Scores turn out to see Marine Expeditionary Unit at Tuck Airport

Members of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit were”really happy, and surprised a bit” by the turnout at Saturday’s outreach event at Tuck Airport in South Boston, said a Marine Corps spokesman.

Crossing speakers: Make site by the Dan a federal park

On Saturday morning, The Prizery hosted the 235th anniversary celebration of the Crossing of the Dan to commemorate Halifax County’s role in the outcome of the Revolutionary War.

Elderly man was last seen visiting wife in hospital

An elderly North Carolina man whose remains were discovered Wednesday at a Virgilina farm was last seen visiting his wife at a Raleigh, N.C. hospital.

Dan River Mills plant in Brookneal razed by fire

South Boston man charged with mutiple drug counts

A South Boston man, Alvester Young, Jr. was arrested on Friday by members of the Halifax Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force and charged with multiple counts of distributing drugs. He was being held on a $5,000 secured bond following his arrest. Young is charged with five counts of distribution of a controlled substance, specifically cocaine, and another count of […]

Snow, ice make for a slippery Presidents Day

It’s shaping up to be a snowy, messy, slippery Presidents Day as a winter storm began to dump snow over the area Sunday night, with the forecast calling for more snow and ice Monday.