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SoBo man gets 5 years on drug, abuse, driving charges

A 27-year-old South Boston man will serve an effective prison term of five years and 110 days for a number of drug, child abuse and driving charges.

Armed with baseball bats, police say pair rob store

Brookneal, Campbell and Halifax County authorities are searching for two Caucasian males believed to be Halifax County residents in connection with the robbery of the Brookneal Jiffy Store that occurred shortly before midnight Friday.

Pair arrested; one charged with assaulting an officer

Two South Boston men were arrested early Sunday morning, one facing a charge of assaulting a police officer after South Boston Police assisted Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies with a disturbance at Love Shop Trailer Park.

Halifax officials continue probe in ’09 burglary

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a burglary involving 50 firearms that occurred almost four years ago.

Nathalie man pleads guilty to 12 forgery, embezzlement charges

A 19-year-old Nathalie man pleaded guilty Wednesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to 12 forgery and embezzlement-related charges.

Suspect ruled incompetent in SoBo capital murder case

Judge Joel Cunningham has ruled defendant James Lloyd Terry incompetent to stand trial in the capital murder case of Charlotte Osborne Rice — for now.

Woman charged with assault with intent to maim

A 38-year-old South Boston woman is facing a felony charge of assault with intent to maim, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Nathalie man faces charge of being a fugitive

A 19-year-old Nathalie man faces a felony charge of being a fugitive, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Man faces charge of disregarding police command

A 32-year-old Roxboro, N. C., man faces a felony charge of disregarding a police command and misdemeanor charges of reckless driving, driving under the influence and refusing a blood/breath test, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

SoBo man charged with DUI after accident

A 34-year-old South Boston man was charged with driving under the influence following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Saturday night on Highway 501, one-tenth of a mile north of State Route 638.