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Police seek leads in death of Virgilina hunting dogs

Halifax County authorities continue to offer a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for killing four hunting dogs in the Virgilina community.

Director: Drinking water safe

With a coal ash spill into the Dan River over a week old, Halifax County Service Authority Executive Director Mark Estes told South Boston Town Council Monday night “authority drinking water is safe.”

Gazette to print Friday edition early

Due to the severity of the snowstorm forecast, The Gazette-Virginian will print Friday’s edition a day earlier on Wednesday afternoon.

Man faces grand larceny, credit card theft, fraud charges

A 26-year-old South Boston man faces felony charges of credit card theft, credit card fraud and grand larceny, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records. 

Emergency crews get ready for snow, power outages

Milk. Bread. Shovels. Those are the ingredients for what’s become a tradition around these parts when a little snow is in the forecast: folks stock up on the essentials. Maybe it’s tradition because deep down everyone likes a little snow.

Warning issued as stage set for major winter punch

Milk. Bread. Shovels. Those are the ingredients for what’s become a tradition around these parts when a little snow is in the forecast: folks stop up on the essentials. Maybe it’s tradition because deep down we all like a little snow.

Water monitoring continues; Duke Energy apologizes

The leak at its retired Dan River Steam Station in Eden, N.C. is plugged, Duke Energy announced Friday.

Girl with local ties petitions Disney for plus-size princess

After growing up noticing how plus-size women are portrayed negatively in the media, a 17-year-old Farmville native hopes to change that, starting with Disney.

Sunday hunting measures progress

RICHMOND — Two bills seeking to allow Sunday hunting of deer and wild animals on private Virginia property and state waters are progressing through the General Assembly.

Makeup days to be discussed

With Halifax County Public Schools on the verge of needing to mark makeup days on their calendar, Halifax County School Board members are expected to discuss and suggest possible days during their meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in the public meeting room of the Mary Bethune office complex in Halifax.