- Last Updated on 12:00 AM 06/10/11
- Bruce Wilkins/Special to The Gazette
Through tireless work, boundless optimism and a willingness to overcome all obstacles, Roy McCormick earned his high school GED credential.
- Last Updated on 04:37 PM 06/09/11
- By Meg Hibbert/Special To The Gazette
Wearing a full beard and a yellow jumpsuit from the Western Virginia Regional Jail, Jeff Easley appeared for the first time in Roanoke County Circuit Court on Wednesday afternoon when a capital defense attorney was appointed for him.
- Last Updated on 08:46 AM 06/08/11
Halifax County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a break-in last week at a mobile home in South Boston, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.
- Last Updated on 07:36 AM 06/08/11
- Paula I. Bryant
“We’ve got a budget,” said an elated Halifax County Supervisor Finance Chairman Doug Bowman after supervisors reached a consensus balancing the $87.2 million 2011-12 county budget Monday night.
- Last Updated on 07:43 AM 06/08/11
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has made four additional arrests in the recent drug sweep by the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.
- Last Updated on 01:22 PM 06/07/11
- Doug Ford
Considering the cost of conventional funerals and the space needed for burial plots, an increasing number of families are looking at cremation as a reasonable alternative for memorializing their loved ones.
- Last Updated on 03:24 PM 06/06/11
Most CenturyLink customers in Halifax County experienced difficulty Monday making long distance calls and browsing the Internet due to a widespread outage, according to Simone Alley, CenturyLink marketing development manager.
- Last Updated on 11:53 AM 06/06/11
- Sonny Riddle
D-Day veterans H.L. “Pete” Myers (left) and W. R. Snead (right) lay a wreath Monday at the Company F Memorial at the National Guard Armory in South Boston.
- Last Updated on 09:05 AM 06/06/11
A 28-year-old Scottsburg man has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of petty larceny, according to sheriff’s office records.
- Last Updated on 07:55 AM 06/06/11
The Halifax-South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force made 18 arrests in a drug sweep that netted 62 charges Friday involving county sheriff’s investigators, South Boston officers and members of the Virginia State Police.