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Longtime educator to speak at Saturday banquet

Banister Senior Services will hold its fifth annual banquet Saturday afternoon at The Prizery in South Boston.

South Boston, Halifax County Veterans Day closings listed

All county, state and federal offices and all courts will be closed Thursday in observance of Veterans Day.

Illness forces author to delay book signing

Best-selling author Rebecca Skloot cancelled her engagement scheduled at The Prizery on Sunday due to illness, Interim Library Director H. L. Deslauriers said Friday afternoon.

Two fires strike Halifax County on Friday

A Friday afternoon house fire caused extensive damage to a Vernon Hill community home, according to an Oak Level Volunteer Fire Department spokesman.

South Boston parade honors the freedom keepers

The annual Veterans Day Parade took place in downtown South Boston on Saturday.

'To Kill A Mockingbird’ debate still swirls

Three area ministers are scheduled to express their concerns to South Boston Town Council tonight over the upcoming performance of “To Kill A Mockingbird.”

Financial issues push Halifax County Service Authority relocation

The South Boston Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and Halifax County Service Authority (HCSA) agreed last week to design and construct an office and maintenance services facility in Houghton Industrial Park.

School board to dole out host of honors at meeting

A host of recognitions will be on tap for tonight’s Halifax County School Board meeting which will be held at 7 p.m. at the Mary Bethune Office Complex.

Halifax County man charged with distribution of child porn

A Halifax County man is behind bars after being charged with distributing child pornography, according to Corinne Geller, Virginia State Police public relations manager.

Halifax County Service Authority building new digs

The South Boston Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and Halifax County Service Authority (HCSA) have agreed to design and construct an office and maintenance services facility in Houghton Industrial Park, South Boston Town Manager Ted Daniel announced Thursday.