- Last Updated on 02:35 PM 12/16/10
All end of the semester final examinations at Halifax County High School were cancelled due to schools being closed Thursday because of the wintry mix that began Thursday morning and continued throughout the day, according to Deputy Superintendent Larry Clark.
- Last Updated on 02:13 PM 12/16/10
Schools, businesses and government offices were closed, meetings were cancelled, and police handled a number of weather-related crashes as Ol’ Man Winter made a premature appearance in Halifax County Thursday with a mixture of snow, sleet, rain and freezing rain.
- Last Updated on 07:45 AM 12/15/10
- Sonny Riddle
Brittany Mae Smith, the 12-year-old former South Boston resident who has been the subject of a weeklong nationwide search, is safe at home in South Boston with family members, who are now preparing for a Saturday memorial service for Brittany’s mother, Tina Dyer Smith.
- Last Updated on 02:34 PM 12/16/10
A community candlelight celebration for Brittany Smith is set for 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, in South Boston’s Constitution Square, according to organizer Lisa Wallace.
- Last Updated on 07:35 AM 12/15/10
- Doug Ford
South Boston Town Council came out of closed session Monday to announce the appointment of Connie Manning to fill the vacant seat on council created by the resignation of Sandra Thompson.
- Last Updated on 05:02 PM 12/13/10
Theresa Shanley (left) is the woman who contacted police in San Francisco after recognizing 12-year old Brittany Mae Smith and 32-year old Jeffrey Scott Easley from national media reports.
- Last Updated on 12:52 PM 12/13/10
A community candlelight celebration for Brittany Smith is set for 4 p.m. Sunday in South Boston’s Constitution Square, according to organizer Lisa Wallace.
- Last Updated on 07:48 AM 12/13/10
- Paula I. Bryant
While family and friends anxiously await the arrival of 12-year-old Brittany Mae Smith back to the East Coast, Roanoke County authorities had their first opportunity to interview the Roanoke County girl in a San Francisco police station Sunday, according to Roanoke County Public Information Officer Teresa Hamilton Hall.
- Last Updated on 07:42 AM 12/13/10
- Katherine Lee Francis
Most people who are seniors in high school have not done much traveling, but Alvina Huang is not most people.
- Last Updated on 07:37 AM 12/13/10
A 44-year-old South Boston woman pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a pair of firearms-related charges.
Michelle Elizabeth Lynn-Crawley pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm after being convicted of a violent felony and possession of ammunition after being convicted of a violent felony.