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Woman Pleads Guilty To Child Endangerment

A 34-year-old South Boston woman, Pamela Faulkner Brown, pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to four felony counts of child endangerment, in addition to eight drug-related offenses.

Charleston Mayor Delivers Arts, Economy Multi-Million Formula

The arts, public grounds/parks and historic preservation are “the three basic reasons, the initiators” of Charleston, S.C.’s phenomenal change, keynote speaker Mayor Joseph Riley told Art & Creative Economy Conference guests, town and county officials Wednesday.

Damages Heavy In Crash

Estimated damages totaled $9,000 as a result of a two-vehicle crash in the Centerville area of South Boston Thursday morning, according to town police.

Charges Filed In Virgilina Grocery Burglary

A 41-year-old Virgilina man is facing two felony charges in connection with the January breaking and entering of Virgilina Grocery, according to sheriff’s office records.

Art & The Creative Economy Conference Begins Tuesday

The Art & the Creative Economy Begins Tuesday

The Art & the Creative Economy kicks of tomorrow with the first of three days jammed-packed with speakers and workshops on harnessing the arts to stimulate the economy.


Fire Causes Heavy Damage

Fire heavily damaged this unoccupied Brooks Drive house Sunday afternoon, according to a South Boston Fire Department spokesman.


Halifax Police Investigate Shooting, Break-In

Halifax Police Investigate Shooting,


Halifax town police are investigating two separate incidents—a Friday shooting and a Thursday break-in at a town business, according to Halifax Police Chief D. E. Martin.


DCC T.E.A.C.H. Group Sponsors Auction

Danville Community College’s T.E.A.C.H. (To Educate Always Creates Hope) Club is sponsoring an auction on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. to raise funds for the organization. The event will be held at Families First ChildCare Center on the DCC campus.

Tobacco Quota Holders, Producers Reminded Of Sign-Up Deadline

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services today reminded tobacco quota holders and producers not currently enrolled in the Tobacco Transition Payment Program (TTPP) that they have until Nov. 2 to sign-up to receive a 2010 TTPP payment.

Southern States Manager Wins Retailing Award

Riley J. Hart, manager of Southern States Cooperative, Inc. – South Boston Petroleum Service, has won the President’s Operating Excellence Award.