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Man faces mob assault, conspiracy, trespassing, street gang charges

A 22-year-old South Boston man faces two felony charges of assault with intent by mob, charges of conspiracy, being in a criminal street gang, trespassing and two counts of assault and battery, according to South Boston Police Department records.

Driver airlifted to Duke following Friday wreck

A two-vehicle wreck late Friday morning in the 6000 block of Bethel Road resulted in the driver of one of the vehicles involved being airlifted to Duke University Medical Center.

Granddaughter of Scottsburg’s July 4th parade founder trying to save tradition

For Destiney Perkins of Scottsburg, the annual Scottsburg Fourth of July Parade was a time to spend the day with her grandfather and watch as he passed out participation ribbons to everyone in the parade. 

Pastors dedicate tombstone to local educator

Baptist moderators, pastors, ministers and citizens of Halifax County and surrounding areas gathered Saturday afternoon to dedicate a tombstone at the gravesite of Professor Caleb Robinson. 

Stabbing victim has local ties

A 35-year-old Ringgold man, with ties to Halifax County, was killed Thursday evening following a stabbing at his 105 Calvin Road residence.

Budget discussion heads council agenda

Department requests for the 2014-15 proposed $9,171,495 budget headline the agenda for South Boston Town Council’s monthly meeting on Monday.

Man from Scottsburg faces felony gun, larceny charges

A Halifax County grand jury indicted a 29-year-old Scottsburg man on six felony charges of grand larceny and one felony charge of being a non-violent felon in possession of a gun in connection with the theft of six 4-wheelers and a RTV side-by-side stolen from different residences in Halifax County between November and January, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

SoBo man charged with second-degree murder, eluding police

A South Boston man, Ronnie S. Fichera, faces charges of second-degree murder and a felony charge of fleeing to elude following a police chase that resulted in a fatal crash April 3 on I-40 in Greensboro, N.C., according to Guilford County Assistant District Attorney Veronica Edmisten.

Volunteers needed to develop Nathalie community garden

Springtime is upon us, and Marsha Layne of Nathalie wants to collect resources and manpower to grow a community garden on her land as soon as possible to provide healthy crops for those who struggle financially. 

Woman charged with attempt to transport contraband to inmate

A 26-year-old Chase City woman has been charged with attempting to transport contraband to an inmate at Blue Ridge Adult Detention Center, according to VSP Special Agent R. B. George, coordinator of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force.