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Summer activities ‘hot’ topic at local library board meeting

Summer activities were the “hot” topic for Halifax County-South Boston Public Library Board members when they met Tuesday afternoon at the South Boston Public Library.

No drugs found in sweep of Halifax County High School

No arrests were made, and no drugs were seized following a thorough narcotics search of Halifax County High School Thursday morning, Sheriff Fred S. Clark said.

Packed crowd angry over decisions blasts school board

School Superintendent Dr. Merle Herndon and Halifax County School Board members got an earful Monday night during the board’s regular monthly meeting held in Halifax.

Building, car burn

Halifax Volunteer Fire Department along with South Boston Fire Department were called out to a brush fire near a garage on Mallard Lane around 2:20 p.m. Monday afternoon.

Dropped cell phone sends man into deep well

When John McClure went to visit his friend, Kenneth Helton, Saturday evening at his Scottsburg home, he never imagined he would find him trapped in a 38-foot well.

School board expected to finalize budget Monday night

Halifax County School Board members are expected to finalize its already approved budget when they meet tonight at 6 p.m. in the public meeting room at the Mary Bethune office complex.

Blaze destroys mobile home on Clays Mill Road

A quick-moving fire destroyed a single-wide mobile home located at 4196 Clays Mill Road in Halifax on Thursday around 4:30 p.m.

Group: Clover site in danger

A Halifax County site — the Clover Rosenwald School — has landed on a list of historically endangered places in Virginia. 

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.