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Trustees to tackle policy on smoking

Halifax County School Board members will revisit the schools’ smoke-free policy during their regular scheduled board meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in the public meeting room at the Mary Bethune office complex.

South Boston author remembers ‘When Tobacco was Good’

Tobacco has not always been a negative word, and South Boston resident and author Kent Mills remembers those days.

Boy with cerebral palsy and epilepsy is his mother’s hero

With a contagious laugh and a personality that can light up any room, 4-year-old Oliver Webber continuously adjusts to his ever-changing life.

3-year-old Nathalie child killed in freak accident

A 3-year-old Nathalie child died Wednesday night following a freak accident that occurred at a residence on Pierce’s Trail, just off lower Liberty Road.

Fanfare to herald arrival of memorial

The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Museum Wall is scheduled to arrive in Halifax County on Tuesday in an escort/parade featuring local law enforcement, the Patriot Guard Riders and Rolling Thunder.

As food changes, serving smile stays same

The type of food served in Scottsburg Elementary School over the past three decades may have changed, but the smile behind one of the dedicated cafeteria workers serving the food has not.

Saturday cruise in, car show to benefit Trevant Coleman family

A cruise in and car show to benefit the family of the late Trevant Coleman will be held Saturday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Heritage House located at 3231 Halifax Road in South Boston.

Fire destroys barns

Two barns were destroyed Tuesday afternoon in a fire at 1136 Monroe Trail in Scottsburg.

Hunting expo joins lineup for 2013 fair

Halifax County Animal Control Chief Warden Todd Moser has been named the new general manager of the 102nd annual Halifax County Fair.

Tire blaze under probe

Heavy black smoke billowing into the sky Saturday afternoon from the Cluster Springs community caught the attention of numerous residents who called E-911 dispatchers to report what they were seeing.