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Pump pain expected to only get worse in coming months

Drivers in our area are paying more and more each week at the gas pump.

Teacher turned finance officer retiring after 40 years

After working 40 years with Halifax County Public Schools, Chief Financial Officer William “Bill” R. Covington will resign effective July 1.

Baseball player turns dream into home run

Mountain Grove Baptist Church in South Boston gave a warm welcome to fellow member and retired Major League Baseball player Tony Womack on Sunday when he came to speak at the church’s black history celebration.

Goode announces run for president

Former 5th District Congressman Virgil Goode announced Friday he would seek the Constitutional Party nomination for President of the United States.

Roads improve; refreeze possible overnight

11 a.m. update:


As of 10:30 a.m., major roads across the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation are generally clear of snow and crews are continuing to work on secondary routes.

Crossing history: Crowd remembers those who fought

Guilford Courthouse Fife and Drum Corps under the direction of Stephen Ware led numerous reenactors, the Halifax County and Chatham High School JROTC color guards and spectators from  The Prizery to Boyd’s Ferry Saturday morning following the 231st annual Crossing of the Dan commemoration ceremony held in the  Chastain Theater.

Advertising begins for new leader of Halifax schools

Halifax County school system officials began the process Friday of advertising for a new school superintendent.

Planner joins race for South Boston Town Council

The race for South Boston Town Council continues to heat up with retired businessman and current South Boston Planning Commission member Bob Hughes announcing his intention to run.

Part-timers to help fill gap in Halifax Police Department

A pair of part-time police officers is headed to Halifax to fill vacant positions in the town.

School board forgoes figures, points to the positives

Halifax County School Board members decided to present a different perspective to Halifax County Supervisors during their annual strategic planning session Thursday.