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Halifax County authorities probe thefts

Halifax County authorities are investigating a rash of thefts that occurred over the past few days.

Search on for new Halifax County IDA director

Newly appointed Halifax County Industrial Development Authority member Chris Lumsden will chair the committee charged with searching for a new executive director to replace Mike Sexton.

TV show set to air on missing Halifax County woman

Hattie Brown’s mysterious disappearance will be the subject of a 30-minute documentary featured on “Find Our Missing” series to be aired on TV One Wednesday, Feb. 29, at 9 p.m.

Accidents keep South Boston police jumping

Thursday was not a good day for drivers in the Town of South Boston.

Senate agriculture committee votes to overturn Sunday hunting ban

Not being able to hunt on Sundays soon may be a thing of the past after a Senate committee approved a bill to permit hunting for animals in season on Sundays on private land.

Board to pay at least $12,000 in search for new superintendent

Halifax County School Board will use the services of the Virginia School Board Association in its search for a new school superintendent.

Halifax man to serve 15 years in dog fighting case


Halifax County resident Jonathan Kennard Williams, aka “Scooter,” will serve 188 months in prison for charges related to drugs, guns and dog fighting, according to Brian P. McGinn, public affairs specialist for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Virginia.

Halifax man faces grand larceny charge

A 28-year-old Halifax man faces a felony charge of grand larceny, according to Sheriff’s Office records.

Old beam meets high-tech engraving in South Boston

The inside of Destination Downtown South Boston Executive Director Tamyra Vest’s office will now be more decorative thanks to the Research & Development Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Energy Efficiency at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center in South Boston.

Prizery keyed up for piano celebration

It’s time for celebration and dedication.