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Halifax Primary Care expansion approved

A large number of Southside youth currently cannot afford basic dental and health care, but a $2.5 million expansion of the Halifax Primary Care facility in Houghton Industrial Park may be just the right tonic they need for a brighter future.

Fourth bank searched in former Halifax County sheriff probe


Virginia State Police investigators have searched for records in a fourth area bank as part of an investigation of former Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin, according to records in Halifax County Circuit Court.

Halifax man faces perjury charge

A 28-year-old Halifax man faces a felony charge of perjury.

State board visits to kick off quest for new Halifax superintendent

Halifax County School Board members met with Executive Director Barbara Coyle and Assistant Executive Director Gina Patterson of the Virginia School Board Association on Tuesday morning to discuss procedures for the ongoing superintendent search.

Proposal would tighten rules on children working on farms

Proposed Child Labor Regulation updates may keep young farm hands from being allowed to work on some farms.

Halifax County Middle School student treated for meningitis

A Halifax County Middle School student is being treated for non-bacterial, viral meningitis, school officials said this week.

New Visitors Center nearing completion in South Boston

Work on the county’s new Visitors Center is nearing completion with renovations expected to be wrapped up within the next two weeks, according to Halifax County Tourism Director Linda Shepperd.

Farm organization wants Sunday hunting ban upheld

Allowing Sunday hunting would create a lose-lose situation for Virginia citizens, and the state’s largest farm advocacy group continues to oppose it, according to the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation.

Gas prices stabilize, yet remain at all-time highs for January

Three weeks into the new year gas prices stabilized somewhat, yet remain at historic highs for the month of January.

South Boston man enters Alford plea to A&B of police officers


A 52-year-old South Boston man, Matthew Hubbard Jr., entered an Alford plea Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of charges for felony assault and battery of two South Boston Police officers.