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Minor flooding creates few issues

Recent rains forced the Dan River at South Boston out of its banks Monday but did not threaten Riverdale businesses.

Early Monday wreck brings traffic to standstill on U.S. 58

Traffic in both east and westbound lanes of Highway 58 came to a standstill Monday morning following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred at the intersection of State Route 658 and Philpott Road in Turbeville.

Motorcyclist airlifted after Sunday afternoon wreck

Lifeflight airlifted a motorcyclist to Duke University Medical Center from a nearby landing zone following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred on Bold Springs Road (State Route 706) on Sunday afternoon involving his motorcycle and an older-model Chevrolet Silverado truck. 

If disaster strikes, are you ready?

When a catastrophic disaster strikes, neighborhoods are on their own during the early stages.

School facilities in line for upgrades

Several Halifax County school system buildings and equipment are slated to see improvements over a three-year capital improvement and equipment replacement plan, according to Maintenance Director Larry Roller. 

Project awarded $1.1 million

The Halifax County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) was awarded a $1,140,535 Southside Economic Development Grant from the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission for Phase III of the Green View Advanced Manufacturing rehabilitation project.

South Boston man survives collision with train

A 70-year-old South Boston man is lucky to be alive after he apparently became disoriented and drove onto the railroad tracks in Halifax into the path of an oncoming locomotive Wednesday afternoon.

Apartment blaze leaves mother, child homeless

An apartment fire Monday night displaced a South Boston woman and her 16-month-old son and resulted in $40,000 damage to the apartment complex located at 1611 Haskins Street in South Boston.

Closing schools eyed during budget talks

Halifax County School Board is seeking just about the same amount of local funding schools received from the county last year, it was decided Monday night when the board met during a budget work session held at Mary Bethune office complex in Halifax.

L. E. Coleman African-American Museum to host King breakfast Jan. 20

The L. E. Coleman African-American Museum will host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 20, at 8 a.m. at The Prizery located at 700 Bruce St. in South Boston.