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Road work continues in Town of Halifax

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will continue performing surface improvements along the U.S. Highway 501 corridor (South Main Street from the intersection of Mountain Road [VA Scenic Byway 360] to North Main Street at the intersection of Bethel Road [VA Scenic Byway 360]) starting tentatively today, weather permitting.

Driver airlifted after Wednesday accident

A 70-year-old Lynchburg man was airlifted with serious injuries following a wreck with a loaded logging truck that occurred Wednesday around noon at the intersection of Highway 501 and State Route 636 in northern Halifax County.

After suspected bite by brown recluse, 5-year-old camper rushed to hospital

A routine family camping trip this summer soon turned into a nightmare for young Gabe Cash of South Boston.

Halifax community clock open house set Wednesday

Hickory, dickory, dock the Town of Halifax is getting a new clock, and an open house will be held Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in Halifax Town Hall to share the design plans for the clock with the community.

Shooting victim treated at hospital

A 54-year-old South Boston resident was being treated Thursday afternoon at Halifax Regional Hospital after being shot in the arm by what was believed to be a BB gun, said South Boston Police Capt. B. K. Lovelace.

What changes lie ahead for hospital?

Now that Halifax Regional Health System and Sentara Healthcare have officially closed on the affiliation deal merging the two not-for-profit health care systems, what lies ahead in the future of the local hospital over the next decade?

Commonwealth Assisted Living to acquire Somerset

Somerset Assisted Living facility on Hamilton Boulevard in South Boston is being sold to Commonwealth Assisted Living Group of Charlottesville, the partners of DECCA Group LLC announced Monday.

Scottsburg spirit shines in belated July 4 celebration

It was three weeks late, but Scottsburg rolled out the red, white and blue carpet Saturday for its annual Fourth of July celebration.

Fire damages vacant house in Scottsburg

An early Sunday morning fire damaged a vacant house in the Scottsburg community.

Night Out: Keep porch lights on to show unity

National Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 6, and the local event will be held at the Tuck Dillard Stadium at the Halifax County Middle School kicking off with a parade at 5:30 p.m. The event will continue until 8:30 p.m.