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Many residents elect not to vote

Three of six members of South Boston Town council were up for re-election as an extremely light number of voters went to the polls on Tuesday.

Man pleads guilty to malicious wounding

A 21-year-old South Boston man, Darshae Bilile Lee, pleaded guilty Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a charge of malicious wounding in addition to a pair of other related felonies.

Scottsburg woman faces drug charges

A 30-year-old Scottsburg woman faces a felony charge of possessing a Scheduled I or II controlled substance and a misdemeanor charge of possessing a Schedule IV controlled substance, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Teens injured in Sunday accident improving

The conditions of two 18-year-old teens who were seriously injured in a car wreck and transported to Duke University Medical Center Sunday afternoon are improving, according to a hospital spokesman.

Man gets 28 years in abduction, rape case

Ronald Lynn Lacks II, a 31-year-old Nathalie man, will serve an effective 28 years in prison for a June 2012 abduction with intent to defile and rape, after Halifax County Circuit Court Judge Joel C. Cunningham reaffirmed a jury’s sentence Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court.

‘Carter Green’ first in series of downtown projects

Beautifying the downtown area with “three major improvements in the “greenscape” of Main Street” is the next mission of the Board of Destination Downtown South Boston.

Budget, fee changes, hearing to dominate tonight’s meeting

Budget issues, fee changes and a public hearing promise to dominate tonight’s Halifax County Board of Supervisors’ meeting that will get underway at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune office complex.

Library to talk service changes at special Wednesday meeting

The design of library services at Halifax County Public Library and South Boston Public Library could change. 

SoBo man faces conspiracy, street gang participation, assault charges

A 21-year-old South Boston man faces two charges of conspiracy, criminal street gang participation and felony assault with intent by mob, according to South Boston Police Department records. 

Two teens seriously injured in Sunday wreck

An 18-year-old Vernon Hill teenager was airlifted to Duke University Medical Center and a 18-year-old Halifax teen was transported to Halifax Regional Hospital following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred in the 4000 block of Cluster Springs Road in Alton around 4 p.m. Sunday.