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Halifax councilman ordered to pay fine, court costs for DWI conviction

Halifax General District Court Judge Charles Warren of Mecklenburg County ordered no jail time for Halifax Town Councilman Phillip J. Hammond Jr. Monday during disposition of his case regarding a misdemeanor first offense of DWI, according to court records. 

Judge denies motion to drop capital charge in murder case

Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Joel Cunningham denied a defense motion to dismiss the capital murder charge against James Lloyd Terry during a motions hearing held Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court.

Judge expected to rule on capital murder motion

Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Joel Cunningham may rule today on a defense motion to dismiss the capital murder charge against James Lloyd Terry.

Police: Great Dane bites 8 year old in South Boston

Halifax County Animal Control Officer Leroy King investigated the report of a Great Dane biting an 8-year-old boy Sunday morning on Chestnut Street in South Boston.

Police seek info on vehicle eggings, vandalisms in SoBo

South Boston Police are seeking information regarding a recent rash of vandalism in which culprits egged more than 50 cars over the past week.

Virgilina man charged with destroying property

A 41-year-old Virgilina man faces a felony destruction of property with intent charge, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Halifax man enters Alford plea in involuntary manslaughter

A 58-year-old Halifax man, Clyde McThanial Chaten, entered an Alford plea Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a felony charge for involuntary manslaughter under influence of drugs or alcohol by vehicle.

Maryland woman faces embezzlement charge

A 59-year-old Pasadena, Md., woman faces two felony charges of embezzling over $200, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Property destruction charge lodged

A 36-year-old Brookneal woman was issued a capias on a charge of destruction of property with intent, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

North Carolina teen faces felony charge

A 19-year-old Roxboro, N.C. man faces a felony charge of forging and uttering a worthless check, according to South Boston Police Office records.