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Governor’s School nixed from agenda, citing ‘majority board’ needed at meeting

The fate of Governor’s School has been postponed yet again. 

Forum enlightens area legislators on system of support

Elected members of the Virginia General Assembly participated in a legislative forum held Tuesday hosted by the Arc of Southern Virginia and the Arc of Southside at Riverstone Technology Building in South Boston.

Bigger-than-ever crowd braves the cold at SoBo parade

A cold crowd ushered in the Christmas season Saturday night during the annual South Boston Christmas Parade.

19 wagons roll in Halifax parade

“Christmas Is For Giving” and giving they did as excited children pulled 19 wagons decorated to fit the Christmas Spirit down the Town of Halifax’s sidwalk Friday evening.

Wreck kills SoBo man

A single-vehicle wreck claimed the life of Justin Esmond Whitaker, a 23-year-old South Boston man, late Saturday night on Route 96, four-tenths of a mile east of Highway 501 in the Virgilina community.

Governor’s School fate to be decided at meeting

After months of discussion, Halifax County High School students will find out Monday night whether they will have the opportunity to participate in Governor’s School next year. 

Two hurt in Friday wreck

Two women sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Friday morning at 7:57 a.m. on Highway 58, one mile west of State Route 601 in South Boston.

Cruiser involved in wreck

No one was charged in a two-vehicle wreck involving a police cruiser that occurred Tuesday morning at the intersection of North Main Street and Williams Street in South Boston.

New library system director meets board

Newly hired Library Director Jay Stephens “enjoyed meeting everyone” at the Halifax County-South Boston Public Library Board special called meeting Tuesday afternoon. 

After 70 today ... some ice on way?

It’s an incredible weekend weather forecast.