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Budget brings fears of job cuts in Halifax County

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and Halifax County Public Schools are bracing for job cuts in the wake of Virginia’s two-year $32 billion budget approved over the weekend by the Virginia General Assembly.

Leda Store building reduced to rubble in blaze

An early morning fire destroyed an unoccupied store building in the northern part of Halifax County Monday, according to fire officials.

New Jersey operation relocates headquarters in Halifax County

An international training and research center has selected Riverstone Technology Centre as its new home.

Former Halifax probation officer pleads guilty to bribery

A 25-year-old South Boston resident and former probation officer in the 10th Judicial Circuit pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to one count of bribery while acting as a public servant.

Halifax volunteers win national award for helping youth

For helping youth understand the importance of learning about the outdoors and living an active lifestyle, volunteers with the National Wild Turkey Federation’s Halifax Area Chapter have received national recognition.

Four charged with operating ATVs on highway

Four county residents have been charged with operating an all terrain vehicle on the highway, according to sheriff’s office records.

Trio facing total of 36 charges in Halifax County

Two 18-year-old Halifax men and a 17-year-old juvenile are facing a total of 18 felony charges and 18 misdemeanor charges stemming from an alleged brick-throwing incident last month, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Chairman fires back at trustee

Only two individuals spoke before the Halifax County School Board Tuesday night at Halifax County Middle School giving input to board members on their budget considerations, but Chairman Stuart Comer provided the only fireworks of the evening.

General Assembly honors former Clover resident

Family members of the late Henrietta Lacks stood in the gallery of the House of Delegates Tuesday as the Virginia General Assembly honored their loved one as a “daughter of the Commonwealth of Virginia.”

$5 gas in our future?

Turmoil in the Middle East has provoked widespread speculation that gas prices will soar in the months to come to $4 or even $5 per gallon, according to Martha M. Meade, AAA Mid-Atlantic manager of public and government affairs.