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Midway VFD vehicle involved in wreck

A first responder vehicle from Midway Volunteer Fire Department was involved in an accident at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Halifax County Emergency Services Coordinator Kirby Saunders.

Virgilina woman faces five felonies

A 39-year-old Virgilina woman is facing five felony charges and a misdemeanor charge, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Roxboro man pleads guilty to larceny, burglary

A 26-year-old Roxboro man pleaded guilty to five related grand larceny, burglary and conspiracy charges Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court.

Commingling recycling program comes to Halifax County

A new commingling program is now making the recycling process even easier for county residents.

Another school mandate on way without funding

Overwhelmed by a significant decrease in state funding over recent years, county school officials are facing yet another unfunded state mandate that will take effect in the 2014-15 school year if Gov. Bill McDonnell signs legislation aimed at reducing childhood obesity.

Fire destroys five outbuildings in Halifax County

Fire destroyed five outbuildings and came close to setting a two-story farmhouse on fire Monday afternoon, according to Midway Volunteer Fire Department Chief Monty Lowery.

Draft Halifax County budget totals $90 million

Halifax County Board of Supervisors got its first look at the FY 2012 budget, during its retreat Thursday, a budget that totals $90.9 million and leaves the county facing a $3.8 million deficit.

Big crowd makes pilgrimage to mark historic moment

Hundreds came out Saturday to The Prizery to enjoy the festivities of the 230th Anniversary Commemoration of the Crossing of the Dan.

HCSA awards Banister Shores contracts to local contractors

Halifax County Service Authority (HCSA) board members awarded contracts for the Banister Shores waterline project during their monthly meeting Thursday afternoon in Halifax.

South Boston woman faces firearms charge

A 49-year-old South Boston woman was charged on two firearms charges Saturday stemming from an incident that is alleged to have occurred Friday.