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Police: Suspect dies from apparent suicide

Warrants charging robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and petit larceny were issued against three individuals Wednesday following an armed robbery that occurred earlier that afternoon at a River Road residence in South Boston.

Motels, restaurants prepare for influx of race fans

South Boston Speedway, along with area motels and restaurants, are gearing up for what’s expected to be thousands of race fans descending on Halifax County Thursday for the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown.

Waddle case certified to grand jury

A preliminary hearing for the suspect in the Oct. 26 breaking and entering of a South Boston home has ended in the charge being certified to a Halifax County Circuit Court grand jury, according to court records.

National Day of Prayer to celebrate 10th anniversary

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the National Day of Prayer event when thousands gather all across the country to unite in prayer as they worship God on the National Day of Prayer. On Thursday, May 1, at 6:45 p.m. at the Halifax County High School auditorium, hundreds of locals will gather to observe the National Day of Prayer, “1 Voice, 1 Day, May 1.” 

Program properly disposes of drugs

The Drug Enforcement Administration has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Alton man issued capais

A 35-year-old Alton man was issued a misdemeanor surety capias, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

In memory of teacher, friends and family form ‘Team Kim’ for race

For almost three years, former Halifax County Middle School science teacher Kim Bosiger fought a tough battle with breast cancer. 

Man pleads guilty in home invasion

The third of three men arrested and charged in connection with a home invasion on L. P. Bailey Highway in January 2013 will spend five years in prison, the remainder of his 43-year sentence suspended for nine robbery and firearm-related charges after pleading guilty in Halifax County Circuit Court last Monday.

Halifax woman facing charge of possession of controlled substance

A 35-year-old Halifax woman faces a charge of possessing a controlled substance, according to South Boston Police Department records.

Officials: Baby left in woods for hours

A 25-year-old Nathalie woman was taken into police custody Saturday after her 5-month-old little girl was found lying on the ground in a wooded area some five miles from her home.