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Officer credited with saving family in fire

Quick action and an alert eye by South Boston Senior Patrol Officer T. W. Bush is being credited with saving a family and their pet from a house fire that could have been much worse.

Lieutenant governor candidate to make a stop in South Boston

E. W. Jackson, the Republican nominee for Virginia lieutenant governor, will be at the Hardee’s in Riverdale for a meet and greet session Tuesday from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Clover woman airlifted following Friday wreck

A 27-year-old Clover woman, Nancy E. Beachy, was injured and airlifted to Lynchburg General Hospital by Centra One Friday morning following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred at 8:30 a.m. on Hundley Road, two-tenths of a mile north of Clays Mill Road.

Former Halifax sheriff pleads guilty to embezzlement

Former Halifax County Sheriff Stanley L. Noblin pleaded guilty Friday morning in Halifax County Circuit Court to five embezzlement charges in connection with the appropriation of sheriff’s office funds for his personal use, including asset forfeiture funds and drug task force funds.

Minor flooding forecast for Dan River in South Boston

Minor flooding is forecast for the Dan River at Paces Friday afternoon through Saturday evening, according to the National Weather Service in Blacksburg.

Halifax library restores hours on Fridays

The Halifax Public Library once again will be open on Fridays.

Christian school educator now taking on leadership role

Parent, volunteer and teacher are just a few of the positions that Sarah “Sissie” Lenzen has held at Halifax Christian School (HCS). Now, she is tackling the position of principal. 

Center to be dedicated in memory of late SoBo mayor

The Virginia National Guard will hold a ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday at the South Boston readiness center to dedicate the facility to the memory of the late Maj. Gen. Carroll Thackston, former Adjutant General of Virginia. 

Getting off at a different bus stop? Not under changed plan

Bus notes are a thing of the past. Halifax County Public School Board members unanimously approved changes to the Code of Student Conduct and parent notifications Monday night that in essence prevent parents from writing bus notes for their children to get off at a different bus stop.

Former sheriff due back in court Friday

Former Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin is scheduled to appear in Halifax County Circuit Court at 10:30 a.m. Friday for a motions hearing and other pre-trial matters.