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Halifax’s icon of farm community earns state award

The Virginia Chapter of Soil and Water Society presented its Conservationist of the Year Award to Bruce E. Pearce on Nov. 2 in Charlottesville.

Blaze burns trailer, shed, woods in Randolph

A Thursday afternoon fire destroyed a singlewide trailer and storage shed before spreading to a wooded area behind the property of Willard Lloyd on Cove Road.

Holiday Living Show coming Saturday

For more than 25 years, the Business Women’s Association of Halifax County has been ringing in the holiday season with its annual Holiday Living Show, and this year will be no different. 

South Boston parade planned to honor veterans

Area residents will be able to honor and remember those who have risked their lives to protect their country at 11 a.m. Saturday at the annual Veterans Day parade in downtown South Boston. 

Small electrical fire causes minor damage to home

A fire that Midway Volunteer Fire Department officials said appeared to be electrical in nature caused an estimated $5,000 damage to the residence of Michael Valasquez Tuesday night.

At 99 and 102, pair head to polls in timeless tradition

There’s no limit on age when it comes to voting in a General Election.

Halifax County voters back GOP candidates

Republican Presidential challenger Mitt Romney swept 13 of 22 precincts in Halifax County for the victory here in Tuesday’s election.

Crowd turns out to help Clover Volunteer Fire Department

Clover Volunteer Fire Department held its annual fall festival Saturday raising more than $21,000 during the all day event.

Squirrel blamed in Halifax County power blackout

A squirrel got into a Dominion Power substation Saturday morning causing a fault or short and knocked out power to 1,900 customers in South Boston and Halifax County.

Library approves strategic plan

Halifax County-South Boston Public Library Board approved a strategic plan for 2013-2016 and launched a fundraising drive during its meeting Tuesday evening held at the South Boston Public Library.