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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.

RRBA Takes ‘No Firm Position’ On Uranium Mining

The Roanoke River Basin is taking “no firm position” on uranium mining in Virginia.

Two Charges Dropped Against Former Comet Coach

Former Halifax County High School Assistant Football Coach William Macgregor “Mac” Leighton who was facing five felony charges stemming from an alleged relationship with two underage female students had two of the five charges withdrawn earlier this month.

HCHS, HCMS Honor Grant Partnerships

Halifax County High School and Halifax County Middle School hosted a reception Tuesday afternoon to recognize and honor their grant partners.

Humane Society Voices Vet Support

Halifax County Humane Society volunteers voiced their support this week for a local veterinarian facing possible disciplinary action from the Virginia Department of Health Professions after a complaint registered by a Chase City resident sparked an interview with the veterinarian and an inspection of his clinic in Halifax. 

No Drugs Found In Tuesday Morning Search At HCHS

No drugs were found when Halifax County High School was locked down Tuesday morning for a drug search, according to Special Agent Mark Campbell, Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force coordinator.

South Boston Woman Injured In Parking Lot Wreck

A 55-year-old South Boston woman was slightly injured in the parking lot of a Riverdale restaurant Tuesday morning, according to town police.

South Boston Town Council To Change Flood Policy

South Boston Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to change its current flood policy regarding an Army Corps of Engineers study originally done in 1996, which calls for relocation of Riverdale businesses located in the Route 501 corridor.