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Renovation shuffle begins

Long before any renovations get underway on the historic Halifax Courthouse, a rash of renovations, remodeling and remakes must take place so offices can be shuffled around to make room for the courthouse and sheriff’s office moves.

Board passes resolution against Sunday hunting

“The horse is out of the barn with this. We can adopt a resolution, but,” said ED-4 Supervisor Doug Bowman Monday evening as the Halifax County Board of Supervisors voted 7-0 to pass a resolution opposing Sunday hunting.

Nathalie man faces drug charge

A 25-year-old Nathalie man faces a felony charge of distributing controlled substances, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Womack resigns from board of supervisors

Earl Womack, Halifax County Supervisor for Election District 3, on Monday night resigned from his seat on the board of supervisors effective immediately.

Two suspects face charges of delivering drugs to a prisoner

A 32-year-old South Boston woman and a 46-year-old South Boston man, both of Berry Hill Road, face multiple felony drug charges stemming from an alleged attempt to deliver drugs to an inmate at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Calendar allows for up to 10 days missed for weather

Since returning from winter break, students have not seen much of the inside of their schools. Due to two snowstorms, the students have missed a total of eight days so far. 

Agenda targets Sunday hunting

When Halifax County Board of Supervisors meets tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor conference room of the Mary Bethune office complex in Halifax, saying no to Sunday hunting is expected to top the board’s agenda.

Virgilina’s first fire chief dies

A founding member and the first fire chief of Virgilina Volunteer Fire Department is dead at 86.

College living quarters eyed in new development next to Dan River

In 1970 a young man came to South Boston with $7,000 and a dream.  He started a business, Climate Control, in hopes it would fill a need for the citizens of Halifax County and the surrounding areas while also providing for his family.  

Halifax man sentenced for larceny, firearm charges

A 22-year-old Halifax man, Marcus Tyler Hughes, was sentenced Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court for larceny, firearms, breaking and entering and drug charges.