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At 81, businessman earns GED; His next step? Tackle the Web

Through tireless work, boundless optimism and a willingness to overcome all obstacles, Roy McCormick earned his high school GED credential.

Abduction trial postponed for suspect

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.

Deputies investigating mobile home break-in

Halifax County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a break-in last week at a mobile home in South Boston, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Halifax County, we have a budget

“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.

Arrests in Halifax County drug sweep continue

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.

Ashes to ashes: Columbarium project proposed in SoBo

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.

CenturyLink outage hits Halifax County

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.

D-Day vets lay wreath in South Boston

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.

Scottsburg man faces petty larceny charges

A 28-year-old Scottsburg man has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of petty larceny, according to sheriff’s office records.

Drug sweep nabs 18 suspects in Halifax County

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.