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Police obtain felony warrant for Easley, search for car

Authorities have obtained a felony arrest warrant for 32-year-old Jeffrey Scott Easley, said Roanoke County Police Chief Ray Lavinder during a news conference Wednesday morning in the lobby of the Roanoke County Public Safety Center.

Police charge South Boston woman with multiple felonies

A 27-year-old South Boston woman is facing a total of 13 felony charges related to welfare fraud, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Halifax County employees getting a bonus

County employees will have a merrier holiday this Christmas season after the Halifax County Board of Supervisors approved $500 bonus stipends for all full-time employees except the constitutional officers and county administrator.

Community waits, holds hope as search continues for missing girl

As the massive search continued Tuesday for missing 12-year-old Brittany Mae Smith of Salem, and an autopsy was being conducted on her mother, Tina Louise Dyer Smith, relatives and friends in South Boston prayed fervently for the young girl’s safe return and questioned whether this tragic turn of events somehow could have been prevented.

Christmas comes early for $250,000 lottery winner

Sterling Williams of South Boston was on his way home from work when he bought a Virginia’s $250,000 Jackpot ticket from a Virginia Lottery retailer.

Surveillance shows suspect, girl shopping Friday at Salem Walmart

Roanoke County, state and federal law enforcement are pursuing more than 200 tips generated in the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of a 12-year-old Roanoke County girl, Brittany Mae Smith, and a 32-year-old Roanoke County man, Jeffrey Scott Easley, according to Teresa Hamilton Hall, Roanoke County Police Department spokesperson.

Alton to ring in the season country style

The 30th Annual Alton Christmas Parade will be held this Saturday at 11 a.m., and the public is invited, said Alton Christmas Parade Coordinator Stacey Hughes. 

IDA upbeat on economic projects

The year 2010 will go down in the record books with nearly $200 million in new investments announced here, and one group in Halifax County is looking forward to the New Year and reflecting on the outgoing one.

Supes to consider SVHEC funding

Halifax County Board of Supervisors will consider approving a resolution during its meeting tonight that asks Gov. Bob McDonnell to add $250,000 in state funding to the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) budget next year.

Snow gets SoBo parade goers in holiday spirit

It felt a lot like Christmas Saturday evening as a snow gently fell throughout the annual South Boston Christmas Parade that got under way at 5 p.m.