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South Boston man found guilty in stabbing

A 36-year-old South Boston man was convicted Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court of malicious wounding, following a bench trial.

Sinai principal met Whitney Houston in 1991 N.C. concert

Michael R. Wilborne, principal of Sinai Elementary School, had an opportunity to meet with Grammy Award winning singer Whitney Houston prior to one of her concerts in Greensboro, N.C. in June 1991.

Woman slightly injured in South Boston wreck


A two-vehicle accident Tuesday just before 3 p.m. at the intersection of North Main Street and Dan River Church Road resulted in minor injuries for one South Boston woman, according to an accident report filed by investigating South Boston Police Officer R. J. Mead. 

Halifax council member attacks reports on police issue

About a dozen Halifax residents and the three Halifax Police Officers attended the Halifax Town Council work session Wednesday night in town hall to voice concerns about the department’s future restructuring.

Halifax resident travels the Silk Road

Recently while visiting the Caucasus Region I had the opportunity to travel to Armenia for the day. Armenia, a land locked country about the size of the state of Maryland, shares borders with Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Iran.

Out of order: Area 454 prefix number outage affects 2,000

More than 2,000 Halifax County residents with phone number prefixes of 454 could not use their landline telephones Thursday afternoon, according to Halifax County Emergency Services Coordinator Kirby Saunders.

Survey deadline looming in Halifax superintendent search

The deadline for completing a criteria survey in the search for a new school superintendent for Halifax County is Monday.

Alton man faces felony possession of stolen property

A 20-year-old Alton man faces a felony charge of possession of stolen property with the intent to distribute, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records. 

Tax hike floated as option to fill Halifax budget gap

A $1.4 million deficit is facing Halifax County Board of Supervisors as they start to tackle  the 2012-2013 budget draft that includes funding requests from departments and agencies totaling $87.7 million.

Halifax spaceship not stolen; just visiting another land in N.C.

The mystery of the missing spaceship from U.S. 58 West has been solved, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Steve Cassada who released the initial missing flying saucer report over the weekend.