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Former sheriff to learn punishment Thursday

Sentencing for former Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin on five embezzlement charges is scheduled Thursday morning in Halifax County Circuit Court.

Tobacco barn workshop to be held Nov. 6

Halifax County tobacco barn owners will have an opportunity to learn how to apply for money to repair their structures at a grant workshop to be held Wednesday, Nov. 6, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Halifax County/South Boston Visitor Center located at 1180 Bill Tuck Highway (U.S. 58) in South Boston.

Will county Governor’s School make a comeback?

Halifax County School Board will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune office complex.

Banquet sets theme of preparing for tomorrow

Pledging to prepare the community for tomorrow, the Halifax County NAACP will host its Freedom Fund Banquet on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at The Prizery located at 700 Bruce St. in South Boston. 

Virginia Coalition: The battle is not over

A half-life of a uranium isotope is defined as the time taken for it to decay to half of its original amount of radioactivity, with some of half-lives amounting to hundreds of thousands of years.

Canines fly away to a new chance at life

Seven happy pups and one lucky mama were among those rescued Tuesday at Tuck Airport. 

Candidates Forum set for Tuesday at Oak Level VFD

The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce and Halifax County Farm Bureau will cosponsor a Candidates Forum at Oak Level Volunteer Fire Department in Election District 3 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Deadline Tuesday to register to vote in November election

The deadline to apply to register to vote in Virginia for the Nov. 5 election is Tuesday.  

Halifax County High School crowns homecoming king, queen

Tylisia S. Crews (left) was crowned as the Halifax County High School Homecoming Queen and Jawon Jackson (right) was crowned as the Homecoming King during halftime ceremonies of Friday night's Homecoming game between the Comets and Bassett High School. (Joe Chandler/Gazette-Virginian)

Two hurt, damages exceed $100,000

Two persons were injured, and estimated damages exceeded $100,000 when a pickup truck towing a trailer containing a racecar and a car collided Saturday at 6 p.m. on Highway 58, a quarter of a mile west of the intersection of State Route 751.