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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.

Dirty waters flow to Halifax Town Council

Nasty smelling and discolored water continues to plague Maple Avenue residents in the Town of Halifax, so council is taking its concern about the water quality to the Halifax County Service Authority (HCSA).

Tuesday night Halifax apartment building fire a mystery

Law enforcement and fire officials are trying to determine the cause of a fire that heavily damaged an unoccupied two-story apartment building in the Town of Halifax Tuesday night.

School calendar sails without Columbus Day

Next year and the year after county students will be starting to school a week later than in recent years, and they won’t be taking off Columbus Day.

Halifax teachers lose jobs; programs slashed in budget cuts

Eight county school employees were informed yesterday their positions with the Halifax County School system were being eliminated along with their respective programs in the coming year.