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South Boston town manager announces retirement

South Boston Town Manager Ted Daniel, who has been on the job since 1998, has announced his retirement effective Jan. 1.

For the birds? Buzzards cause woes in Halifax

Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Joel C. Cunningham Jr. will swear in newly appointed Halifax Town Council member Janice B. Powell when council holds a special called meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Halifax Town Hall.

South Boston housing project builds accolades

The ecoMod project at Poplar Creek Street in South Boston, part of a grant-funded initiative of the University of Virginia dubbed ecoMod South, has won Architect Magazine’s 2013 Research and Development Award.

SoBo readiness center named in honor of Thackston

The Virginia National Guard dedicated the South Boston readiness center to the memory of the late Maj. Gen. Carroll Thackston, former Adjutant General of Virginia, during a ceremony held Saturday. 

Janice Powell appointed to Ward A seat on Halifax council

Halifax Town Council appointed Janice Powell to fill the vacant Ward A seat on council during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night in Halifax Town Hall.

Halifax police getting new vehicles, firearms

Halifax police will soon be cruising around town in four new patrol cars, according to Halifax Police Chief Kevin Lands.

Hurt touts energy development expansion, creation of state jobs

Kickstarting his Route 15 tour, Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) got an early start on a rainy Monday morning greeting supporters and concerned 5th District constituents at the Hardee’s in Riverdale.

Texting and driving becomes a primary offense in Virginia

Starting today, police will be able to pull drivers over if they suspect a person is texting while driving.

Former school board member announces bid for supervisor

Former Halifax County School Board member Arthur Reynolds formally announced Wednesday his candidacy for the ED-3 seat on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors.

SoBo project passed over for state grant funding

Funding for the Washington-Coleman Housing Project was not included in the pool of $6.8 million for 11 projects designated for Community Development Block Grant funding announced Friday by Gov. Bob McDonnell.