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Foul play possible in missing woman investigation

Halifax and Campbell County authorities now say they have reason to believe foul play may have been involved in the disappearance of Wendy Dawn Beadles Francis of Nathalie after deputies were able to track her last known whereabouts to the Brookneal area.

VUI reaffirms commitment to protect environment, health

Virginia Uranium Inc. reaffirmed its strong commitment to protecting the environment and health of the community during a Wednesday afternoon press conference held in Chatham.

More bank records seized in former sheriff probe

A search warrant in connection with the investigation of former Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin was filed Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court.

Mini grants presented to county teachers

Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation presented 65 teacher mini-grants Tuesday afternoon involving 107 teachers in the Leggett auditorium of Halifax Regional Hospital.

Champion of higher education stepping down

Danville Community College President Dr. B. Carlyle Ramsey has announced plans to retire from his position next summer. 

Pulse of a new era: Halifax Regional, Sentara merge

Halifax Regional Health System announced Friday its board of directors has unanimously agreed to enter into a merger agreement with Sentara Healthcare.

Tree stand fall injures man

Triangle Volunteer Fire Department responded Friday evening to a report of a 48-year-old man falling out of a tree stand, according to Triangle Fire Chief Rodney Francisco.

Two county schools require improvement plan

Halifax County Middle and South Boston Elementary schools are two of 485 schools in the state required to implement improvement plans as part of accountability requirements established by the state board of education as part of the commonwealth’s No Child Left Behind flexibility waiver.

The latest technology comes to schools

Out with the old and in with the new. New technology is on its way to Halifax County Public Schools, thanks to a grant from the Virginia Public Schools Authority Educational Technology Notes Series.

Burlington to be demolished

It provided many a Halifax County resident with employment over the years, and it maintained a steadfast presence in the Town of Halifax.