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SoBo woman injured in wreck

A 43-year-old South Boston woman was injured in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Thursday at 4:20 p.m. on Old Cluster Springs Road, two miles north of Link-Puryear Road in South Boston.

Business owners to question demotion

Area residents and business owners Stanley and Wanda Jeffress of South Boston said Sunday they plan to attend tonight’s meeting of the Halifax County School Board and “reach out” to board members and citizens regarding the recent demotion of Halifax County High School Principal Albert Randolph.

Family displaced by fire at Taylor Lofts

A family of five was displaced from its apartment in Taylor Lofts in South Boston following a fire called in at approximately 3 p.m. on Saturday, according to South Boston fire officials and American Red Cross.

Sesquicentennial commemoration set later this month

A sesquicentennial commemoration of the Battle of Staunton River Bridge will be held June 21-22 at Staunton River Battlefield State Park in Randolph. 

Saturday event spotlights two local missing women

In an effort to educate the public about missing women in the area, “Help Save The Next Girl” will be at Walmart in South Boston on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. 

Principal shake-up strikes Halifax County High School

Halifax County High School has a new principal, and Halifax County Middle School has a new assistant principal. 

Ahead of 70th anniversary, D-Day veterans lay wreath

Halifax County residents and D-Day veterans H. L. “Pete” Myers and W. R. Snead have become close friends over the past 70 years. They almost met each other under altogether different circumstances that fateful June 6, 1944 on the beaches of Normandy.

Schools partner for food service

Increased options and variety in student nutrition is the goal for school lunches next year, according to Sodexo Human Resource Leader Dr. John Sullivan. 

As caps fly, grads reach for the sky

Graduation caps flew in the air Saturday morning after Halifax County High School Principal Albert Randolph congratulated the 386 students in the Class of 2014 who received their diplomas. Proud parents, extended family, friends, faculty, staff and administrators filled the high school gymnasium to witness commencement exercises for the Class of 2014. 

Child hurt in blast

A 3-year-old boy was seriously injured when an aerosol can exploded in his face Saturday afternoon shortly before 4 p.m.