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Farmer’s Foods in Henrico files for bankruptcy

The Farmer’s Foods grocery store in Henrico County filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization Monday.

Oldest members contribute lifetimes of service

For the past 10 years, the two oldest members of the Halifax Volunteer Fire Department, H. C. Phillips Sr. and H. L. “Pete” Myers, have witnessed a decline in participation. 

Police charge SoBo woman with multiple counts of welfare fraud

A 33-year-old South Boston woman faces five felony charges of filing a false welfare application and four charges of welfare fraud, according Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Grand jury adds charge in dog death

Michael Ryan Waddle, a 34-year-old Dan River Church Road resident, was indicted Friday for three charges related to the Oct. 26 breaking and entering of a Fenton Street home in South Boston.

High school students lauded for achievements


Four very active high school seniors received the prestigious honor of being named “four times an all-star” Monday at the annual Halifax County High School All-Star reception.

Virgilina Summerfest tradition a rite of summer

Members of the Virgilina Volunteer Fire Association are fired up and getting prepared for the 32nd annual Summerfest set for Saturday in downtown Virgilina. 

South Boston Farmers Market grand opening slated June 14

The South Boston Farmers Market has been a growth industry since its opening in 2004, and Ray Satterfield is looking forward to more of the same in 2014 following a grand opening celebration June 14.

County Memorial Day services set Sunday, Monday

As in years past, the community will have two opportunities this holiday weekend to pay homage and remember veterans who have served their country.

North Carolina man facing felony forging check charge

A 48-year-old Raleigh, North Carolina man faces a felony charge of forging a check, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Firearm charge lodged

A 23-year-old Halifax man is facing a charge a reckless handling of a firearm while hunting according to South Boston Police Department records.