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Parade looks through the eyes of youth

Bundle up and bring the entire family to Downtown South Boston on Saturday, to celebrate “Christmas Through the Eyes of a Child.”

Charges lodged in wreck

A 29-year-old Harrington, Delaware man was charged with stopping in the highway following a wreck that occurred around 6:28 a.m. Tuesday on Halifax Road, 200 feet north of Old Halifax Road in Centerville.

Public a no show for input hearing on school budget

No one from the public showed much interest in offering input about the Halifax County school budget for the coming year Monday evening when the Halifax County School Board met at 6 p.m. for that purpose in the school board office conference room in Halifax. 

Library system taps new director

Jay Stephens has been hired as the new director of the Halifax County/South Boston Public Library System.

Stores lure deal-hungry shoppers on Thanksgiving

Black Friday, long recognized as the official start of the Christmas holiday shopping season, has been trumped this year by Brown Thursday, traditionally observed as the Thanksgiving holiday.

Town of Halifax to usher in holiday season with parade, open house, tree lighting

The Town of Halifax will begin celebrating the Christmas holiday with its Open House Weekend Friday-Sunday in downtown Halifax.

School board to hold work session on budget tonight

Halifax County Public School Board Chairman Kim Farson will lead a public input hearing on the proposed 2014-15 budget Monday evening.

Virginia National Wild Turkey Federation hosts hunt for disabled

It has become an annual tradition. Every year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, the Virginia National Wild Turkey Federation Wheelin’ Sportsmen host a deer hunt for people with disabilities.

Foundation distributes turkeys

The Halifax County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, with the help of the Good Samaritan in South Boston, has made Thanksgiving more memorable to those in need the past several years with its annual turkey distribution drive.

Dog food spills when truck flips on U.S. 501

A 58-year-old Ogden, Utah, man was charged with reckless driving/failure to maintain proper control after the tractor–trailer he was driving overturned at 6:45 Tuesday morning blocking both lanes of Highway 501, one-tenth of a mile south of Cedar Fork Loop.