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South Boston man faces assault, battery charge

A 30-year-old South Boston man faces a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery of a family member, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Clover man sentenced on driving charges

A 50-year-old Clover man, Robert Gene Long, was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison each for three felonies, including driving after having been declared a habitual offender, a third or subsequent offense of DWI and driving after his operator’s license had been suspended for being a habitual offender.

Police charge South Boston man with fraud

A 48-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of fraud, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Man sentenced for drug charges

A 52-year-old Virgilina man, Fred Thomas Elliott, was sentenced Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court to five years each in prison for two separate drug distribution charges, including distribution of oxycodone and acetaminophen and distribution of oxycodone.

Sentencing continued in child pornography case

Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Joel Cunningham has ordered a second sentencing date for Thomas Dale Anderson, whom Cunningham found guilty of 223 counts related to the possession and distribution of child pornography on Tuesday.

Police arrest three in recent break-in case

Halifax County investigators have made three arrests and are searching for a 17-year-old juvenile from Hampton in connection with an Aug. 18 break-in that occurred at a residence on L. P. Bailey Highway in Halifax, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

South Boston man faces drug charges

A 24-year-old South Boston man faces two felony charges including marijuana distribution and selling or distributing less than a half-ounce of marijuana, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Nathalie man faces grand larceny

A 32-year-old Nathalie man faces a felony charge of grand larceny, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Authorities investigate death of dogs in Nathalie

Who and what killed three dogs in the Nathalie community earlier this week?

Man pleads to driving charges, larceny

A 32-year-old Halifax man pleaded guilty Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court to grand larceny and four misdemeanors after reaching a plea agreement with the commonwealth.