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Halifax man sentenced to 20 years for bank robbery

A Halifax man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for an August 2018 armed robbery of American National Bank in Centerville.


Looking to project forward-looking image, Halifax County IDA touts opportunities – and asks what it can do better

HCHS joins long list of schools with sex videos

Six students face charges, others advised to take part in diversion programs for child pornography incidents


Elation, then disappointment for PV girls

Lady Dragons make Class 3 state tourney, bow out in first round





Halifax > Halifax Government

Only small projects sent this way in roads plan

South Boston News
Wilborn Avenue has the last two intersections in South Boston with old-fashioned, dangling stoplights that sway in high wind. Under the governor’s proposed transportation spending plan, design and engineering would be done to upgrade them eventually to the sturdier mounted kind. The plan also includes money to continue construction of the new bridge over Route 360 at the Town of Halifax.
Gov. Bob McDonnell’s $4 billion transportation plan contains no large new projects for Halifax County or South Boston.

Ruff, Edmunds pass on VUI visit to France

Local Del. James Edmunds and State Sen. Frank Ruff — in districts that could be affected by a proposed uranium mine — were not among the travelers to France last year courtesy of Virginia Uranium Inc.

Halifax County supervisors to hold public hearings

The first hearing deals with the County’s transfer of deeds and easements to the Halifax County Service Authority. The transfer will finalize the County’s obligations to convey certain real property and easements which the Service Authority uses in providing water and sewer services to its customers.

Man found in street after weekend shooting in town

A 21 year old male was found lying in the street on Parker Avenue early Saturday morning after law enforcement officials were notified that shots had been fired in the area.

Two arrested on drug indictments

South Boston News
Derrick Ferrell
Members of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force last week arrested two county residents on drug indictments.

South Boston planners weigh permits for Internet cafes budget reduction

South Boston Town Planning Commission will hold public hearings Wednesday at 6 p.m. on two special-use permit applications for Internet sweepstakes cafes in Centerville.

Lift stolen from Cluster Springs Road location

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