday, July 4 as the Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department Corp. will hold its 32nd annual Independence Day Celebration. Scottsburg will be bursting at the seams as close to 10,000 people will turn out to enjoy a fun filled day of family entertainment.

Cars vandalized at Crowell

Seven cars have been vandalized at Crowell Motor Company on Wilborn Avenue, South Boston. The South Boston Police Department responded to a call from company officials on Sunday, July 1 where they found damages to the seven vehicles which were parked on the gravel parking lot.

State ABC stores now open on Sunday

Beginning Sunday all Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) retail locations that have not previously been open on Sundays will now be open from 1-6 p.m.

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