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VIDEO: Dozens attend Memorial Day service in Halifax

Raymond Shelton, a 97-year-old WWII veteran who served in the 92nd Infantry Division, and Pete Myers of South Boston’s own Company F 116th Infantry of 29th Division, were among the 100 guests attending Monday’s Memorial Day service sponsored by the John M. Jordan Camp #581 Sons of Confederate Veterans at the War Memorial in Halifax.

Man faces charge in deadly 2010 accident

A 44-year-old Clover man faces a felony charge of involuntary manslaughter stemming from a wreck that occurred Sept. 28, 2010 in the Town of South Boston, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Fire destroys vacant South Boston home

An early Saturday morning blaze destroyed a vacant two-story wood frame house on Spring Avenue in South Boston.

$22,000 raised at Virgilina Summerfest

Almost 6,000 people attended the 30th annual Virgilina Summerfest hosted by the Virgilina Volunteer Fire Department Saturday in downtown Virgilina.

Two Halifax County youth killed in Saturday wrecks

A pair of Halifax County youth died in separate wrecks early Saturday morning and later that same day, with speed a factor in both wrecks, according to Virginia State Police.

Congressman visits local businesses

Congressman Robert Hurt visited local businesses in Halifax County Wednesday continuing his Route 58 Tour.

Bane earns HCHS Principal’s Award

Halifax County High School senior Kate Bane walked away with two of Halifax County High School’s top honors Wednesday night, earning the Principal’s Award and being named a co-recipient of the Frances Mitchell Best All-Around Female Athlete Award.

Valdivia Marshall changes mind on retiring

After receiving approval for her retirement at the May 14 Halifax County School board meeting, Executive Director for Administration Valdivia Marshall has decided to reassess her decision.

Fundraiser marks 30 years of ushering in summertime

Streets in Virgilina will be overflowing with festival-goers this Saturday as the town kicks off the 30th anniversary of Summerfest, the primary fundraiser for the Virgilina Volunteer Fire Department.

Halifax County High School honors 181 students

Talent comes in bunches as evidenced by the 181 Halifax County High School students honored Monday at the annual All-Star reception for both academic and athletic achievements.