Big turnout for Victory Junction

Despite chilly, breezy weather, hundreds of sports car enthusiasts flooded the paddock at Virginia International Raceway in Alton on Friday for the track’s annual Spring Charity laps event, raising funds for the Victory Junction charity. Funds were raised by track fans who bought sessions to power their cars around the Southside Virginia road course. “I’ve never seen so many cars […]

Edd Earl Vaughan

Edd Earl Vaughan of Scottsburg died Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Berry Hill Health and Rehab. He was born in Halifax County on Dec. 17, 1929 and was 87 years old. He was the son of the late Greer Walter Vaughan and Maude Langford Vaughan and was married to the late Inez Yates Vaughan. He was a member of Scottsburg […]

Bruce Harrison Gentry Jr.

Bruce Harrison Gentry Jr. of Halifax died Feb. 22, 2017. He was born on May 20, 1956 and was 60 years old. He was the son of the late Bruce Harrison Gentry and the late Pauline Williams Giebner. He is survived by one son, H. Brooks Gentry, of Lynchburg; two sisters, Pamela G. Dunn and husband Bob of Jonesboro, Tenn. […]

Terence Eugene Weiss

Terence Eugene Weiss, 72, of Nathalie, died Wednesday, March 1, 2017. He was born in Binghampton, N.Y. on Aug. 8, 1944, son of the late James S. Weiss, Sr. and Mabel Serfass Weiss. He was married to Beverly Martin Weiss, was a member of the Lutheran faith and retired from the City of Manassas Utilities Department after many years of […]

Gary Craig Thomas

Gary Craig Thomas, 60, of Nathalie died Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. Mr. Thomas was born in Alexandria on July 3, 1956, the son of Margaret McDonald Wheeler and the late Curtis Glenn Thomas. In addition to his mother, he is survived by a brother, Curtis G. Thomas (Susan) of Aldie. He was preceded in death […]

Connie Carr Bryant

Connie Carr Bryant passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, March 3, 2017 at the age of 54. She was born in Farmville, on March 2, 1963 to Frances Mae Horton Combs and the late Billy Joe Carr Sr. and was married to Donald Wayne Bryant. Connie was a member of Second Baptist Church where she was […]

A better feel for science

Live animal displays, advanced equipment to become part of science education at Halifax County Middle School

Alton firm moves ahead with plans to create 20 jobs

Halifax County to seek tobacco grant funds for expansion at Grand Springs Distribution

Southstone center comes before Halifax County supes for approval

Halifax County supervisors have five public hearings on their agenda tonight, topped by a proposal by Southstone Behavioral Healthcare Center to establish a treatment facility for troubled adolescents at the campus of the shuttered Carlbrook School near Vernon Hill. Supervisors will review plans by Southstone, a subsidiary of mental health care giant Acadia Healthcare, to create a 64-bed treatment facility […]

Halifax County prepares for solar power

‘Active consideration’ for area energy installations