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South Boston man sentenced on drug charges

A 24-year-old South Boston man, Sirking Irvin Sweeney, was sentenced Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court for three counts of possession to distribute cocaine and one count of distribution of cocaine as a principle in the second degree.

Town of Halifax authorities investigate thefts

On Thursday, a resident at 696 Hedderly Street reported the theft of an Infinity cable TV box from his residence, according to acting Halifax Police Chief D. D. Irby.  

Counterfeit $20 bills make way to county

Halifax County Sheriff Fred Clark warns residents watch for counterfeit bills that have been in circulation around the Halifax County and Danville area.

Nathalie woman faces charge of grand larceny

A 31-year-old Nathalie woman faces a felony charge of grand larceny, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s office records.

N.C. man facing 36 charges in rash of county break-ins

A 21-year-old Yanceyville N.C. man faces a total of 36 charges stemming from a rash of residential break-ins and larcenies that occurred throughout the southern part of the county during the late summer and early fall of 2010.

SoBo man charged with being a fugitive

A 38-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of being a fugitive, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records. Delwood Michael Allen of Farm Road is charged with the alleged offense that occurred March 30, and Cpl. P. C. Clayton served the warrant Wednesday.

Virgilina man faces felony habitual offender charge

A 41-year-old Virgilina man faces a felony charge of being a habitual offender, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Suspect Halifax in pornography case tweaks plea


Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Joel Cunningham granted a continuance Monday morning in the Thomas Dale Anderson child pornography case.

Halifax pair convicted of theft of animals

Two county residents were convicted last Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court of one misdemeanor charge each for the theft of animals from another.

Halifax acting chief warns of phone scam

Town of Halifax Acting Chief of Police D. D. Irby warned area residents of a telephone scam currently being operated around Halifax County.