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Mold investigation continues at Halifax County High School

In an effort to determine what degree mold is impacting Halifax County High School’s learning environment, HDH Technical Inc. of Christiansburg was scheduled to be at the school Tuesday afternoon inspecting the air quality inside and outside.

Pipe replacement restricts traffic in South Boston

Drivers traveling along Wilborn Avenue in South Boston will notice traffic may be restricted to one lane or possibly rerouted and delayed while Town of South Boston employees work to replace 860 feet of 24-inch stormwater drainage pipe.

Boil advisory issued after water main fails, causing pressure woes

A loss in system pressure early Sunday is being blamed on a partially failed water main near the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Summit Drive in South Boston.

Six county schools get security grants

Six Halifax County schools have been awarded $52,080 in school security equipment grants to improve safety and security for students and teachers.

Car flips on Highway 58

A 19-year-old Halifax woman was airlifted to Wake Medical Center Friday afternoon following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred on Highway 58, one-tenth of a mile east of State Route 119.

Halifax Regional’s two Certificates of Public Need approved

Halifax Regional Health System’s two Certificate of Public Need applications to relocate 54 nursing home beds from the recently closed South Boston Manor facility have been approved by the Virginia Department of Health. 

Officials deal with mold problems in school

After a hot, wet, humid summer, Halifax County High School faces a mold problem, and the Halifax County School Board has called a special meeting on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the school board office conference room to discuss the problem.

VFW Post marks 67th anniversary

It has been 67 years since a group of men who had a common bond organized what today is known as Halifax VFW Post 8243.

Visitor Center offers new venue for area wine sales

Thanks to the Halifax County Tourism Department, Halifax County’s four local wineries will have a new venue for showcasing and selling their product at the South Boston-Halifax County Visitor Center. 

Mysterious ‘nasty’ creatures swarm over gas station

It was a mystery of biblical proportions. Swarming insects descended on the Shell station on Halifax Road Sunday night, and no one seemed to know what the strange creatures were or why they suddenly appeared when the sun went down.