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South Boston Police catch up with suspect

Miss Virginia shines at Miss America Pageant

Courtney Garrett, whose grandfather lives in Halifax County, is first runner-up

Spirits of the past

In the 1920s and 1930s, if you lived in Franklin County, most likely you were in involved in the county’s biggest industry — making illegal whiskey or moonshine.


12 runners, 208 miles, 36 hours, no sleep

Recently, a group of twelve local runners took on the challenge of participating in the Blue Ridge Relay. A grueling, two hundred plus mile relay spanning two days, mountainous terrain,…






Halifax gets ready for annual spring clean-up

The Town of Halifax Solid Waste Department will conduct its annual free spring clean-up for town residents and businesses by appointment only on May 20, 21.

Symposium speakers: What happens if a tornado strikes a uranium mine?

Hot-button issues come to the fore at Clarksville lake talks

The twister descended and then ‘it was, get out!’

Wednesday night’s storm that swept through the Liberty area flattened three trailer homes and left one woman dead and seven others injured after a harrowing night taking cover under whatever shelter the victims could find.

Tornado alley

First it was Virgilina, Scottsburg — now Liberty and Vernon Hill

Shaken volunteers first to offer help

Volunteers worked tirelessly from late Wednesday night through the weekend to help storm victims piece their lives back together.

Schools work in normal day despite lack of electricity

Homes destroyed as storm strikes first in Vernon Hill

At least five homes in Vernon Hill — including three belonging to closely related families — sustained damage just before Liberty was hit.

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