- Last Updated on 08:05 AM 04/12/10
Sunshine Mills in Halifax laid off an unconfirmed number of employees Thursday morning, according to Royal Witcher, chief operations officer in the plant’s corporate office headquartered in Red Bay, Alabama.
- Last Updated on 08:02 AM 04/12/10
A single masked robber produced a handgun and demanded money from the clerk on duty at the Super 8 Motel in Riverdale sometime before 1 a.m. Saturday, according to South Boston Police.
- Last Updated on 07:53 AM 04/12/10
- SPECIAL TO THE GAZETTE
Jim Croce’s song “Rapid Roy” describes to a tee the early days of dirt track stock car racing at the South Boston Speedway.
- Last Updated on 07:49 AM 04/12/10
School board members Joe Gasperini and Fay Satterfield are slated to address an efficiency study of the school system tonight when the Halifax County School Board meets at 7 p.m. in the public meeting room of the Mary Bethune Office Complex.
- Last Updated on 12:00 AM 04/09/10
Five county residents were arrested this week on various drug charges, according to Virginia State Police Special Agent M. T. Campbell, Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force coordinator.
- Last Updated on 12:06 AM 04/09/10
- Sonny Riddle
“We want to work with you, we’re not working against you. We welcome your cooperation, and we want to work out something that would make it even better for you,” said Current Affairs Committee Chairman Jack Dunavant, addressing Halifax Dixie Youth Baseball (HDYB) league officials Raymond Duffer, Randy Moore and Barry Moore during Wednesday’s Halifax Town Council work session.
- Last Updated on 05:56 PM 04/08/10
A little less than one year since her disappearance, the search continues for Hattie Gertrude Brown, with Virginia State Police Search and Rescue divers searching this time in the Hyco River at the East Hyco Road bridge on Thursday.
- Last Updated on 10:05 AM 04/07/10
Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in South Boston Friday night, town police said.
- Last Updated on 09:03 AM 04/07/10
- Paula I. Bryant
“A Century Of Fair” will be the theme for the 100th Annual Halifax County Fair set for Oct. 5-9.
- Last Updated on 07:53 AM 04/07/10
Omar Springs, 21, of South Boston is being held at the Halifax Adult Detention Center under no bond after being charged with the malicious wounding of a police officer and brandishing a firearm.