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With decline in foot traffic, Comcast set to close center

The Comcast customer service center in South Boston is closing June 30.

Clover woman kills coyote eyeing goats

A close call with a coyote has left Clover resident Debbie Bakos all shook up. 

ABB lauded for environmental excellence

ABB of South Boston was inducted into the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality’s Environmental Excellence Program on Wednesday morning when the plant was recognized for its environmental performance and future participation in continuing environmental stewardship.

Following snafu, tax bills on way to mailbox near you

The 2014 Halifax County real estate tax bills will be mailed out shortly, according to Halifax County Treasurer Linda Foster.

Four names added to memorial highlight Monday ceremony

“It’s an honor and privilege to be here to speak to you on Memorial Day. This is a magnificent day and what better way to spend it than recognizing the valor and sacrifice of men and women who have served and laid down their lives,” said Hargrave Military Academy President and retired Brig. Gen. Doyle “Don” Broome.

HCHS grad lands NASA internship

For Halifax County High School graduate Candice Brown, having a strong support system has really helped to push her in a positive direction guiding her to reach her full potential and encouraging her to reach for the stars.

SVCC names new president

The next president of Southside Virginia Community College is Dr. Alfred A. Roberts of Emporia. 

High school graduation Saturday

(File photo)Halifax County High School’s Class of 2014 Commencement Exercises will get underway Saturday at 9 a.m. in the school’s gymnasium.

WIth perfect weather, Summerfest attracts more than 3,500

More than 3,500 flocked to Virgilina for the 32nd Annual Virgilina Summerfest’s day of fun in the sun Saturday, according to Virgilina Volunteer Fire Chief Gerald Ellixson.

Details emerge in fatal wreck

The 56-year-old Nathalie man who was killed in a single-vehicle wreck that occurred in the Walmart parking lot on Friday, May 16, died from blunt force trauma, according to the results of an autopsy.