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Fanfare to herald arrival of memorial

The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Museum Wall is scheduled to arrive in Halifax County on Tuesday in an escort/parade featuring local law enforcement, the Patriot Guard Riders and Rolling Thunder.

As food changes, serving smile stays same

The type of food served in Scottsburg Elementary School over the past three decades may have changed, but the smile behind one of the dedicated cafeteria workers serving the food has not.

Saturday cruise in, car show to benefit Trevant Coleman family

A cruise in and car show to benefit the family of the late Trevant Coleman will be held Saturday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Heritage House located at 3231 Halifax Road in South Boston.

Fire destroys barns

Two barns were destroyed Tuesday afternoon in a fire at 1136 Monroe Trail in Scottsburg.

Hunting expo joins lineup for 2013 fair

Halifax County Animal Control Chief Warden Todd Moser has been named the new general manager of the 102nd annual Halifax County Fair.

Tire blaze under probe

Heavy black smoke billowing into the sky Saturday afternoon from the Cluster Springs community caught the attention of numerous residents who called E-911 dispatchers to report what they were seeing.

24 school employees impacted by budget cuts

A total of 24 Halifax County school employees were notified of changes in their positions Thursday and Friday accounting for $395,000 in expenses being eliminated from the $57.2 million school budget, School Superintendent Dr. Merle Herndon said Friday afternoon.

Changes in the works for school employees

Halifax County School Superintendent Dr. Merle Herndon said Thursday she was headed out the door to talk with school employees about personnel changes to go into effect in the upcoming school year.

Flag structure to be dedicated

The recently completed flag structure at Oak Ridge Cemetery in South Boston will be dedicated to late South Boston Mayor Carroll Thackston at 5 p.m. on April 15 prior to the joint meeting of South Boston and Halifax town councils and the Halifax County Board of Supervisors.

Husband, wife team takes pride in work

When one opens the door to Clays Mill Elementary School, the floors shine, the walls shine, from top to bottom the school is spotless.