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Local Bar leads Food Frenzy

The Halifax County Bar Association has been named one of the winners of the 2014 Legal Food Frenzy competition sponsored by the Feedmore Central Virginia Food Bank, a charitable organization…

Possession of fire bomb charged to South Boston man

A 54 year old South Boston man has been arrested and charged with the manufacture, possession or use of a fire bomb or explosive material or device. Matthew Hubbard Jr.…


Potts Landing, the area’s only gated airpark, touts wonders of flight


Official football practice begins tomorrow for local high schools

Park View and Bluestone will begin full football practice schedules Thursday and both schools have been conducting conditioning sessions during the off-season to better prepare their players.





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Halifax County schools lay off teachers, pull Pre-K out of Washington-Coleman

Six teachers and two paraprofessionals are getting pink slips from Halifax County Public Schools.

Electronics recycled Saturday at Halifax’s Earth Day celebration

St. John’s Episcopal Church and Scott Recycling are teaming up to provide free recycling of consumer electronics this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the parking lot of the Halifax public library.


South Boston News
2011 HALL OF FAME CLASS — Five new nominees joined the Halifax County-South Boston Sports Hall of Fame Saturday night. The 23rd annual banquet was held at the Halifax County Middle School. From left, Carlyle Wimbish Jr., president of the Hall, honorees Harrison Conner, Jim Hickey, Reya Roller, daughter of the late Dave Blount, displaying the Hall plaque on behalf of the Blount family, Barry Word, and Jenny Wilkins, widow of Buck Wilkins, accepting the award on behalf of the Wilkins family. (Victor Newman photo)

Suspect arrested in April 2 stabbing

Michael Devon Williams, 36, of South Boston is in jail without bond after being arrested Wednesday in Richmond for allegedly stabbing a South Boston man April 2.

Busy night in store for Halifax County school board

Halifax County school trustees are facing a full agenda for their monthly meeting tonight at 7 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex.

Halifax holds line on taxes, moves forward on budget

After previewing a proposed $1,002,064 budget for the Town of Halifax in work session last Wednesday night, Town Council is projecting no real estate tax increase for the coming year.

Earth Day Saturday in Halifax

South Boston News
Children help put plants in wooden planters at last year’s Earth Day Extravaganza. This year, the event is Saturday, noon – 4 p.m., in the Town of Halifax. The 5K walk/run begins at 11 a.m.
The Town of Halifax celebrates its annual Earth Day Extravaganza this Saturday, noon – 4 p.m.

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