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Joyride on stolen school bus leads to charges against Park View student

A student at Park View High School in South Hill has been arrested after allegedly stealing a school bus and taking it on a joyride into an open field, striking…

Halifax School Board hits impasse on choice of chairman

Members of the Halifax County School Board hit an impasse on Thursday afternoon after trying unsuccessfully to elect a new chairman and vice chairman to lead the board for the…

Comer named new Halifax police chief

Longtime Halifax officer tapped to succeed Lands


Comet swimmers pick up Senior Night win





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In remembrance of Dr. King

South Boston News
Members of the Halifax County Business and Professional Council held their annual Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration on Sunday afternoon at First Baptist Church of Ferry Street with Patrick Martin serving as guest speaker. From left, Rev. William Avon Keen, Doris Chism and Martin. Back row, HCB&PC members Valdivia Hall and Lealand Luck, Mentor Role Model director Angela Yancey, Helen Leigh, HCB&PC member, Rev. Willie Yancey, master of ceremony, Mattie Claiborne, president of the HCB&PC and Linda Owen, HCB&PC member. Chism, Yancey and Keen were all honored during the Sunday service. (SOMcL photo)

SoBo Start-Up kickoff draws strong interest

South Boston News
Lin Hite, center, of the Longwood Small Business Center talks with several guests at the SoBo Start-Up event held at the Southern Virginia High Ed Center on Thursday evening.

South Boston promotes three staffers

Council also approves raise to Raab, reviews plan for boat launch

South Boston receives $50,000 for boat launch on Dan

South Boston has received a $50,000 grant to build a canoe and kayak ramp on the Dan River at the Highway 501 bridge below downtown.

Chicago loaded with ‘characters’

Harrell Trucking sold

South Boston News
Shown are new owners of R. O. Harrell Trucking along with associates Dan and Niki Horton, and Frances and Rick Harrell with new owners, Shawna and Brian Lemon of Southern Tank Transport. (SOMcL photo)

Nighttime vigil for slain woman draws large crowd

South Boston News
Jewell Bellamy, sister-in-law, speaks at the Thursday night vigil in memory of Tearron Clayborn in South Boston.
Nearly 100 people gathered in freezing temperatures Thursday evening for a candlelight vigil dedicated to Tearron Clayborn, who died Dec. 9 in a shooting that police say was related to domestic violence.

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