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Library branch manager resigns

South Boston Library Branch Manager Jessika Pettit is going home to Tennessee.

Scottsburg house fire ruled arson; reward offered for info

Halifax County authorities are offering a reward and seeking information from the public about a house fire that occurred July 28 at 2 a.m. at 6075 James D. Hagood Highway in Scottsburg.

Suspect arrested in Bath County linked to SoBo bank robbery

Authorities in Bath County have arrested a suspect believed to be connected with the July 20 robbery that occurred at Carter Bank & Trust on Main Street in South Boston.

Sheds take tumble in strong South Boston storm

A localized heavy thunderstorm struck South Boston on Saturday leaving several residents without power and causing damage to structures at Lowe’s on Old Halifax Road.

First step to revitalize downtown: Get a plan

As a step toward downtown revitalization, South Boston officials want to develop the former John Randolph Hotel property into a “boutique” hotel, but the town also needs to develop a plan for revitalization of its downtown area as a whole in accordance with that project.

Campers experience life in public safety

Youngsters got a taste of public safety last week.

Henrietta Lacks’ family gains some control over cells

In the last 60 years she has been making an impact on history.

Enduring severe pain, bone marrow transplant needed from teen’s sister

It was only a 25 percent chance. Fifteen-year-old Zoi Bailey was diagnosed with Sickle Cell Anemia at birth and suffers from severe pain crisis.

New venue pays off for National Night Out

More than a thousand people of all ages came out in support of Halifax County’s National Night Out Tuesday evening at its new location at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium at the Halifax County Middle School.

Work continues on South Boston Habitat house

The Tri-River Habitat For Humanity continues to work on the house located on Jefferson Avenue in South Boston.