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Prize pack offered in program that promotes purchasing locally

Fresh local produce such as corn, tomatoes, squash, cucumbers and much more awaits shoppers as the South Boston Farmers Market hits its stride this summer. 

SoBo man faces felony assault charge

A 24-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of assault with intent to maim and misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana, petty larceny, contempt of court and a surety capias, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Two charged in connection with June 24 break-in

Two Nathalie residents have been charged with grand larceny in connection with a June 24 break-in of a vacant residence on L. P. Bailey Memorial Highway.

Youth group spruces up Staunton River State Park

Saturday marks the end of a three-week journey where 10 guys joined together to prove that hard work, perseverance and endurance pays off. 

Ex-sheriff released from jail

Former Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin, who was sentenced last October in Halifax County Circuit Court to 10 months in jail for five counts of embezzlement, was released Wednesday from a Meherrin River Jail Authority facility in Boydton, according to Sgt. D. Lett.

Johnson tapped Halifax vice mayor

Kristy Johnson was elected vice mayor of the Town of Halifax Tuesday night during the regular monthly Halifax Town Council meeting held in town hall.

Failure to register as sex offender charged

 A 42-year-old Creedmoor, North Carolina, man faces a felony charge of failure to register as a sex offender.

Body of 80-year-old man discovered in house fire

The charred remains of an 80-year-old Halifax man were found Wednesday following a house fire that occurred shortly after noon at 2246 Highview Road in Halifax.

Officials investigate cause of Tuesday fire in South Boston

A Tuesday fire caused $10,000 in damages and temporarily displaced a family of four, according to South Boston Fire Chief Steve Phillips.

Teen killed, another injured in Tuesday night accident

Charges are pending against a 17-year-old Virgilina resident as a result of a wreck that killed another 17-year-old Tuesday night in Halifax County.