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National Day of Prayer at HCHS Thursday

Songwriter T. Graham Brown will be the featured guest at this year’s National Day of Prayer slated for Thursday at 6:45 p.m. at the Halifax County High School auditorium.

South Boston council elections set Tuesday

Three of six members of South Boston Town council are up for re-election when voters go to the polls on Tuesday.

Clover man faces drug charge

A 24-year-old Clover man faces a felony charge of distributing marijuana, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Flooding concerns grow with heavy rain in forecast

Halifax County and surrounding areas are bracing for rising floodwaters as several rounds of showers and thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will result in a potential for flash flooding through Wednesday.

South Boston police search for armed robbery suspect

Warrants have been issued for 19-year-old Dylan Taylor Goodson charging armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and petit larceny, and local law enforcement authorities are seeking the public’s help in locating Goodson.

For 50 years, a commitment to extreme dedication

He has spent the past 50 years fighting fires across Halifax County. 

SoBo mayor receives Patrick Henry Award

On Friday, April 11, Edward Owens, Hampden-Sydney College ’80, was recognized at the Wilson Center Awards Banquet. He received the Patrick Henry Award for leadership in the public interest.

Police: Car rolls down hill, snaps pole in half

A 52-year-old South Boston resident was charged with driving a vehicle with unsafe equipment and defective equipment following a single-vehicle wreck that occurred shortly before 11 a.m. Friday at 741 North Main Street in Halifax. 

Woman sentenced in malicious wounding

A 21-year-old South Boston woman, Jessica Louise Ragsdale, will serve two years and six months in prison for the malicious wounding of Shukenya D. Butler.

Alton man facing assault and battery charge

A 25-year-old Alton man faces a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery of a family member, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office police records.