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Three times a mother's love

Mother’s Day is always a special day. But for one Virgilina family, this Mother’s Day will be particularly sweet.

Teen admits to killing father in Halifax County slaying

The 15-year-old juvenile charged along with two adults in the death of South Boston resident Eric Wynn admitted to sheriff’s investigators earlier this week that he shot Wynn as he was sleeping on a couch sometime during the night of April 10/11, according to a search warrant filed in Halifax County Circuit Court on Tuesday.

Halifax supervisor not seeking reelection; will focus on business

ED-5 Supervisor K. R. Snead announced Wednesday he will not run for a new four-year term on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors in the upcoming November election.

Pair pleads guilty to larceny charge in Halifax court

A pair of co-defendants pleaded guilty to petty larceny Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court after reaching plea agreements with the commonwealth.

Wife, mother-in-law, teen charged in Halifax death


Two adults and a 15-year-old juvenile have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a South Boston man, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Bin Laden’s death triggers memories of Sept. 11 for Halifax County residents

“My heart felt 20 pounds lighter,” said county resident Wallace Hall when he heard of the death of Osama bin Laden over the weekend. “I was so relieved to see that they had gotten him.”

Session heated, but no action from Halifax County School Board

Tempers flared, and emotions ran high during Monday’s special called meeting of the Halifax County School Board.

Halifax County board makes dent in budget deficit

Halifax County Board of Supervisors has narrowed the budget deficit from $2.5 million to $881,951, and finance committee members are scheduled to meet Tuesday afternoon to finalize cuts needed to balance the proposed $87.2 million 2011-12 county budget.

For Halifax prom, a new state of mind

“New York, New York: An Empire State of Mind” was the theme for the Halifax County High School’s Prom 2011 Saturday night, which attracted this huge crowd of spectators.

Robert Hurt issues statement on death of bin Laden

U.S. Rep. Robert Hurt, R-5th, released a statement Monday morning regarding the death of Osama bin Laden.