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Fast-Moving Storm Packs Winds Of Nearly 70 MPH

<b>A red oak tree with a trunk estimated at a diameter of four feet fell across Jeffress Street, crushed an SUV and heavily damaged a car and the front of this apartment building Monday afternoon during the storm that roared through South Boston and parts of Halifax County. (Joe Chandler photo) </b>

No injuries were reported when a fast-moving thunderstorm with winds approaching 70 mph roared through Halifax County Monday afternoon twisting and uprooting trees, breaking tree limbs and downing power lines.

99th Annual Halifax County Fair Under Way

Featuring exciting rides and shows, the 99th Annual Halifax County Fair opened Tuesday and will run through Saturday at the Halifax County Fairgrounds on Route 360 in South Boston.

Fast Moving Storm Hits County Monday Afternoon

No one was injured when a fast-moving thunderstorm with winds approaching 70 mph roared through Halifax County Monday afternoon twisting and uprooting trees, breaking tree limbs and downing power lines.

Fire Damages Bethel Road Home

<b>Fire damages Beth Road Home</b>A Friday morning kitchen fire extensively damaged a brick home belonging to Jean Logan of Bethel Road, Halifax.

99th County Fair Kicks Off Tuesday

The 99th Halifax County Fair will kick off Tuesday for its five-day run at the fairgrounds with an exciting entertainment lineup for fairgoers featuring Jimmy Fortune, Chuck Wicks, a Saturday Bluegrass Music Festival, an exciting midway, exhibits and spectacular fireworks shows.

Despite Rain, Thousands Flock To Fest

Even though the forecast called for rain, it didn’t dampen the spirits of festivalgoers attending the 18th annual South Boston Harvest Festival Saturday.

Groups Pay Tribute To Cassada

R. Kenneth Cassada took center stage Thursday evening when members of the William M. Tuck Airport Commission and the Halifax County Board of Supervisors honored the county native for his years of service to the county and Town of South Boston.

Police Charge County Man In Paving Scam

One of two men allegedly involved in a paving scam last month in Halifax County was arrested Wednesday on two felony charges, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

18th Annual SoBo Harvest Festival Set For Tomorrow

The 18th annual South Boston Harvest Festival will come alive tomorrow in the streets of historic downtown South Boston.

'County Well Positioned For Future'

Halifax County has and is facing tough times, but has positioned itself well for future growth and opportunities.