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Chimney fire causes $3,000 damage to Oak Level house


A chimney fire that got into the walls of the Oak Level Road home of L. W. Henderson kept Oak Level, Halifax and Turbeville Volunteer Fire Departments busy Saturday around noon.

Police probe thefts in South Boston, Halifax County


South Boston police are investigating a break-in that occurred Thursday around 9:30 p.m. at the home of Hugh Wilkerson at 2004 Alderson Avenue in South Boston.

Vernon Hill resident claims he’s captured elusive cats on camera

Are mountain lions, declared extinct in Virginia, making a comeback of sorts in Halifax County?

Trio honored at Halifax County MLK celebration

Matthew McCargo, Bradford “Brad” Ballou and Stanley L. Jeffress were recognized for their community service to others and for their leadership Sunday during the Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration sponsored by the Halifax County Business and Professional Council.

Shelved before, books a priority for Halifax schools

Halifax County School Board admittedly has a tough year ahead.

Digital GV: The entire newspaper available online

The Gazette-Virginian has a new way to read the newspaper: Digital GV.

Tobacco commission awards funding for proposed SoBo dental clinic

Smiles for Southside Virginian children may even be brighter in the future, after the tobacco commission approved $400,000 in funds Tuesday for a proposed Halifax Regional Dental Clinic in South Boston.

Planners recommend Urban Development Area concept without roundabout to SoBo council

South Boston planners unanimously recommended town council approve an Urban Development Area plan, following the second of two public hearings Wednesday night.

South Boston man pleads guilty to charges

A 23-year-old South Boston man pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanors for eluding police, receiving stolen property and a third or subsequent offense of driving on a suspended operator’s license, the result of a plea agreement with the commonwealth.

Scottsburg man faces kidnapping charge

A 23-year-old Scottsburg man faces felony charges of kidnapping and abduction and using a firearm in the commission of a felony, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.