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Bethel Road construction ‘on track’

Construction continues on the permanent bridge over the Banister River on Bethel Road with a fixed completion date set for December 2011.

Halifax County woman earns membership in the 100 club

Miss Hattie Hart will turn 100 years old on Sunday.

Thefts plague multiple counties

Eight people have been charged in connection with a suspected theft ring in North Carolina and Halifax County — and authorities said they expect more arrests.

Car hits 12-year-old Nathalie boy

A 12-year-old Nathalie boy was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital on Friday after being struck by a car on State Route 621 (Chisolm Trail) in Nathalie.

South Boston police kill pit bull in Friday incident

South Boston Police shot and killed a pit bull early Friday morning after responding to a Shepherd Street residence for shots being fired.

Prospect may bring new life to old building in Halifax County

An initial prospect’s “strong written commitment” to occupy over 78,000 square feet of space at the former Daystrom building has prompted Halifax County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) officials to feel confident about good things happening soon in the former manufacturing facility.

South Boston woman enters Alford plea to child neglect

A 22-year-old South Boston woman entered an Alford plea Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to two charges of child neglect.

Tuesday crash injures four

Four men were injured in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon near Turbeville, according to state police.

Authorities probe stolen license plates

Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the theft of a set of license plates in the Vernon Hill community, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Grant funds six new cruisers in Halifax County

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a $147,750 public safety grant to assist in the purchase of six police cars.