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Academy aims ‘to reach people with the gospel’

After praying about it for three years, Grace Baptist Church members have set into motion Grace Christian Academy for grades K-5 at 1058 Buckshoal Road in Virgilina. 

Nathalie man sentenced for four forgery counts

A 53-year-old Nathalie man, Kenneth Wayne Nagle, was sentenced Wednesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to three years in prison each for four counts of felony forgery of a public record.

Scottsburg woman facing custody violation counts

A 39-year-old Scottsburg woman faces two felony counts of violating a custody/visitation order, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Warner hears job concerns on Southern Va. swing

Jobs, or the lack thereof, in addition to student debt continue to be the chief concerns of Southern Virginians if you ask Virginia Senator Mark Warner (D).

Scottsburg woman faces drug charges

A 35-year-old Scottsburg woman faces four felony charges of distributing a controlled substance, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Halifax man pleads to assault charges

A 43-year-old Halifax man, James Osborne Edmonds Jr., pleaded guilty last week in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of charges for unlawful wounding and misdemeanor assault and battery of a juvenile.

Dog tag deadline Feb. 1

Dog owners are reminded the 2014 dog tags need to be on dogs by Feb. 1, said Halifax County Treasurer Linda S. Foster.  

Halifax police probe vandalism

Halifax authorities are investigating a car vandalism that occurred between Monday night and Tuesday morning. 

Attorney General comes out against state marriage ban

Attorney General Mark R. Herring on Thursday changed Virginia’s legal position in Bostic v. Rainey, siding with the plaintiffs in the pending case challenging Virginia’s ban on marriage rights for same sex couples.

After snow, bitter cold to settle in for several days

Due to the prediction of inclement weather, Halifax County Public Schools and schools in surrounding areas were closed Tuesday.