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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.

Halifax Town Council member pleads guilty to charge

Halifax Town Councilman Phillip J. Hammond Jr. pleaded guilty Monday in Halifax County General District Court to a misdemeanor first offense charge of driving while intoxicated.

Alton man facing grand larceny, burglary charges

A 20-year-old Alton man faces five felony charges - three for grand larceny and two for intent to commit burglary, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Roanoke man pleads to drug distribution charges

A 23-year-old Roanoke man, Spencer Lee Coleman, pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of drug distribution charges, both for distribution of a Schedule I/II controlled substance.

Trio arrested on grand larceny charges in SoBo

South Boston authorities arrested three county residents on felony charges of grand larceny from Walmart over the weekend, according to South Boston Police records.

SoBo man sentenced for larceny-related charges

A 56-year-old South Boston man, Charlie Calvin Barksdale, was sentenced Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to 25 years and 24 months in prison, with all but three years suspended for breaking and entering and grand larceny related charges.

South Boston police warn of purse thefts, scams

South Boston Police Department warns local area shoppers of purse thefts that occurred Saturday and Sunday at Walmart Super Center.

Halifax man pleads guilty to drug charges

A 31-year-old Halifax man will serve 21 years in prison, 15 of which is a minimum, mandatory sentence, for three drug distribution charges.

Following too close charged in wreck


No one was hurt in a three-vehicle accident that occurred Wednesday shortly after 2 p.m. on Highway 501 at the intersection of State Route 654.