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Armed robbery suspect sought in Friday SoBo incident

South Boston Police are searching for the person who shot at several cars and a residence and robbed two individuals at gunpoint early last Friday morning. 

Robber strikes tire business in South Boston

South Boston authorities are investigating a robbery that occurred Monday at 5:33 p.m. at Joe Barlow’s tire business located at 615 North Main Street.

South Boston fight leads to malicious wounding charge

A 32-year-old South Boston man has been charged with malicious wounding, and a victim was transported to Halifax Regional Hospital following a fight that occurred around 9:45 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of Berry Hill Road, according to Capt. B. K. Lovelace of the South Boston Police Department.

Lawmakers seek to stall uranium vote in General Assembly

With more information to absorb than time permits before next week’s General Assembly session gets under way, local legislators are asking colleagues to delay action this year on lifting the state ban on uranium mining that has been in place for the past three decades.

UPDATE: Oil lamp blamed in deadly Halifax County blaze

An oil lamp is believed to have started the fire that claimed the life of a 66-year-old Randolph woman on New Year’s Eve.

Baby rings in new year in Halifax County

Riley Word, the first baby born at Halifax Regional Hospital in 2012, is pictured here with her mother, Shelly Word, and newborn nursery nurse, Wanda Bolton, RN.

SoBo providing Christmas tree disposal

As in the past, the Town of South Boston will dispose of Christmas trees placed at the curb. This service will begin Tuesday and end Friday, said Town Manager Ted Daniel.

Halifax Town Council work session set Tuesday

Halifax Town Council will hold a combined committees meeting and work session on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Halifax Town Hall Council Chambers on South Main Street.

Gladys man pleads guilty to forgery of public record

A 25-year-old Gladys man, Anthony Jerome Garland, pleaded guilty Dec. 20 in Halifax County Circuit Court to a felony charge for forgery of a public record and misdemeanors for a third offense of driving with a revoked/suspended operator’s license and identity theft.

New face to join Halifax County board in first meeting of year

The Halifax County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to designate a regular date, time and place for its meetings during Tuesday night’s annual organizational meeting that will get under way at 6:30 p.m. at the Mary Bethune complex in Halifax.