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Grease fire causes minor damage to Halifax County home

A juvenile was burned in a grease fire that kept Liberty Volunteer firefighters busy Wednesday afternoon.

Nathalie man faces felony charges


A 29-year-old Nathalie resident faces a felony intent charge of burglary, a felony charge of grand larceny and a misdemeanor charge of vandalism, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Halifax County logging accident injures man

A man in his middle 30s was severely injured Monday afternoon shortly before 2 p.m. in a logging accident that occurred on Fox Lane, off Meadville Road in northern Halifax County.

Furnace heats up South Boston council discussion

To South Boston resident Ben Capozzi, a wood-fired furnace was the solution to economically heating his home, and he appeared before South Boston Town Council at its Monday night work session to support his investment.

Shoney’s serves up a mysterious closing in SoBo

Shoney’s Restaurant on Bill Tuck Highway in South Boston has temporarily closed, according to an employee.

South Boston councilman bows out of re-election


South Boston Councilman Morris Bryant announced Monday he would not seek re-election to a third four-year term on council, citing health issues as a key reason for his stepping down.

Halifax County Service Authority to hold special closed session


The Halifax County Service Authority NOVI contract ad hoc committee will hold a special called meeting Thursday at 2 p.m. in the authority’s offices located on Houghton Avenue in South Boston.

Halifax superintendent: Assembly wrong to dictate to local school boards

Halifax County School Superintendent Paul Stapleton isn’t happy with Thursday’s vote by the Senate Education and Health Committee that killed a bill that would’ve allowed local schools to open before Labor Day.

South Boston man enters Alford plea to drug distribution


A 40-year-old South Boston man entered an Alford plea Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to drug distribution charges.

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