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Records reveal details in blaze

South Boston Police are continuing an investigation into an apparent home invasion that occurred late on Sept. 16 at the home of 34-year-old Joshua Hollandsworth of 800 Marshall Ave. in South Boston.

Middle School honors late teacher with flag

Halifax County Middle School faculty on Wednesday presented the family of the late Kim Bosiger with a flag stating “In Memory of Kim Bosiger” that will be hung in front of the middle school. 

Roark resigns, Day named interim HCHS football coach

Halifax County High School officials on Thursday afternoon named Kenneth Day as the interim head coach of the Halifax County High School varsity football team to replace Mike Roark, who has resigned from the post.

Downtown South Boston doors open for seasonal salute

It’s the Christmas holiday season and downtown South Boston is getting decked out in holiday finery. 

Woman raising funds in typhoon tragedy

With victims of Typhoon Haiyan ever present on her mind, Halifax resident Cheryl Church has created the Cheryl Church Philippine Disaster Relief Fund in hopes of helping to meet the urgent needs of those impacted for food, clean water and emergency shelter. 

With great need to feed, area groups step up help

Monday kicked off National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, and with the Thanksgiving holiday just around the corner many local charitable organizations in Halifax County are gearing up to help those less fortunate.

Water, sewer rate changes lead agenda

The Halifax County Service Authority Board of Directors is slated to discuss advertising water and sewer rate changes and set a public hearing during its monthly meeting Thursday at 3:30 p.m. in the authority office conference room on Houghton Avenue in South Boston.

Tensions run high with $5K donation to Virginia Coalition

After several months of wrangling over whether it is appropriate for the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority to contribute $5,000 to Virginia Coalition to continue its fight to keep the ban on uranium mining, authority board members voted 5 to 2 in favor of making the donation Friday morning.

Librarian eager to enjoy small town life

The newly hired 29-year-old South Boston Library Branch Manager, Chris Thompson of Warrington, N.C., is excited to come to work in a small town.

HCCA luminary service set Dec. 8

Halifax County Cancer Association will hold a luminary service on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 5:15 p.m. on the steps of the courthouse in Halifax.  The service will be held as a way to honor or remember a loved one that is fighting or has lost their battle to cancer.