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Scottsburg ready for biggest party of year

The powerful storms that hit Halifax County Tuesday night brought wind, rain and lightning resulting in downed trees, tree limbs and power lines across the central and northern parts of Halifax County.

Tuesday bolt strikes marker for Motorsports Hall of Fame

The powerful storms that hit Halifax County on Tuesday night brought wind, rain and lightning resulting in downed trees, tree limbs and power lines across the central and northern parts of Halifax County.

Halifax County jobless rate up in May

Halifax County’s unemployment rate rose slightly to 9.3 percent in May, according to statistics recently released by the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC).

Halifax County South Boston Public Library budget approved

The Halifax County South Boston Public Library board members met new South Boston Library branch manager Jessika Pettit and approved its annual budget during its monthly meeting Tuesday evening at the Halifax Public Library.

Thieves target copper, mailbox in Halifax County

Copper and a mailbox are the most recent items of interest to thieves, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Vehicle strikes pedestrian in Halifax County

A 54-year-old Halifax man was struck by an unknown vehicle as he walked along Mountain Road on Monday morning, according to state police.

State Bar suspends Halifax lawyer’s license for one year

The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board on June 24 suspended James Berkley Priest’s license to practice law for 12 months based on his felony conviction in Halifax County Circuit Court of driving while intoxicated, third or subsequent offense in five years.

ABB to expand Halifax plant; adding 15 jobs

ABB Inc., a provider of power and automation products, systems, solutions and services, will expand its operation in Halifax County, Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Wednesday morning.

Changes coming to Halifax County Middle School

For those expecting Halifax County Middle School (HCMS) to shed its current mantle and revert to junior high status, it may be a very long wait. But according to school officials, some changes are expected with the advent of the new school year.

Deputies investigate break-ins, larceny

Halifax County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a Saturday break-in at a Cluster Springs business, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.