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Fair takes agriculture spin with a special series of conferences

The Halifax County Fair 100th Anniversary has a new building, an inflatable structure that is being contributed for fair week by Lindstrand USA. 

Rainfall ‘too much, too late’ for Halifax County

This week’s rainfall came too late in the season to provide any real help for Halifax County’s agricultural community, according to Bruce Pearce, Halifax County Soil and Water Conservation District manager.

Nathalie couple facing multiple felonies

A Nathalie couple is facing multiple felony charges, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

MRSA case confirmed at Halifax County High School

Letters went home yesterday notifying parents and guardians that a case of MRSA has been confirmed in a student at Halifax County High School, according to Deputy Superintendent Larry Clark.

Wastewater complex to bring jobs to Halifax County

A self-powered energy and industrial wastewater (IWW) treatment complex that could hire between eight to 24 local employees is slated for development at Spirit Services, Inc.’s (SSI) waste oil treatment facility in South Boston, Industrial Development Authority (IDA) officials announced this week.

Halifax County authorities probe stolen copper wire

Deputies are investigating the theft of copper wire in the Cluster Springs area, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

South Boston man pleads guilty to grand larceny

A 27-year-old South Boston man, Jason Lance Jones, pleaded guilty last Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to grand larceny from Walmart.

Power outage affects 755 area customers

A power outage affected a total of 755 customers in parts of South Boston Tuesday afternoon, according to Daisy Pridgen, Dominion Virginia Power spokesperson.

South Boston man killed in head on crash Thursday evening

A 66-year-old South Boston man was killed Thursday evening in a head on crash on Old Cluster Springs Road in South Boston, and two others were seriously injured.

Two victims airlifted in SoBo accident

A 42-year old South Boston man was airlifted to Lynchburg General Hospital, a 70-year old Halifax man was airlifted to Duke Medical Center, and another was transported to Halifax Regional Hospital following a collision in the Town of South Boston Saturday evening.