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Celebrating Easter at sunrise

Numerous churches across Halifax County will be hosting Easter Sunrise Services on Sunday morning to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. Many will begin as early as 6 a.m.

Groups appeal for town funding

Of those appearing before Council, Jewell Medley of the United Way made a first-ever request from her agency for funds. Whereas the UW for years was supported by donations from…

Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).


SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.





Halifax > Halifax Police

Banister Shores water line costs less than anticipated

Contracts for the new Banister Shores water line were awarded on Thursday afternoon by members of the Halifax County Service Authority. The work was divided three ways, with the first and largest contract going to Virginia Carolina Paving Company. The $384,074 award will pay for laying water lines on 501 and across the Banister River Bridge to its intersection with Occoneechee Trail.

Halifax marketplace idea explored

South Boston News
This is an artist’s rendering from Halifax’s Comprehensive Plan 2027 showing new retail buildings fronting Main Street with, as a centerpiece, the Farmers Market in the Community Green.
The Town of Halifax will host a community planning and design workshop on Wednesday and Thursday in the cafeteria room of the STEM Academy in Halifax to develop a master plan for the east side of South Main Street, generally south of Cemetery Street and north of the STEM Academy.

Webb representative at Halifax Library Thursday

A staff representative from the office of Senator Jim Webb will hold a “Webb Site,” or satellite office-hours to offer Virginians the opportunity to receive one-on-one assistance from a member of Senator Webb’s staff at the Halifax Library on Main Street in Halifax on Thursday, from 1-3 p.m.

Snead to seek re-election; not sheriff

IDA sets energy center rates

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority on Friday approved a rent schedule for the Energy Center located inside Riverstone Building One. Rents for the ten offices available will range in price from $630 to $675 per month.

South Boston OKs 2035 road plan

The Town of South Boston approved the Southside Planning District’s 2035 Regional Long-Range Transportation Plan at its monthly meeting Monday night.

Berry, Hughes named to Boards

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