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2 charged in attempted larceny, church break-in

Two Virginia residents have been charged following an attempted larceny at an Alton residence and break-in at Dan River Bethel Baptist Church, according to Halifax County Sheriff Fred S. Clark. 

Brookneal man charged in missing woman’s death

It’s been over two years since 35-year-old Wendy Dawn Beadles Francis vanished.

Charges from December police chase net three years

Nathaniel Tiquan Wilson, a 20-year-old Danville man, will serve three years in prison for charges related to a police pursuit in December.

Longer school days up for talk

No one ever seems to have enough time or money, even in the school system. This will ring true during the Halifax County School Board monthly meeting Monday when Frosty Owens plans to propose lengthening the middle school day and increasing Halifax County Middle School physical education school fees.

Officials probing ‘deposit’ of sign

Campbell County authorities are investigating who “deposited” a “Fire Merle Herndon” sign in the yard of Naruna resident and Halifax County School Superintendent Dr. Merle Herndon earlier this month.

Prize pack offered in program that promotes purchasing locally

Fresh local produce such as corn, tomatoes, squash, cucumbers and much more awaits shoppers as the South Boston Farmers Market hits its stride this summer. 

SoBo man faces felony assault charge

A 24-year-old South Boston man faces a felony charge of assault with intent to maim and misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana, petty larceny, contempt of court and a surety capias, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Two charged in connection with June 24 break-in

Two Nathalie residents have been charged with grand larceny in connection with a June 24 break-in of a vacant residence on L. P. Bailey Memorial Highway.

Youth group spruces up Staunton River State Park

Saturday marks the end of a three-week journey where 10 guys joined together to prove that hard work, perseverance and endurance pays off. 

Ex-sheriff released from jail

Former Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin, who was sentenced last October in Halifax County Circuit Court to 10 months in jail for five counts of embezzlement, was released Wednesday from a Meherrin River Jail Authority facility in Boydton, according to Sgt. D. Lett.