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Danville man charged in wreck

A 40-year-old Danville man was charged with failing to yield the right of way following a wreck that occurred Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 58 and State Route 939 in South Boston.

25 students sent home after school ruckus Wednesday

More than two-dozen students were sent home Wednesday morning before the start of the school day as a result of what Halifax County High School Principal Albert Randolph described as a “minor” disturbance.

Grant will help revitalize derelict John Randolph Hotel

South Boston’s Industrial Development Authority has been awarded a $100,000 Industrial Revitalization Fund grant for the redevelopment of John Randolph Hotel.

Apologies come after school lunch tossed in trash

Halifax County School Board members apologized to parents, students and the community Monday night for a procedure administration put in place earlier this school year instructing cafeteria workers to trash lunches of students who had exceeded a $5 meal fee debt.

Grant will help revitalize derelict John Randolph Hotel (2)

South Boston’s Industrial Development Authority has been awarded a $100,000 Industrial Revitalization Fund grant for the redevelopment of John Randolph Hotel.

Wreck slices car in half; charges pending

A 70-year-old South Boston man was airlifted to Duke Medical Center on Friday afternoon following a wreck that occurred on River Road, about a half mile west of State Route 945.

Slate of events mark historic river crossing

The historic Crossing of the Dan will be commemorated this week with special programs scheduled Thursday, Friday and Saturday at The Prizery in South Boston.

School board to set timeline for budget tonight

A light agenda awaits Halifax County School Board members when they meet tonight at the Mary Bethune Office Complex at 6 p.m. 

Italian Delight a Blue Ribbon winner for second year

Italian Delight restaurant in South Boston last week was named one of 100 businesses across the United States named a 2013 Blue Ribbon Small Business Award winner by the U. S. Chamber of Commerce.

Need to find water-logged wayward golf balls? This woman will help

With a love for swimming, fishing and water, 25-year-old Jennifer Mills has found a way to combine them all. Mills is a pond diver.