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NHVFD gets $25,000 donation

North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary Treasurer Tracey Tribble presents a check for $25,000 to NHVFD President Kenny Wynn.

Bomb threat forces evacuation of high school

A bomb threat early Friday morning resulted in the evacuation of Halifax County High School, according to School Superintendent Paul Stapleton.

Snow adds extra days to end of year

Halifax County students returned to school Wednesday after six straight days out of the classroom.

Man faces 28 felony sex charges

A 38-year-old Halifax man has been charged with 28 felony sex counts, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

‘Roast’ honors long-time Lion for a half century of service

In his coaching days, Addison Marable could work an umpire or official with the best of them, but in his more than 50 years with the South Boston Lions Club, he did as much or more outside the dugout or the sidelines to help the youth of his community.

Driver identified in deadly Halifax County crash


A 60-year-old Martinsville man was killed in wreck Wednesday morning when a logging truck overturned and spilled its load on Chatham Road in Halifax County.

Vernon Hill thieves strike church

Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a theft from a Vernon Hill church over the weekend, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Halifax ACE team win Western Valley District tournament championship

The Halifax County High School ACE team accomplished something Tuesday night that hadn’t been done in the last decade.

New fair operator up in air

The future of the 101st Halifax County Fair hangs in the balance as county officials decide who they will hire to operate the annual traditional fall event that for the past three years — since 2008 — has been overseen by the county.

Future jobs under construction in Halifax County

Phase I site work is continuing at the location of the future NOVI Energy wood-fired power plant off Plywood Road in South Boston, and on the other side of town, roof demolition on the former Daystrom building got under way Monday.