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UPDATE: SoBo man injured in four-wheeler wreck dies

A 37-year-old South Boston man died Monday evening from injuries sustained in a 4-wheeler accident that occurred shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday on Beard’s Trail.

Waving flags greet arrival of Vietnam War Memorial

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. 

Board adjusts some school salaries

After rejecting the superintendent’s recommendation last month, Halifax County School Board members narrowly approved salary adjustments affecting 20 school employees Monday night following a lengthy closed-door session.

Blaming less money from supes, school raises in question

Halifax County School Board members continue to look for ways to deal with a loss of $240,000 in local funding they had banked on when adopting their budget last month. 

Woman struck by vehicle listed in critical condition

A 23-year-old South Boston woman was airlifted to Duke Medical Center after being struck by a Ford station wagon on Highway 58 in front of the World of Sports Saturday night.

Virgilina presented reproduction of history document

The Town of Virgilina commemorated a piece of its town’s history Thursday night as council members gathered prior to their regular monthly meeting and were presented a reproduction of the town’s 1900-1913 minute book.

Trustees to tackle policy on smoking

Halifax County School Board members will revisit the schools’ smoke-free policy during their regular scheduled board meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in the public meeting room at the Mary Bethune office complex.

South Boston author remembers ‘When Tobacco was Good’

Tobacco has not always been a negative word, and South Boston resident and author Kent Mills remembers those days.

Boy with cerebral palsy and epilepsy is his mother’s hero

With a contagious laugh and a personality that can light up any room, 4-year-old Oliver Webber continuously adjusts to his ever-changing life.

3-year-old Nathalie child killed in freak accident

A 3-year-old Nathalie child died Wednesday night following a freak accident that occurred at a residence on Pierce’s Trail, just off lower Liberty Road.