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Body of 80-year-old man discovered in house fire

The charred remains of an 80-year-old Halifax man were found Wednesday following a house fire that occurred shortly after noon at 2246 Highview Road in Halifax.

Teen killed, another injured in Tuesday night accident

Charges are pending against a 17-year-old Virgilina resident as a result of a wreck that killed another 17-year-old Tuesday night in Halifax County.

Speaker: Despite economy, tourism growing in Virginia

“Travel is a lifestyle,” and despite a flat economy, tourism is one market that continues to grow year after year.

Officials investigate cause of Tuesday fire in South Boston

A Tuesday fire caused $10,000 in damages and temporarily displaced a family of four, according to South Boston Fire Chief Steve Phillips.

Archery camp right on target

A total of 58 students are participating in the local archery camp held at South Boston Recreation Department this week with students ranging in ages from 2-17. 

Are you ready if disaster strikes?

There’s a new CERT coordinator in town, and she’s ready to help prepare and train volunteers to handle catastrophic disasters when they strike neighborhoods and communities.

Youth in Motion promotion: health

United Way of Halifax County is kicking off its new grant funded program “Youth in Motion” to the community by offering free mobile day camps for the next five weeks.

Ribbon cutting officially opens Piedmont Credit Union

Piedmont Credit Union cut the ribbon Monday morning at its South Boston location officially opening its fourth branch. 

All roads lead to Elmo for Independence Day

For the third year in a row the Elmo community hosted a traditional Independence Day Parade. 

History room upgrades up for discussion Tuesday

The local history room at the Halifax Public Library could be seeing some upgrades in the near future.