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Muzzled Mecklenburg trustees walk away

Sturdifen, Edwards protest School Board’s decision to drop board member comments

Parents sue to nix Thornton contract

Nine seek redress from circuit judge

Man enters plea in theft from family relief fund


Burton to fill in for Stewart again this weekend






Halifax County Supes cut schools $600,000; seek efficiency, curriculum audits

Halifax County Supervisors on Monday night, in a split vote, gave the public school system $600,000 under level funding for the coming school year — but offered to sweeten the pot provided the school system conducts an efficiency study as well as a curriculum review.

Old house gets young couple’s artistic touch

South Boston News
Ben Capozzi and Elyse Ward
Transforming an old house into a showplace takes flair, skill, money – and stamina.

Neighbors happen upon grisly scene

South Boston News
Charlotte Osborne Rice had serious concerns about living alone in her home since her husband’s death, but took sensible precautions, friends and family said. She enjoyed her large yard and flowers.
While police are mum on the details of Charlotte Osborne Rice’s death or motive, one of the two men who first discovered her body says she was visibly beaten, sexually assaulted and that her alleged assailant reeked of alcohol.

Terry has record of violence, sex with teen girl; once was victim’s next-door neighbor

South Boston News
James Lloyd Terry
The man accused of first-degree murder in the death of 84-year-old Charlotte Osborne Rice has a criminal record — but not one that rises to the level of the current offense he is charged with: first-degree murder. Police say other charges could be forthcoming.

Mrs. Rice remembered for generous spirit

Family, friends and neighbors of Charlotte Osborne Rice remembered her as unfailingly sweet, ladylike and looking to the future despite her age and the deaths of her husband and son.

Kelehar announces bid for treasurer

South Boston News
Bill Kelehar
Local constitutional races are heating up with the announcement on Friday by Bill Kelehar that he will run against incumbent County Treasurer Linda Foster in the fall general election.

Halifax County supervisors, town council members to hold joint meeting

Halifax County Supervisors and town council members from South Boston and Halifax will gather for their bi-monthly joint session this evening beginning at 6 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex.

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