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Camp Motorsport looking to move to new Clover facility

Camp Motorsport, currently located at Virginia International Raceway, offers children ages 8 to 16 a different spin on the traditional summer camp.

VDOT sets public meeting on proposed Halifax bridge replacement

Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing to gather comments on the proposed replacement of the Route 49 (Clarksville Road) bridge that crosses Aarons Creek in Halifax County.

National Day of Prayer event draws crowd

The 61st annual observance of the National Day of Prayer was held Thursday night at Halifax County High School.

SOL tests changing for Halifax County students

No more eeny, meeny, miny, moe for Halifax County Public School students taking the Standards of Learning math test. The familiar multiple choice will no longer be the majority of the format given.

Car crashes into South Boston home; teen charged

A 17-year-old South Boston juvenile was charged with reckless driving following a wreck that occurred Tuesday evening on Easley Street.

Report of fire evacuates ABB employees in South Boston

No estimate of damages was available Thursday following a minor fire that occurred Wednesday at 6:21 p.m. at ABB on Philpott Road in South Boston.

Farmers pleased about withdrawn youth labor regulations

Farm families and their relatives across Virginia are welcoming the recent decision to withdraw proposed federal restrictions on underage farm employees.



Two enter plea in animal fighting in Halifax County

A pair of defendants entered Alford pleas Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to charges related to animal fighting in a 2010 raid in Cluster Springs.

Feeling grounded? Get airborne in five steps

Wanna be a pilot? A child, 8-17 years old, can begin a process — beginning with the child’s first flight and leading to becoming a licensed pilot absolutely free — at Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1442’s annual fly-in, Show Time 2012.  

Hughes, Manning, Younger take SoBo Town Council

South Boston and Scottsburg voters settled races for two town councils Tuesday, with newcomers Bob Hughes and Tina Wyatt Younger joining South Boston Council incumbent Connie Manning who returned to office. They will join incumbent councilmen Coleman Speece, Ed Owens and Bill Snead, who weren’t up for reelection Tuesday.