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Blaze destroys mobile home in Cluster Springs

An investigation continues into the cause of a Saturday evening fire that totally destroyed a single-story dwelling in the Cluster Springs community, according to Cluster Springs Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mike Harris.

Banquet speaker pushes community involvement

The Tri-County Community Action agency held its 46th annual banquet Friday night at the Bright Leaf Forum in South Boston with the Rev. Dr Michael Parnell as guest speaker.

Charges pending in wreck

Charges are pending in a single-vehicle accident that occurred Monday afternoon on Hackberry Road, eight-tenths of a mile north of State Route 713 in the southwestern part of the county.

Halifax County Service Authority OKs changes

Halifax County Service Authority Board of Directors approved proposed budget changes during their regular monthly meeting Wednesday.

National Tire Research Center a big investment in jobs, research

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute’s new National Tire Research Center that opened Wednesday at the Virginia Motorsports Technology Park on the campus of Alton’s VIRginia International Raceway represents an investment of more than $30 million and brings with it the expectation of 186 jobs at its operational peak.

Romney’s son rallies support in South Boston stop

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s eldest son, Taggart “Tagg” Romney, greeted more than 100 supporters Wednesday afternoon in the parking lot of the World of Sports in South Boston.

Domestic violence victim now works to help others

It was a day like any other when 17-year-old Lisa Daniel Logan went to catch the bus at her grandmother’s house that fateful morning in the fall of 1992. 

County student graduation rate down in 2012

The percent of students graduating on time in Halifax County Public Schools dropped to 85.9 percent, down 3.1 percent from last year’s 89 percent, according to a Virginia Department of Education report released Tuesday.

Charges pending in Oct. 14 Sinai wreck

Charges are pending in an Oct. 14 wreck involving a 30-year-old Halifax man that occurred on State Route 654, 65 feet west of Route 678 in the Sinai community.

Tagg Romney to make stop in SoBo on Wednesday

Taggart “Tagg” Romney, the oldest son of Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney, is coming to South Boston on Wednesday.