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South Boston restaurant voted top in the state

South Boston’s BISTRO 1888 has been voted the top “Downtown Dining Destination” in Virginia, Destination Downtown South Boston Director Tamyra Vest announced Friday.

General manager of VIR leaving to practice law

VIRginia International Raceway General Manager Josh Lief is leaving his job by the end of this season to return to Richmond to practice law, VIR officials announced this weekend.

Chase City woman pleads guilty to prescription fraud

A 39-year-old Chase City woman, Angela Faye Culley, pleaded guilty last week in Halifax County Circuit Court to eight counts of prescription fraud.

Commonwealth’s Secretary of Education visits South Boston

Virginia’s Secretary of Education Gerard Robinson and Deputy Secretary of Education Laura Fornash recently visited the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) in South Boston.

Sinai Elementary School receives $600,000 grant

Sinai Elementary School is the recipient of a 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant in the amount of $200,000 per year for three years for a total of $600,000, school officials announced yesterday.

Dollar General donates to Halifax foundation

Dollar General is continuing its partnership with Halifax County Public Schools and the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation (HCPSEF) by donating $55,440, Dollar General and HCPSEF officials announced Thursday.

Authorities probe larceny, vandalisms

Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a vandalism of a county business and a larceny and vandalism at another business, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

UPDATE: Tuesday fire that destroyed home started in kitchen

The fire destroyed a mobile home in South Boston on Tuesday afternoon started in the kitchen, according to authorities.

Woman facing assault charge

A 35-year-old South Boston woman is facing a misdemeanor assault charge, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Wreck with deer injures motorcyclist in Virgilina

A 44-year-old Roxboro man was injured Tuesday morning when his motorcycle struck a deer in the Virgilina area, state police said.