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Truck runs over South Boston man Monday afternoon

A 42-year-old South Boston man was transported to Halifax Regional Hospital where he was treated for his injuries Monday afternoon after a truck ran over him on Broad Street in South Boston.

Feral hogs a threat in Virginia, crowd told at meeting

Feral hogs are everywhere in Virginia. They can be found from the mountains to the beaches, according to Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Wildlife Biologist Glen Askins.

Teachers get lesson on ag in classrooms

Halifax County Public Schools elementary teachers participated Friday in the Agriculture in the Classroom workshop sponsored by Farm Bureau at The Prizery.

Damages estimated at $50,000 in Sunday house fire

Damages were estimated at $50,000 in the Sunday afternoon fire that damaged a single-story vinyl-sided frame house located at 1726 Norwood Ave. in South Boston. 

Superintendent visits county schools on opening day

“It was a very positive start,” Halifax County School Superintendent Dr. Merle Herndon said of Monday’s opening day of school.

State official takes tour of industrial parks, Prizery

Halifax County Industrial Development Authority Board members hosted a luncheon and reception for Virginia Economic Development Partnership President and CEO Martin Briley on Friday at Molasses Grill in Halifax.

Authority seeks water grants

Halifax County Service Authority Board of Directors is seeking grant funding to improve water flow, management and quality of its existing water system.

UPDATE: Fire damages South Boston home Sunday

A Sunday afternoon fire damaged a single-story vinyl-sided frame house located at 1726 Norwood Ave. in South Boston. 

School buses, drivers ready to hit the road

All buses are ready to roll come Monday morning, despite the dead squirrel smell.

Police search for missing Nathalie woman

A 35-year-old Nathalie woman has been missing for two months now, and the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is hoping the public can aid in its search for Wendy Dawn Beadles Francis.