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Nathalie man sentenced to 30 years in indecent liberties case

A 28-year-old Nathalie man, Eric Thomas Comer was sentenced Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a total of 30 years in prison, with all but five years suspended, for two charges involving solicitation of a child.

Appeals over in shooting; $750K judgment awarded

The estate of Randolph Neal Seamster Jr. is set to receive a judgment of $750,000 as the result of a civil suit in which a Halifax County jury awarded compensatory and punitive damages stemming from a shooting incident at Sheetz in Riverdale on July 2, 2008.

South Boston man pleads to B&E, larceny

A 41-year-old South Boston man, Dean Jeffrey Palmer, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a felony charge of breaking and entering and a misdemeanor charge of petty larceny.

Halifax police probe burglary, thefts

Town of Halifax Police are investigating a burglary that occurred between July 23 and July 31 at 734 Hedderly Street, Acting Chief of Police David D. Irby said.    

South Boston man sought in Wednesday shooting

South Boston Police are searching for Calvin Wells, a 25-year-old South Boston man, in connection with a shooting that occurred near a local convenience store on Chalmers Street Wednesday afternoon.

UPDATE: Image of robbery suspect released

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office released a new image of a suspect in an Aug. 1 robbery at the Valero convenience store on U.S. 58 (Philpott Highway) in South Boston. Anyone with information on this crime to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 476-3334. 

Police arrest shooting suspect in South Boston

Michael Jones, 32, of South Boston was arrested Tuesday on felony charges of malicious wounding, use of a firearm to commit malicious wounding and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to South Boston Police Office records.

Authorities charge man with assault with intent to maim charge

A 21-year-old Virgilina man faces a charge of felony assault with intent to maim, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

UPDATE: Warrants issued in South Boston shooting

Warrants have been issued for 32-year-old Michael Jones of South Boston stemming from a shooting that wounded 34-year-old Antonio Jones of South Boston outside Fairmont Apartments between midnight and 1 a.m. Sunday.

Gretna man killed in stabbing; county deputies respond

James Thomas Santangelo II has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Charles L. Ooten after he turned himself in to Halifax County authorities.