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South Boston police car damaged

South Boston Police stayed busy over the weekend responding to numerous calls including one that resulted in property damage to a town police car.

Details remain scarce in death of elderly woman

A preliminary hearing for a 39-year-old South Boston man charged with first-degree murder has been set for Monday, June 13, in Halifax General District Court.

Former NASCAR driver hosts day at wildlife refuge

Friday was a day for giving back to patriotic American veterans who have served their country well.

Time ticks for decision on superintendent’s contract

Halifax County School Board members must soon decide whether or not to renew Superintendent Paul Stapleton’s contract.

South Boston police seeking 'loan' suspect

An undisclosed amount of money was taken from Payday Advance LLC in the Halifax Square Shopping Center after someone broke out the lower glass in the front door, South Boston authorities said.

Man sentenced on drug charges, child neglect

A 48-year-old South Boston man was sentenced Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a total of 45 years in prison, with all but two years suspended, for four drug related charges and one for child endangerment.

Summerfest plans heat up in Virgilina

May 28 marks the 29th anniversary of Summerfest, the primary fundraiser for the Virgilina Volunteer Fire Department, and it also unofficially marks the start of the summer season in Halifax County.

Landscaper designer's visit benefits Halifax Woman’s Club

QVC landscape designer Phillip Watson was in town Wednesday helping the Halifax Woman’s Club raise funds for their annual scholarship.

Felony drug charge lodged against Halifax man

A 25-year-old Halifax man is facing a felony drug charge, according to Halifax Police Lt. D. D. Irby.

Hearings set in Halifax County murder case

Preliminary hearings have been set for two adults and a 15-year-old juvenile charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a 36-year-old South Boston man.