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Alternative energy touted at session

Clean energy can be a viable option for the future, but at what cost?

Hearing on road plan set tonight in Halifax

Halifax County residents will have an opportunity to provide input on the Secondary Road Six-Year Plan for 2015-2020 and secondary construction allocations totaling $994,468.

Heat’s tough to beat

Summer is here…well, almost. Summer actually arrives Saturday, but for the past week hot and muggy temperatures have continued to plague Halifax County residents.  And those who have outdoor occupations are having to find unique ways to battle the heat even before the first day of summer arrives. 

Daniel honored for vision, energy

In a multi-purpose room renamed in his honor, and in a community center that was a capstone to his 15 years of service to his adopted town, retiring South Boston Town Manager Ted Daniel was feted Thursday as a visionary and a tireless worker dedicated to the citizens of South Boston and Halifax County.

‘Fraud Fighter’ earns honor

Fifteen Virginia “Fraud Fighters,” one from Halifax County, were recently recognized by the Virginia State Police (VSP) Insurance Fraud Program (IFP) during the Virginia Chapter of the International Association of Special Investigation Units (VA IASIU) Annual Fraud Seminar in Richmond.

Signs target superintendent

Outraged citizens who want to rid the county of current Halifax County School Superintendent Dr. Merle Herndon have planted very clear messages in their front yards from Volens to Halifax.

Staunton River Battlefield State Park to host Sesquicentennial Commemoration

It was 150 years ago when a group of faithful Confederate young boys and old men, numbering fewer than 500, took seriously a call to arms and valiantly defended “their” Staunton River Bridge in the only Civil War battle to be fought in Halifax County.

Region praised for resilience, ability to bounce back at launch of Blueway

The bell tolled, and the Southern Virginia Wild Blueway was officially launched Monday morning.

Centerville Family Dollar to close; customers petitioning to keep it open

Concerned customers have launched a petition drive in an effort to keep open the Family Dollar Store located in the Centerville Shopping Center.

Attendees venture from all over for biggest party

Hundreds of locals and many from neighboring counties came out Friday evening to enjoy the 34th Annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival at Berry Hill Resort from 5 to 10 p.m.