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Official: Speed a factor in deadly Halifax County crash

A 20-year-old Danville woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in the western part of Halifax County, according to state police.

Three Halifax County women celebrate 50 years of friendship

The world is a restless place in the 21st century. Nothing seems to stay in place for very long, and people seem to come and go with changes in the economy and other world events.

Price is just right for Halifax County lottery winner

When Linda Cole of South Boston discovered she had won $150,000 in the Virginia Lottery’s The Price is Right Scratcher game, the scene may have looked a little like a television game show.

Supervisors to catch up on projects

W. A. Stevens has withdrawn his request for a conditional use permit to locate an Internet gaming café in the office suite located behind Roma’s Restaurant, according to Halifax County Administrator George Nester, so a public hearing scheduled for tonight will not be held.

South Boston IDA takes action for potential prospect

The South Boston IDA came out of closed session Thursday and approved a purchase price for a potential prospect for a lot located in the Houghton Industrial Park.

The royal treatment

Halifax County High School seniors Melyse Brown and Raymond Deon Crawley are all smiles as they are announced as the Homecoming Queen and Homecoming King during halftime ceremonies of Friday night’s Halifax County High School Homecoming football game at Tuck Dillard Stadium.

Talent, stars, food, rides, games — what more could you ask for?

The 100th Halifax County Fair will kick off Tuesday for its five-day run at the fairgrounds with an exciting entertainment lineup for fairgoers featuring recognition of the Dixie Youth baseball and softball championship teams, a Salute To Veterans, Joey + Rory, Doc McKenzie and the Hi-Lites, Buxton-Hughes, Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, a Saturday Bluegrass Music Festival, an exciting midway, exhibits and spectacular fireworks shows.

SVHEC hosts forum

On Sept. 23, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center hosted its inaugural Workforce Forward 2011 Forum with 115 leaders from across southern Virginia gathering for regional dialogue focused on education, employment and economic development.

Area experiences minor flooding

Last week’s welcome but abundant rainfall produced minor flooding along the Dan River in Halifax County, not as much as originally predicted but enough to cause headaches for residents in low lying areas.

Suspects nabbed in Alton break-ins

Four individuals have been arrested and charged with breaking and entering several homes in the Alton area, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.