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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.

Fire destroys River Road home

A late night fire destroyed a wood-frame single story house on River Road Friday evening.

From behind lunch line computer comes thoughts of encouragement

Wanting to spend more time at home with her two children, Cynthia Clauden left her career at J. P. Stevens and joined the cafeteria staff at South of Dan Elementary School.

Law library relocation advances

Moving the law library from the Halifax County Courthouse to the Halifax Public Library took another step forward Tuesday when Halifax County-South Boston Library Board members authorized Library Director Joe Zappacosta to move ahead with discussions regarding the law library.

Traveling Vietnam memorial opening brings emotions

Vietnam veterans along with friends and family of survivors and those killed in the war attended the grand opening of the Vietnam Veterans Traveling Memorial Wall and Museum at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium on Thursday morning.

Waving flags greet arrival of Vietnam War Memorial and Museum

Dozens of veterans on motorcycles — Patriot Guard Riders and Rolling Thunder riders — escorted the traveling Vietnam War Memorial and Museum into South Boston on Tuesday afternoon.