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Halifax County IDA donates $5,000 to uranium fight

To give or not to give $5,000 to fight the mining and milling of uranium. That was the question posed to members of the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors on Friday morning.

Halifax County businessman, civic leader dies

Sterling Edmunds, a lifelong Halifax County resident, businessman and community leader, died surrounded by family Tuesday. 

Halifax native takes command of Corps of Engineers District in Afghanistan

Col. Vincent Quarles, of Halifax assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-South in a ceremony here July 12.

Members get to decide if three YMCA organizations should merge

Members of the South Boston-Halifax YMCA will have an opportunity to cast their votes on the merger of the Hamilton Boulevard YMCA with the two in Mecklenburg County at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Bubbly 6-year-old boy was always smiling

Six-year-old Korbin Drake LaFluer, a rising South Boston Elementary School first grader, died Wednesday morning after recently undergoing a surgical procedure.

Dispute leaves channels in the dark, Halifax customers upset

Children can no longer watch Nickelodeon, and their parents can’t enjoy favorite shows on TV Land. Thanks to a dispute between DirecTV and Viacom.

Long-time Halifax County law officer dies at 81

Long-time Halifax County Sheriff’s Department Major Roy Hampton Pruett of Paces died Monday at his home following a lengthy illness.

Kitchen fire causes minor damage to South Boston home

No one was injured in a Tuesday afternoon kitchen fire that resulted in $1,500 smoke, fire and water damage to the Wilborn Avenue home of Connie Sydnor.

Halifax teenager charged with reckless driving in Sunday wreck

A 19-year-old Halifax teen was charged with reckless driving/failure to maintain proper control following a wreck that occurred Sunday morning on State Route 803, nine-tenths of a mile east of State Route 716.

Research & Development Center awarded $250,000 innovation grant

The Research & Development Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Energy Efficiency (R&D CAMEE) located in the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center has been named one of 22 recipients for an innovation grant totaling $250,000.