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Nathalie man killed in motorcycle wreck after police chase

A 41-year-old Nathalie man died when the 1999 Suzuki 600 cc motorcycle he was driving struck a tree on Clays Mill Road at 11:47 Friday night.

Expo takes the pulse of community health

Halifax Regional Health System’s Healthy Living EXPO 2011 will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in the lobby and gymnasium of Halifax County High School.

Former Brookneal police chief guilty

Brookneal Police Department Sgt. Brian Carr, 36, of Nathalie was found guilty of one count of grand larceny — not from a person — earlier this month in Campbell County Circuit Court.

Trio faces charges in foiled copper caper

Three county men have been arrested in North Carolina on charges related to the larceny of a quantity of copper pipe from a construction site in Durham County, according to officials with the Iredell County N.C. Sheriff’s Office.

Former SBS chief steward indicted on 11 charges

A Halifax County Circuit Court grand jury indicted former South Boston Speedway NASCAR Chief Steward Gene Lawson on 11 felonies Monday, all charging Lawson with obtaining money under false pretenses.

Thieves target copper during break-in of Ruritan Club

A copper thief broke into Wilson Memorial Ruritan Club sometime overnight Monday, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

River group opposes plan for uranium mining

The Roanoke River Basin Association (RRBA) passed a resolution Saturday opposing Virginia Uranium Inc.’s proposal to end Virginia’s ban on uranium mining.

Loss of affection worth $30M

A Wake County, N.C., judge Monday handed down a judgment against a woman with Halifax County ties requiring her to pay $30,162,000 in an alienation of affection lawsuit.

Lone voice blasts school board budget

Only one person spoke out on the $57.1 million Halifax County school budget Monday night during a public hearing held in Halifax.

On a mission: Church takes trip to Uruguay

“Hopefully our church every year will be going to Uruguay working with some of the partnerships we established through this trip,” said the Rev. David Rathel, talking about his recent mission trip to Uruguay.