Fired McDonald’s workers bring lawsuit against fast-food giant

McDonald’s workers who were fired last year in South Boston and Clarksville have filed suit in federal court against the fast-food giant, alleging a widespread pattern of racial and sexual discrimination and harassment at three area McDonald’s.

Former supervisor Womack pleads to felony charges

Former Halifax County supervisor Earl Womack appeared in court Thursday to enter a guilty plea to four felonies in a scheme to fraudulently obtain $1,622.82 as school bus coordinator.

Dollar General store in Riverdale robbed at gunpoint

The Dollar General store at Riverdale Plaza in South Boston was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night by an assailant who entered the store wearing a mask and demanded cash from the cash register clerk. He fled the store on foot after taking an undisclosed sum of cash.

New-look YMCA gains machinery upgrade

Exercise center gets 34 machines, with more facility changes in the works

Solar co-op meets Saturday

On Nov. 9, the Town Hall in Halifax had standing room only as people came to hear about how they could add solar power to their homes and businesses. As a result of that meeting, over thirty people have signed up to be a part of a solar power co-op in order to purchase solar electricity systems for their homes […]

Lula Bray Cockerill

Lula Bray Cockerill of Halifax passed away Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 at The Woodview Nursing Home. She was born Dec 22, 1918 in Halifax County and was 96 years old. She was the daughter of the late Burnette Edward Bray and the late Lee Anna McCraw Bray and was married to the late Albert A. Cockerill. She was a member […]

Lucille Crews Coates Jennings

Lucille Crews Coates Jennings of Nathalie died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 at Halifax Regional Hospital. Born in Halifax County on Aug. 7, 1928, she was 86 years old. She was the daughter of the late William Crews and Nannie Beadles Crews and was married first to the late Barkley T. Coates and then to the late Charlie W. Jennings. She […]

Clover News for Jan. 22, 2015

Worship service at Scottsburg UMC opened with the prelude “Moment by Moment” played by Lee Snead. The call to worship was “When You Pray” by the choir. Rev. Kerry Halbert had welcome remarks and announcements. The hymn of praise was “O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee.” The offertory hymn was “Trust, Try and Prove Me.” Special music was a […]

Mary Marie Rueb Mitchell

Mary Marie Rueb Mitchell of Dryburg Road, Scottsburg died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 73. Born in Rochester, Minn., on June 6, 1941 to the late Samuel Rueb and Roberta Shay Rueb, she was married to George W. Mitchell Jr. and was a member of Grace Baptist Church. Mrs. Mitchell is survived by […]

Louise Edmonds Womack

Louise Edmonds Womack, 80, of Union Grove Road, South Boston died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born in Halifax County on Dec. 19, 1934, daughter of the late Brac Edmonds and Lillie Adams Edmonds. She was married to the late William Junior Womack and was a member of New Vernon Baptist Church. Mrs. Womack is […]