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Meet John Woody: an advocate for pay and benefits

Three decades have passed since he first began cleaning floors, and John Woody continues to enjoy his job.

Take-Back Day a way to dispose of old drugs

The Drug Enforcement Administration has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to take place on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

End of the road for long-time South Boston dealership

Another family business with generations of service to South Boston and Southern Virginia is shutting down, with Wyatt Chevrolet closing its doors May 1.

Hospital sets public meeting about merger

Got questions about what’s going on at Halifax Regional Hospital these days?

Memorial to a citizen-soldier dedicated in South Boston (2)

The Town of South Boston honored the memory of late Mayor Carroll Thackston at a ceremony Monday dedicating a new flagpole structure at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Former Halifax resident up close with Boston terror

“A great unforgettable experience turned into a tragic, surreal unforgettable experience” after former Halifax County resident Steve Johnson crossed the finish line during the Boston Marathon on Monday.

Memorial to a citizen-soldier dedicated in South Boston

The Town of South Boston honored the memory of late Mayor Carroll Thackston at a ceremony Monday dedicating a new flagpole structure at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Dr. Phillip Ward dies at 65

Dr. Phillip Ward, an obstetrician and gynecologist at Fuller Roberts Clinic in South Boston, was found deceased in his home Tuesday morning.

Veteran Halifax County police officer dies Friday

Veteran law enforcement officer Maj. Larry Wayne Fears Sr. passed away of natural causes Friday afternoon at Halifax Regional Hospital. He was 66.

Flashing light may save lives

It’s a simple idea, and Vietnam Veterans of America members are bringing this life-saving idea to Halifax County.