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Halifax pastor gives invocation for House of Delegates

Halifax was well-represented in Richmond last week when the Rev. Frank H. Carr, co-pastor of Living Word of Christ Fellowship Church and State Chaplain of the American Legion Department of Virginia, offered the opening invocation for the Virginia House of Delegates.

Uranium earns Southside spot on endangered top 10

Southside Virginia is among the top 10 endangered places in the Southeast identified by the Southern Environmental Law Center.

Tuesday Woman’s Club special project provides residents a lifesaving service

For the past 35 years, dialysis patients in South Boston have not had to travel far from home to receive this lifesaving service, thanks to the efforts of the Tuesday Woman’s Club of South Boston.

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.