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Red Oak man faces two felony charges

A 35-year-old Red Oak man faces felony charges of altering a registration and possessing a forged Department of Motor Vehicles document, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Four adults, one juvenile nabbed in Mi Carreta burglary

Four adults and a juvenile were arrested Friday in connection with a burglary that occurred early that morning at Mi Carreta located on Halifax Road in Centerville, according to South Boston Police Capt. B. K. Lovelace.

Arrest made after car fire

A 54-year-old South Boston man has been charged with manufacturing, possessing or using a fire bomb or explosive material or device following a car fire that occurred Thursday at American Pride on Wilborn Avenue in South Boston, according to South Boston Police Officer R. L. Lawson.

Storm brings isolated damage

Powerful afternoon thunderstorms brought much-needed rainfall to some areas of Halifax County on Thursday but warnings for tornado and severe thunderstorms to others.

Local African-American leaders honored

Seven local African-Americans were honored with a reception on Friday for their achievements as the most influential and respected African-American leaders in South Boston/Halifax County.

Woman pleads to burglary and assault charges

A 35-year-old South Boston woman, Sharon Monique Bruce, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor for the simple assault and battery of Chalissa Ferguson and Johnny Thaxton while part of a mob, felony burglary of the dwelling of Ferguson and misdemeanor destruction of personal property belonging to Ferguson, in a review case.

SoBo man charged with multiple counts of fraud, defrauding

A 53-year-old South Boston man faces multiple charges of obtaining with intent to defraud and fraud by false pretense, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Out of the ‘Wild Blue’

Planning is in full swing for the upcoming Wild Blue River Festival to be held in the Town of Halifax on Sept. 13.  The festival got its inspiration from the nickname going around for the new Southern Virginia Wild Blueway. The Banister River, or Banister Blueway, is an integral part of the “Wild Blue.”  

Plans being finalized for Night Out

National Night Out will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5, in the Tuck Dillard Stadium at Halifax County Middle School. The parade will begin at 5:30 p.m., and the event will last until 8:30 p.m. 

Want to create a timeless memory? Sponsors sought for Halifax clock

Individuals and businesses have an opportunity to become part of a lasting memory in the history of Halifax County for generations to come through sponsorships in the Town of Halifax’s clock project.