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Governor’s cabinet members make multiple stops in region

While Gov. Terry McAuliffe, First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe and other members of the governor’s cabinet were attending a series of meetings, events and fact-finding sessions in Danville on Tuesday, several cabinet members split up to explore other areas of southern Virginia.

Pipeline project ready to roll

An uptick in traffic along Highway 58 in coming months will be a sure indicator that work is underway on Williams’ Virginia Southside Expansion of natural gas pipeline.

Four seriously injured in wreck

Four people were transported to the hospital with serious injuries following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 501 and State Route 645 (Acorn Road) in the northern section of Halifax County.

Storm brings isolated damage

Powerful afternoon thunderstorms brought much-needed rainfall to some areas of Halifax County on Thursday but warnings for tornado and severe thunderstorms to others.

Local African-American leaders honored

Seven local African-Americans were honored with a reception on Friday for their achievements as the most influential and respected African-American leaders in South Boston/Halifax County.

Out of the ‘Wild Blue’

Planning is in full swing for the upcoming Wild Blue River Festival to be held in the Town of Halifax on Sept. 13.  The festival got its inspiration from the nickname going around for the new Southern Virginia Wild Blueway. The Banister River, or Banister Blueway, is an integral part of the “Wild Blue.”  

Plans being finalized for Night Out

National Night Out will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5, in the Tuck Dillard Stadium at Halifax County Middle School. The parade will begin at 5:30 p.m., and the event will last until 8:30 p.m. 

Want to create a timeless memory? Sponsors sought for Halifax clock

Individuals and businesses have an opportunity to become part of a lasting memory in the history of Halifax County for generations to come through sponsorships in the Town of Halifax’s clock project.

Halifax buildings undergo makeover

Phase I of the historic courthouse renovations project is underway in the Town of Halifax and involves renovation of the county administrative offices for the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

North Main home suffers $15,000 in damages from fire

An early morning fire on Monday caused approximately $15,000 in damage to a two-story frame house on North Main Street in South Boston, according to fire officials.