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Supervisors To Pay Special Tribute To The Late Rev. Ford

Halifax County Supervisors are expected to honor the memory of the Rev. Roger Ford when they hold their August meeting in the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax tonight at 6:30.

Man Convicted In Attempted Murder Of Police Officer

A Halifax County Circuit Court jury convicted a 22-year-old South Boston man of attempted second-degree murder of a police officer and eight other charges following a day-long jury trial Thursday.

Blaze Damages Home

Eight people were displaced Saturday when fire damaged a singlewide mobile home on Morton’s Ferry Road.

Night Against Crime Honors Forestry-One

This year’s National Night Out will kick off at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow night and will be dedicated to the memory of Alex Williamson, Halifax County’s Forestry-One, according to Becky Martin, one of the event organizers.

SoBo Man Faces Drug, Other Felony Charges

A 47-year-old South Boston man is facing seven felony charges, including five drug charges, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Clover Man Sentenced For Cocaine Convictions

A 32-year-old Clover man was sentenced Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a total of 10 years in prison for each of four cocaine distribution convictions.

Brookneal Police In Court

Two Nathalie residents, one the former Brookneal police chief, and the other a Brookneal police sergeant, recently had their day in court.

A Night Of Music, Food And Fun Comes To Halifax

The public is invited to the Halifax Farmers Market tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. for the first “Friday Night Jams” of the season.

Students Help Showcase County’s Beauty In 3D

Halifax County has gone 3D! Through a partnership between the Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC), interns in the Business of Art & Design program at the SVHEC have developed 3D renderings of Halifax County’s most notable assets.

Meet Olivia Noblin: Annie Actor And Athlete

Ten-year-old Olivia Noblin of Scottsburg is not only one of two Annies starring opposite the professional actors in “Annie” at The Prizery arts center, she’s going this weekend to the World Series of softball for her age group. She plays catcher.