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Storm downs trees, floods roadways

Copious amounts of rain falling during a passing cold Thursday evening flooded several Halifax County roads and took down several trees, but no injuries were reported in the storm, according to Halifax County Emergency Services Coordinator Kirby Saunders.

Teens injured in Sunday accident improving

The conditions of two 18-year-old teens who were seriously injured in a car wreck and transported to Duke University Medical Center Sunday afternoon are improving, according to a hospital spokesman.

Library to talk service changes at special Wednesday meeting

The design of library services at Halifax County Public Library and South Boston Public Library could change. 

Coming up with a New Year’s resolution is easy; keeping it's the hard part

As another new year approaches, many try to make themselves new with the help of a new year’s resolution. 

Fire extensively damages Summit Drive house

Three adults escaped a Tuesday morning fire that damaged a single-story house located at 322 Summit Drive in South Boston.

Hit and run occurred only moments before car rams into Jiffy Store window

An 83-year-old South Boston woman was involved in two wrecks two minutes apart from each other Monday morning in South Boston.

Beulah Road home destroyed in blaze

A Nathalie man was left homeless Monday morning after an early morning blaze destroyed his single story house located at 1086 Beulah Road.

Nathalie man faces drunk in public charge

A 25-year-old Nathalie man faces a misdemeanor charge of drunk in public, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Halifax Town Council for police chief

Halifax Town Council has authorized Town Manager Carl Espy to advertise for a police chief.

South Boston man faces drugs charges

A 29-year-old South Boston man faces felony drug charges of distributing a controlled substance, possessing a controlled substance and selling marijuana, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.