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PHOTOS: High school prom goers dance the night away

A crowd estimated at approximately 1,500 persons gathered at Halifax County High School Saturday night to view the procession of students arriving at the school for the annual Junior-Senior Prom.

Boydton man charged in Thursday accident

No injuries were reported following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Thursday at 3:15 p.m. on Highway 501 at the intersection with State Route 658.

Halifax attorney announces bid for prosecutor’s post

Local attorney Tracy Quackenbush Martin announced Saturday she will run for Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney in the Nov. 5 election.

Six Halifax County school administrators to get raises

After more than five hours behind closed doors Wednesday night, Halifax County School Board members approved raises for six administrators.

Students learn dangers of drunk driving and texting behind the wheel

In an effort to keep Halifax County High School students safe during prom night, the South Boston Police Department, Halifax County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police, Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program and Halifax Police Department visited the high school Thursday warning students about what can happen when a person gets behind the wheel after drinking alcohol or texting while driving.

Wearing a smile, maintenance worker proud to keep schools in tip-top shape

He’s not hanging from ropes anymore, but he’s still “blessed, grateful and thankful” for his three decades with the Halifax County Public School system.

Mass shooting drill simulates real life frenzy

At first glance Sunday afternoon, Halifax County Middle School appeared to have been the scene of a horrific school shooting.

No court date set for former sheriff

Although the docket for the March court term in Halifax County Circuit Court listed Monday as the day a trial date may have been set for former Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin on 21 forgery and embezzlement charges, for the second time this year, setting that date has been continued, according to court officials.

Woman struck by vehicle in Walmart parking lot

Charges are pending against an 87-year-old Buffalo Junction woman after a pedestrian was struck in the Walmart parking lot Monday morning.

Mentor Role Model Program awaits move to new location increasing accessibility

The Mentor Role Model Program will soon have a new home. Currently housed in the former Leggett building owned by Halifax Regional Hospital, the Mentor Role Model Program anticipates moving into the Phase 2 section of the Washington-Coleman Community Center currently under renovation by the first of July.