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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.

Deputies crash cars on way to call; one charged

Two Halifax County Sheriff’s police cruisers were heavily damaged when they collided on the way to a call Monday night, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin and the Virginia State Police.

White under consideration for judgeship

Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Kim White is one of two under consideration for a judgeship on the 10th Judicial Circuit of Virginia.

Halifax goes green for Earth Day celebration

Saturday is a big day in the Town of Halifax as the town kicks off its second annual Earth Day Extravaganza with a 5-K run at 11 a.m. and other events from noon to 4 p.m.

South Boston native puts his commitment to excellence to work on NASA projects

Raymond E. Witcher II is living the dream of many young people who have graduated from high school and gone on to further their education in the field of their choice.