Violence close to home – and heart

‘I wouldn’t have thought this would happen 40 years ago’: Local reactions to Charlottesville

Earned cred from higher ed

SVHEC graduates earn praise of state workforce expert

Halifax County residents face loss of Anthem health coverage

State’s largest provider bails out of individual market

Halifax County trustees meet as new school year takes hold

The Halifax County School Board will meet this evening in the second floor meeting room with the public session starting around 7:30 p.m. School Superintendent Mark Lineburg is expected to comment on this year’s first week of the new school year, noting that it had been a smooth opening with few problems. Wednesday’s opening day enrollment of 4,813 had risen […]

South Boston council meets tonight

South Boston Town Council will hold its regular monthly meeting this evening at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers on Yancey Street. The agenda is short with highlights of the year to be discussed as well as receiving the monthly financial report.

Jimmy Ray Brumfield Jr.

Jimmy Ray Brumfield Jr. of Clover died Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. He was born Feb. 20, 1990 in Pittsylvania County and was 27 years old. He was the son of Wendi Brumfield and Jimmy Brumfield Sr. and was married to Dawn Brumfield. He was of the Baptist faith. In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children, Jimmy […]

Prizery holds auditions for ‘The Miracle Worker’

The Prizery will hold auditions Monday, Aug. 21 and Monday, Aug. 28 for “The Miracle Worker,” a stage drama written by William Gibson based on the young life of Helen Keller and her teacher Anne Sullivan. Performances are set for the last two weekends in October. Auditions will be held at 7:30 p.m. on both Mondays on the stage of […]

Building for the future

Throckmorton stresses discipline in three general goals

Abbott makes adjustment to college baseball

Andrew Abbott is adapting to college life at the University of Virginia. Abbott recently pitched in the VHSL all-star game. “It went really well. I was playing with all those kids just as good as me (that) are going to D1 (schools) and D2s, D3, and JUCOs. Just great experience,” said Abbott. Abbott started for his all-star team and pitched […]

Dixie Boys ousted from World Series

The Halifax County 14 U Dixie Boys were competitive in their last game in World Series action in Bluffton, S.C. But the locals fell short, dropping an elimination game to Louisiana, 12-9. Louisiana scored six runs in the first inning. The Virginia champions surrendered five hits, including two home runs. Louisiana also worked pitch counts for three walks, putting Virginia […]