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California office aims to promote Southside

Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation announced Tuesday the launch of its West Coast office aimed at economic development, promoting southern Virginia as the ideal region for corporations seeking a presence on the East Coast.

South Boston man killed in Tuesday morning wreck

A 72-year-old retired first sergeant of the United States Marine Corps died in a wreck at about 8:10 a.m. Tuesday morning in the 8200 block of Route 626.

Damages extensive in wreck

A 29-year-old South Boston woman was injured and transported to the hospital following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Friday at 9:30 a.m. on State Route 676 (Thompson Store Road), two-tenths of a mile north of Highway 360 in Vernon Hill.

Canines fly away to new life, thanks to Pilots N Paws

Nine pups and their mom didn’t realize how lucky they were Saturday morning when they flew out of William M. Tuck Airport headed north.

Night out against crime set Tuesday at middle school

The public is encouraged to turn out for the annual National Night Out event Tuesday night from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Tuck Dillard Stadium at Halifax County Middle School.

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.