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SoBo man faces drug, driving charges

A 61-year-old South Boston man, Robert Lindbergh Hamlett, faces a felony charge of possessing a controlled substance and misdemeanor charges of driving on a suspended or revoked license and violating a juvenile protective order, according Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Three plead guilty in rash of break-ins

Three North Carolina men charged in connection with numerous residential break-ins and larcenies that occurred throughout southern Halifax County in late summer and early fall 2010 pleaded guilty to a number of charges Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court.

Farm Bureau goes on record against mining

A group of local Farm Bureau members and other concerned area residents voiced their united opposition to uranium mining in the state of Virginia and supported the continuation of the current moratorium on the mining and milling of uranium during the annual meeting of the Halifax County Farm Bureau Tuesday evening.

Halifax woman faces neglect charges

A 23-year-old Halifax woman faces two felony charges of child neglect, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Two more enter pleas in dog fighting case


The second and third of three defendants charged in connection with an alleged dog fighting operation in Halifax County entered into plea agreements last week.

Riverdale traffic stop nets cash, drugs; two arrested

Authorities seized a large bag of suspected marijuana and $4,666 in cash following a traffic stop in Riverdale on Sunday afternoon.

South Boston man faces assault charge

A 39-year-old South Boston man, Troy A. Martin, faces a charge of assault on a family member, according to South Boston Police Office records.

SoBo man pleads guilty to grand larceny

A 19-year old South Boston man pleaded guilty to two counts of grand larceny Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court.

South Boston man arrested on three drug indictments

A 29-year-old South Boston man was picked up while in Halifax County Circuit Court Thursday on three drug indictments, according to Special Agent Jay George III.

SoBo man charged with assault, battery

A 31-year-old South Boston man, Jerome Jackson Carter, faces a felony charge of assault and battery with intent to maim, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.