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Wastewater complex to bring jobs to Halifax County

A self-powered energy and industrial wastewater (IWW) treatment complex that could hire between eight to 24 local employees is slated for development at Spirit Services, Inc.’s (SSI) waste oil treatment facility in South Boston, Industrial Development Authority (IDA) officials announced this week.

Halifax County authorities probe stolen copper wire

Deputies are investigating the theft of copper wire in the Cluster Springs area, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

South Boston man pleads guilty to grand larceny

A 27-year-old South Boston man, Jason Lance Jones, pleaded guilty last Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to grand larceny from Walmart.

Power outage affects 755 area customers

A power outage affected a total of 755 customers in parts of South Boston Tuesday afternoon, according to Daisy Pridgen, Dominion Virginia Power spokesperson.

South Boston man killed in head on crash Thursday evening

A 66-year-old South Boston man was killed Thursday evening in a head on crash on Old Cluster Springs Road in South Boston, and two others were seriously injured.

Two victims airlifted in SoBo accident

A 42-year old South Boston man was airlifted to Lynchburg General Hospital, a 70-year old Halifax man was airlifted to Duke Medical Center, and another was transported to Halifax Regional Hospital following a collision in the Town of South Boston Saturday evening.

Thousands flock to South Boston’s annual Harvest Festival

South Boston couldn’t have ordered a more perfect day than Saturday to hold its annual Harvest Festival.

Wreck with truck injures SoBo officer

A 43-year-old South Boston police sergeant was injured Friday morning in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred at 9:13 at the intersection of State Route 129 and Route 9180 in front of Halifax County High School.

Daytime thieves target Alton

Daytime break-ins in the southwestern part of Halifax County continue to plague law enforcement.

South Boston prepares for downtown festival

The 19th annual South Boston Downtown Harvest Festival kicks off at 9 a.m. Saturday and continues until 5 p.m., according to Tamyra Vest, South Boston community development coordinator.