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Law enforcement ride cycles through

Members of the South Boston Police Department, Virginia State Police and Halifax County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the 2013 Law Enforcement Ride to D.C. as it traveled through Halifax County on Saturday. 

In announcing bid, candidate says he aims to carry on legacy

With full support from his family, Earl Womack announced Friday he will seek the Election District 3 seat on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors in November’s election.

One worker, but many hats

She’s not your ordinary school employee.

Historic Noland Village Country Fair Day set Saturday

The 24th annual Historic Noland Village Country Fair Day on Saturday will be a great time to visit the restored historic village in the Providence community of Halifax County.

Service authority names new executive director

Former Halifax County Service Authority Director of Operations Mark S. Estes has been named Halifax County Service Authority executive director.

Musical benefit planned Saturday in Halifax

The community will be “Rockin for Robyn” Saturday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Farmer’s Market in Halifax.

Hopkins won’t seek re-election to school board

Former Halifax County School Board Chairman Karen Hopkins confirmed Tuesday she has no plans to seek re-election in November.

Man who died in police custody identified

The body of 46-year-old Linwood R. Lambert Jr. of Richmond, the man who died in police custody Saturday morning, was sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond for examination and autopsy on Monday, and police are awaiting the toxicology reports to see if any drugs were in the man’s system, according to South Boston Police Capt. B. K. Lovelace.

Workforce training in welding passes hurdle

Workforce training in welding took one step closer to becoming a reality for Halifax County residents on Friday when the Research and Development arm of the Virginia Tobacco Commission approved a $154,114 request by the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center.

Blaze damages house in SoBo

A fire that originated in the basement of a house located at 807 Traver Avenue in South Boston is being blamed for causing $18,000 in damage.