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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.

Mama’s Pearls: A Journey Of The Soul

Powerful!  That was the one word that kept resounding in my mind as I interviewed an incredible lineup of talented and passionate women from the cast and crew of “Mama’s Pearls,” a play written by Halifax native Joan Whitlock and directed by Howard G.

Police Nab 3 In Walmart Thefts

Three Alton residents were arrested Wednesday and charged in a recent string of thefts at the South Boston Walmart store, according to South Boston Police Investigator R. E. Redd.

South Boston Offices Closed For Columbus Day Monday

Town offices in Halifax and South Boston will be closed Monday for Columbus Day.