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Middle school show returns to celebrate young artists

“I’m very proud of what we do and what the children accomplish in the amount of time we have them,” said Halifax County Middle School art instructor Sarah Helen Greenbacker, commenting on the upcoming art show from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the middle school lobby and cafeteria.

More school jobs hang in balance as supes ax $600,000

Halifax County Supervisors Monday night gave the school system $600,000 less than the level funding they had anticipated and on which they had based the 2011-12 school budget.

Budget balancing awaits Halifax County supervisors

Approval of the Halifax County budget and school budget headlines tonight’s meeting of the Halifax County Board of Supervisors after it meets jointly with South Boston and Halifax Town Councils.

Roxboro pair pleads guilty to larceny charges

A pair of Roxboro men pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to related larceny and breaking and entering charges.

Nathalie man charged with attempted murder

A 33-year-old Nathalie man has been charged with one felony count of attempted murder.

Former Annin director makes bid for treasurer

Former Annin Flag Company Director of Operations William “Bill” Kelehar announced Friday he is seeking the post of Halifax County Treasurer.

System leaves path of destruction in Halifax County

Strong storms zeroed in on Halifax County on Saturday afternoon leaving behind a swath of destruction, injuring four persons, destroying dozens of structures and downing trees and power lines across the Virgilina, Midway and Scottsburg communities.

Victim ‘as sweet a lady as you would ever want to meet’

Joe Taylor was a good neighbor to Charlotte Osborne Rice, checking in daily on the 84-year-old widow and taking time to sit with her most every day.

Former South Boston library may turn new page

Jane Rose is asking the town of South Boston to rezone the former Carrington Memorial Library house for her medical arts practice, but South Boston planners want more feedback from adjacent property owners before making a final decision.

Former SBS official pleads guilty

The former chief steward at South Boston Speedway pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to 11 felony counts of obtaining money under false pretenses from seven different people.