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Brookneal man killed in Sunday morning wreck

A single-vehicle crash Sunday morning in Phenix claimed the life of a Brookneal man.

Driver trapped in crash

Durwin Whitehead was injured in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Red Level Road and James D. Hagood Highway (Highway 360).

Addison Marable, icon of sports community, dies Saturday

Walter “Addison” Marable, first sports editor at The Gazette-Virginian and a noted area coach, umpire, bowler and sports enthusiast and historian, died Saturday at The Woodview.

No new leads after search for missing man

Search and rescue teams from across the state spent the weekend combing wooded areas in the Mt. Laurel community searching for any trace of 61-year-old James Oliver Brown, a Mt. Laurel community resident who has not been seen since Thanksgiving Day.

Proposed rates approved after two speak out at public hearing

The Halifax County Service Authority Board of Directors approved proposed changes in the water and sewer rates for the coming fiscal year after hearing two people speak during the public hearing Thursday evening.

Friday blaze burns home

A Friday morning fire caused extensive damage to a single-story brick house owned by Grace Richardson of 3177 L. P. Bailey Memorial Highway in Halifax.

Dollar General makes major donation to Sinai Elementary

First and second grade students filled the Sinai Elementary School cafeteria in Halifax Wednesday morning to see the unveiling of a surprise that even Principal Kevin Neal didn’t know about. 

Search for missing man extended to Sunday

If search and rescue teams from across the state are unable to find any answers on Saturday pertaining to the disappearance of 61-year-old James Oliver Brown, a Mount Laurel community resident who has not been seen since Thanksgiving Day, the search will continue into Sunday.

Man airlifted after wreck

A 61-year-old Scottsburg man was airlifted to Lynchburg General Hospital on Monday afternoon after being extricated from a single-vehicle wreck that occurred shortly after noon on Dryburg Road.

Missing man’s whereabouts still a mystery

Search and rescue teams from across the state will join local search and rescue teams Saturday at 8 a.m. to resume the search for 61-year-old James Oliver Brown, a Mt. Laurel community resident who has not been seen since Thanksgiving Day.