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Library board to discuss historic documents

At the last library board meeting, Chairman Bee Espy brought the board’s attention to Sims documents located in the local history room at the Halifax County Public Library, and these documents will be up for discussion again at Tuesday’s meeting to be held at 4:30 p.m. in the South Boston Public Library. 

Halifax to vote on $1.4 million budget Tuesday

Halifax Town Council is set to approve and appropriate its proposed $1.4 million 2014-15 budget Tuesday night when the meeting gets underway in the town hall following the 6:30 p.m. committees meeting and work session.

Crash kills man with area ties

A 24-year-old Roanoke man with local ties was killed Thursday following a two-vehicle wreck in Norfolk. 

Business owners to question demotion

Area residents and business owners Stanley and Wanda Jeffress of South Boston said Sunday they plan to attend tonight’s meeting of the Halifax County School Board and “reach out” to board members and citizens regarding the recent demotion of Halifax County High School Principal Albert Randolph.

Family displaced by fire at Taylor Lofts

A family of five was displaced from its apartment in Taylor Lofts in South Boston following a fire called in at approximately 3 p.m. on Saturday, according to South Boston fire officials and American Red Cross.

SoBo woman injured in wreck

A 43-year-old South Boston woman was injured in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred Thursday at 4:20 p.m. on Old Cluster Springs Road, two miles north of Link-Puryear Road in South Boston.

Pair pleads guilty to multiple larcenies

Two men, Robert Lee Moore and Blake Carden Crews, both accused of multiple counts of thefts of ATVs/four-wheelers and a firearm, pleaded guilty to multiple charges Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court, according to Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Tracy Quackenbush Martin.

Nathalie man facing assault, battery charge

A 38-year-old Nathalie man faces a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery, according to Halifax County Sheriff Office records.

Sesquicentennial commemoration set later this month

A sesquicentennial commemoration of the Battle of Staunton River Bridge will be held June 21-22 at Staunton River Battlefield State Park in Randolph. 

Saturday event spotlights two local missing women

In an effort to educate the public about missing women in the area, “Help Save The Next Girl” will be at Walmart in South Boston on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m.