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George Allen carries Halifax County

Just as expected, voter turnout was very light in Halifax County for Tuesday’s U.S. Senate Republican Primary, and George F. Allen beat the competition here hands down.

Voters didn’t get the memo: Turnout low for GOP Primary

Tuesday was Republican Primary Day in Virginia, but county voters didn’t seem to get the memo.

Susan Allen makes final 'Send a Message' stop in SoBo

Monday, Susan Allen traveled to Southside Virginia for her final stops ending the “Send a Message” tour at Common Grounds in South Boston.  

Funeral home eyes spot for crematorium in SoBo

Powell Funeral Home in South Boston is making plans for the construction of a crematorium near its present location, with rezoning of property located at 1354 Broad St. the first step.

South Boston Farmers Market celebrates 25 years

Celebrating the 25th year of operation for the South Boston Farmers Market, many area residents turned out Saturday morning for the official grand opening where shoppers found homegrown tomatoes, string beans, squash, cucumbers, onions, cabbage, beets, new potatoes, baked goods, vegetable plants and flowers. 

UPDATE: Wreck sends four to hospital in Halifax County

Four persons involved in a two-vehicle wreck were transported to Halifax Regional Hospital on Sunday afternoon by Turbeville Volunteer Fire and Rescue and Halifax County Rescue Squad crews.

Allen brings ‘Send a Message’ tour to county

Thursday, George Allen brought his statewide “Send a Message” tour to Southside Virginia to encourage Virginians to vote in the Republican Primary Tuesday to send a message to Washington. 

New superintendent wants to be solution, not problem

With hopes to be part of the solution and not part of the problem and eager to boost morale within the Halifax County Public School System, incoming Superintendent Dr. Merle Herndon will take office July 2.

Halifax leaders take Chinese magazine staffers on tour

Halifax County Industrial Development Authority hosted a trio of staffers from China’s LENS magazine Wednesday afternoon treating them to a lunch at Molasses Grill.

D-Day veterans remember invasion

D-Day veterans W. R. Snead and H. L. “Pete” Myers laid a wreath Monday at the Company F Memorial at the National Guard Armory in South Boston on the 68th anniversary of the Normandy invasion.