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Fire destroys new home

“No clothes, no TVs, nothing.” That’s how Liberty Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Brown described the state of the Eric Phillips’ family of four after they “lost everything” when their two-story modular home caught fire shortly after 3 a.m. Thursday.

Motels, restaurants prepare for influx of race fans

South Boston Speedway, along with area motels and restaurants, are gearing up for what’s expected to be thousands of race fans descending on Halifax County Thursday for the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown.

National Day of Prayer to celebrate 10th anniversary

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the National Day of Prayer event when thousands gather all across the country to unite in prayer as they worship God on the National Day of Prayer. On Thursday, May 1, at 6:45 p.m. at the Halifax County High School auditorium, hundreds of locals will gather to observe the National Day of Prayer, “1 Voice, 1 Day, May 1.” 

Program properly disposes of drugs

The Drug Enforcement Administration has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Halifax man drowns Saturday at Berry Hill Resort

The body of 42-year-old Christopher Tucker of Chestnut Creek Road, Halifax was recovered early Sunday morning from a pond at The Berry Hill Resort in South Boston.

In memory of teacher, friends and family form ‘Team Kim’ for race

For almost three years, former Halifax County Middle School science teacher Kim Bosiger fought a tough battle with breast cancer. 

Officials: Baby left in woods for hours

A 25-year-old Nathalie woman was taken into police custody Saturday after her 5-month-old little girl was found lying on the ground in a wooded area some five miles from her home.

After 60 years, pair still ‘going strong’

From the moment Ed and Barbara Talbott laid eyes on each other at Cluster Springs School, they knew they would spend the rest of the lives with each other.  

Celebration of mother earth

The Town of Halifax is gearing up to host its fifth annual Earth Day Extravaganza at the Halifax Farmers Market on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  This year’s Earth Day event will be the largest one yet, and will offer educational displays, tutorials, children’s activities, games and so much more.

Ability to stand trial still at issue

Another competency hearing for capital murder defendant James Lloyd Terry may be on the horizon, after it was revealed in a Tuesday hearing in Halifax County Circuit Court that Central State evaluators have sent a report detailing their examination of Terry.