- Last Updated on 12:00 AM 02/11/11
- Doug Ford
South Boston planners, with Brian Cheever absent, deferred a decision on two special use permit applications for amusement centers following a pair of public hearings at its Wednesday meeting.
- Last Updated on 04:26 PM 02/10/11
Five Halifax County residents have been served indictments on drug charges, according to Virginia State Police Special Agent Mark Campbell, coordinator of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force.
- Last Updated on 07:51 AM 02/09/11
- By Meg Hibbert/The Salem Times-Register
Although she was present in a nearby witness room, 12-year-old Brittany Smith did not testify in Roanoke County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on Tuesday at a preliminary hearing when charges were certified against the man accused of abducting her and taking her to California.
- Last Updated on 07:48 AM 02/09/11
An early afternoon fire Tuesday destroyed a home in the Cluster Springs community, according to Cluster Springs Volunteer Fire Department spokesman Chris Hudson.
- Last Updated on 08:10 AM 02/09/11
Sarah Elizabeth “Betty” Umphlette Bane died Tuesday in Halifax. She was a longtime columnist for The Gazette-Virginian, former member of Halifax Town Council, active community, church and civic leader and the widow of former Sheriff Woody Bane Sr.
- Last Updated on 08:09 AM 02/09/11
Former South Boston resident and Gazette-Virginian columnist Charles Dow “Charlie” Neece of Forest died Monday at the age of 76.
- Last Updated on 07:37 AM 02/09/11
“Luckily no one was injured,” said Goodwill Store Manager Amanda Crosby Tuesday afternoon after a car crashed through the store window and came to a stop near the women’s shoe department inside the building.
- Last Updated on 07:59 AM 02/07/11
Fred Mistal resigned from the board of the Halifax County Service Authority (HCSA) effective Jan. 21, according to HCSA Chairman Doug Bowman.
- Last Updated on 07:58 AM 02/07/11
The Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative, a partner in a proposed 49.9 megawatt electric generation biomass plant to be built off Plywood Road in South Boston, has announced the addition of two area residents to its project team.
- Last Updated on 07:54 AM 02/07/11
An 11th grade Halifax County High School student has been charged with disorderly conduct and possession of a concealed weapon (knife) following an altercation that is alleged to have occurred Thursday afternoon in a third floor high school science class, according to Secondary Education Superintendent Frosty Owens.