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The Gazette-Virginian sponsors special March 29 show

The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band of Washington, D.C., will continue its long history of presenting free public performances when it appears at Halifax County High School on Thursday, March 29, at 7 p.m.

Haiti trip life-altering for Halifax Baptist minister

It was a life-changing “wake-up call” of a trip for one Halifax County Baptist minister, an eye-opener that made the Rev. Larry Davis realize just how much Americans take for granted.

South Boston Powerball Bonus Raffle winner comes forward

Albert Logan of South Boston claimed his $100,000 winnings Monday, according to Virginia Lottery Communications Specialist John Hagerty.

Alton juvenile charged in Wednesday wreck


A 17-year-old Alton juvenile was charged with driver inattention following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Wednesday at 8 a.m. on North Main Street at its intersection with Sixth Street in South Boston.

GOP battle comes to Virginia on Tuesday

Halifax County voters will have an opportunity Tuesday to go to the polls to vote for the Republican nominee for president with all county precincts opening Tuesday at 6 a.m.

Community to celebrate 50th anniversary reunion of Daystrom

Daystrom Furniture of South Boston manufactured dinette sets, buffets, hutches and other furniture for untold numbers of consumers from 1962-1996.

Democrats bring campaigns to Southside

Democrat U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine brought his campaign to South Boston Saturday afternoon outlining his plans to voters at a meet and greet held at Italian Delight Restaurant in South Boston.

After budget session, Halifax supervisors will face seven public hearings

Seven public hearings will dominate tonight’s meeting of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors when it gets under way at 6:30 p.m. in the public meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex in Halifax.

Snow possible in Halifax County

A winter weather advisory has been issued for Halifax County from midnight to noon Monday.

Man pleads to assault on correctional officer

A 49-year-old Bland man pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a felony charge for assaulting a correctional officer.