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Region praised for resilience, ability to bounce back at launch of Blueway

The bell tolled, and the Southern Virginia Wild Blueway was officially launched Monday morning.

Dozens of mailboxes bashed

Halifax County authorities are investigating the vandalism of mailboxes that occurred between Sunday night and early Monday morning in the western part of the county.

Lynchburg man faces drug charge

A 29-year-old Lynchburg man faces a felony charge of possessing a controlled substance, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Centerville Family Dollar to close; customers petitioning to keep it open

Concerned customers have launched a petition drive in an effort to keep open the Family Dollar Store located in the Centerville Shopping Center.

Attendees venture from all over for biggest party

Hundreds of locals and many from neighboring counties came out Friday evening to enjoy the 34th Annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival at Berry Hill Resort from 5 to 10 p.m. 

Va. budget comes with Medicaid stipulation

Yes Virginia, a new state budget has been approved.

Halifax gearing up to celebrate market opening

Town of Halifax Farmers Market will celebrate its sixth annual grand opening celebration on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. 

Halifax man pleads to firearm, drug charges

A 26-year-old Halifax man, Quinn Theadon Tucker, will serve an effective seven years in prison for five firearms and drug-related charges.

Halifax man faces shoplifting charge

A 27-year-old Halifax man faces a felony charge of shoplifting, according to South Boston Police Department records. 

Hopefuls have until Aug. 15 to file for special elections

When Halifax County voters go to the polls in November, they will have opportunities to vote for Halifax and Virgilina mayors and town council members as well as elect a clerk of court, a supervisor to represent ED-3, a United States Senator and a 5th District Congressman.