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Stabbing victim has local ties

A 35-year-old Ringgold man, with ties to Halifax County, was killed Thursday evening following a stabbing at his 105 Calvin Road residence.

Budget discussion heads council agenda

Department requests for the 2014-15 proposed $9,171,495 budget headline the agenda for South Boston Town Council’s monthly meeting on Monday.

Man from Scottsburg faces felony gun, larceny charges

A Halifax County grand jury indicted a 29-year-old Scottsburg man on six felony charges of grand larceny and one felony charge of being a non-violent felon in possession of a gun in connection with the theft of six 4-wheelers and a RTV side-by-side stolen from different residences in Halifax County between November and January, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

SoBo man charged with second-degree murder, eluding police

A South Boston man, Ronnie S. Fichera, faces charges of second-degree murder and a felony charge of fleeing to elude following a police chase that resulted in a fatal crash April 3 on I-40 in Greensboro, N.C., according to Guilford County Assistant District Attorney Veronica Edmisten.

Volunteers needed to develop Nathalie community garden

Springtime is upon us, and Marsha Layne of Nathalie wants to collect resources and manpower to grow a community garden on her land as soon as possible to provide healthy crops for those who struggle financially. 

Woman charged with attempt to transport contraband to inmate

A 26-year-old Chase City woman has been charged with attempting to transport contraband to an inmate at Blue Ridge Adult Detention Center, according to VSP Special Agent R. B. George, coordinator of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force.

Halifax set to add full-time police officer

The Halifax Police Department soon will add another full-time police officer to its staff after Halifax Town Council approved the finance committee’s recommendation to upgrade the department from four to five full-time officers.

Randolph man faces probation violation

A 29-year-old Randolph man was issued a felony capias for a probation violation, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Alton man dies following Tuesday morning crash

An 84-year-old Alton man died following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred Tuesday morning in the 4000 block of Cluster Springs Road in South Boston.

When it comes to prom, extravagance now extends to popping the question

As the sun sets on Saturday, April 26, the entrance of Halifax County High School is expected to become crowded with hundreds of Halifax County residents lining up to witness their children, grandchildren, friends and relatives walk the “red carpet” to the school for that special evening, their 2014 high school prom. This year’s event features a 1920’s theme, “Dancing in the Streets.”