- Last Updated on 10:13 AM 02/24/10
The South Boston Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to a total of 1,635 calls in 2009, according to a report furnished by Chief Steve Phillips and Captain Dwight Spangler, who also serves as fire official for the town.
- Last Updated on 08:08 AM 02/24/10
The Halifax Police Department and Halifax County Sheriff’s Office are continuing to actively investigate the October shooting of Tony Lorenzo Canada, which now has been classified as a homicide case, according to Halifax Police Chief D. E. Martin.
- Last Updated on 08:06 AM 02/24/10
A second suspect has been charged in a break-in of a Bethel Road home last week, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.
- Last Updated on 08:02 AM 02/24/10
A recent fire in the Virgilina community was the result of a violation of the commonwealth’s 4 p.m. burning law that went into effect Feb. 15, according to Chief Forest Warden Alec Williamson of the Virginia Department of Forestry in Halifax.
- Last Updated on 07:52 AM 02/24/10
Halifax County school officials are keeping their fingers crossed as the two houses of the Virginia General Assembly fashion and prune their individual versions of the state budget.
- Last Updated on 08:21 AM 02/22/10
A 27-year-old Alton man was killed, and two Danville men were wounded in a shooting Saturday morning in Danville, according to Danville Police Capt. M. V. Carter.
- Last Updated on 08:02 AM 02/22/10
The ground and air search for a missing Scottsburg man ended tragically Sunday morning when searchers found the body of 53-year-old Leroy Anderson, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.
- Last Updated on 07:56 AM 02/22/10
Former Comet Assistant Football Coach William Macgregor “Mac” Leighton was sentenced Friday in Henrico Circuit Court to serve 21 months in prison for taking indecent liberties with a minor.
- Last Updated on 07:43 AM 02/22/10
- Joe Chandler
Six robotics students from the Halifax County STEM Center teamed up to win the Southern Virginia VEX Robotics Championships held Saturday at Halifax County High School.
- Last Updated on 12:29 AM 02/19/10
- JEFF HUMBER
Staunton River Battlefield State Park may be the latest casualty in the state’s ongoing battle to close a $2 billion budget shortfall.