Dora Lovelace Satterfield

Dora “Frances” Lovelace Satterfield, 90, of Halifax, died Saturday, June 27, 2020. She was born in Halifax County on March 21, 1930, daughter of the late Charlie James Lovelace and the late Sallie Jane Francisco Lovelace. She was married to Joe Cephus Satterfield Jr., who survives. “When you saw one you saw the other.” Frances taught in the Halifax County […]

Preparing for the new normal

When the COVID-19 pandemic stopped all of sports across the U.S. in March, it marked a place in time that most Americans will never forget – whether one is a sports fan or not. On a local level, high and middle school sports abruptly stopped, as were various other recreation sports leagues. One consequence of the stoppage was senior student-athletes […]

Inez Bennett Weaver

Inez Bennett Weaver, 99, of The Sentara Woodview Nursing Home, South Boston, died Wednesday, July 1, 2020. She was born in South Boston on May 12, 1921, daughter of the late Eward and Marion Bennett. She was retired from the Division of Motor Vehicles with 32 years of service. For many of those years, she handled all of the DMV […]

Halifax parents press case for full-time school

Dozens of parents of Halifax County students plan to approach the Halifax County School Board at the July 13 meeting of trustees to plead for changes in the current proposal to divide the school year into in-person classroom days and online home instruction.

Halifax reopens under Phase 3, with caution

Local businesses expand offerings but the Halifax County South Boston Library holds off, citing an uptick in virus cases.

Farewell to a retail icon

After a century-plus as downtown anchor, Lantor’s to close

Crossing of the Dan exhibit headed to museum collection

Halifax County’s Crossing of the Dan exhibit at The Prizery is making the move to the Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History where it will be placed on permanent display. The exhibit, which depicts Gen. Nathanael Greene conferring with Lt. Col. Edward Carrington on the tactical maneuver to lure British forces to the Dan River in futile pursuit […]