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Multiple felony charges lodged

A 37-year-old South Boston man faces felony charges of grand larceny, being a convicted felon while in possession of a firearm, kidnapping and robbery and attempts, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Emergency services coordinator leaving for job in North Carolina

Kirby Saunders will leave his position as Halifax County Emergency Services Coordinator on June 20.

WIth perfect weather, Summerfest attracts more than 3,500

More than 3,500 flocked to Virgilina for the 32nd Annual Virgilina Summerfest’s day of fun in the sun Saturday, according to Virgilina Volunteer Fire Chief Gerald Ellixson.

Details emerge in fatal wreck

The 56-year-old Nathalie man who was killed in a single-vehicle wreck that occurred in the Walmart parking lot on Friday, May 16, died from blunt force trauma, according to the results of an autopsy.

Education designation adds fuel for job growth

A Center of Manufacturing Excellence is headed to the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center in South Boston.

Schools crown top instructor

Cluster Springs Early Learning Center Teacher Megan Ferrell fought back tears Thursday evening as Halifax County School Superintendent Dr. Merle Hendon announced she was the recipient of the 2014 Teacher of the Year award during the second annual staff appreciation celebration held at the World of Sports. 

Halifax man pleads to driving charges

A 20-year-old Halifax man pleaded guilty Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of driving-related offenses.

SoBo man facing grand larceny, robbery charges

A 31-year-old South Boston man faces felony charges of grand larceny and robbery and attempts and one misdemeanor charge of assault and battery of a family member, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Four South Boston suspects charged in B&E

Halifax police have arrested four South Boston men, and a petition has been issued for one juvenile on charges stemming from an alleged breaking and entering that occurred April 7 at 2031 Crawford Road in Halifax.

Ethan Rosche earns same award sister garnered in 2009

Halifax County High School senior Ethan Rosche followed in one of his sister’s footsteps Wednesday evening when he was presented the 2014 Principal’s Award, given annually to the best all-around graduating senior at the high school. It was five years ago in 2009, that Rosche’s sister, Sarah, earned the Principal’s Award, and Wednesday night was Ethan’s night to receive what is considered the most prestigious award given at the high school.