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Fire leaves four homeless

A Sunday afternoon trailer fire has left a South Boston family of four homeless.

South Boston Manor to close

South Boston Manor, the nursing home located behind Halifax Regional Hospital, will soon close its doors leaving 40 residents looking for another place to live and 60 employees searching for jobs.

Snow makes re-enactment more like ‘real thing’

Mike Cecere stood in the cold in near ankle-deep mud with a smile on his face, watching his regiment of troops stow away their guns and equipment as a heavy snow fell from the sky.

For bottled water CEO, a natural flow

A humble 1970 high school graduate who started out as a Colonial Baking Company bread truck route salesman in Gulfport, Miss., has slowly and steadily climbed the ladder of success.

Virgilina goes Hollywood on ‘Millionaire’ game show

The Town of Virgilina went Hollywood on Friday as one of the answers on the popular game show, “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.”

9-year-old SoBo boy loses battle with brain cancer

 Trevant Coleman, an inspirational fourth grader at South Boston Elementary School who touched this community and other surrounding areas, lost his battle with brain cancer Saturday.

Talks start on moving law books to library

The Halifax Library is being considered as a future home for the law library currently housed in the Halifax County Courthouse, according to Library Director Joe Zappacosta.

Changes make bus driver’s job safer, easier

Things are not what they used to be, but one bus driver firmly believes changes have only improved with time.

Danville man charged in wreck

A 40-year-old Danville man was charged with failing to yield the right of way following a wreck that occurred Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 58 and State Route 939 in South Boston.

25 students sent home after school ruckus Wednesday

More than two-dozen students were sent home Wednesday morning before the start of the school day as a result of what Halifax County High School Principal Albert Randolph described as a “minor” disturbance.