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Halifax ministry heading back to Nicaragua to mark five years

Save them One by One Nicaraguan ministry is making plans for an upcoming trip to Nicaragua in March to mark the ministry’s five-year anniversary in Nicaragua.

Halifax County woman makes connection to ancestors

Many African-Americans living in Halifax County today are descendents of slaves, but most have a hard time tracing their family’s history.

Halifax County jobless rate inches up in December

Unemployment in Halifax County inched up slightly from December to January, according to the latest Virginia Employment Commission data released Wednesday.

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.