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Produce farmer benefits from bees

For local farmer Don Reese of Reese’s Farms in Scottsburg, using bee pollination services has helped tremendously with production of his crops.

Reed axed as Halifax County IDA project manager

Jeff Reed is no longer project manager for the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority.

Facility may be noisy at start-up

People living near the NOVEC Energy Production Biomass facility now under construction off Plywood Trail in South Boston may temporarily hear some loud noises coming from the plant beginning today.

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.