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Thousands flock to South Boston’s annual Harvest Festival

South Boston couldn’t have ordered a more perfect day than Saturday to hold its annual Harvest Festival.

Wreck with truck injures SoBo officer

A 43-year-old South Boston police sergeant was injured Friday morning in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred at 9:13 at the intersection of State Route 129 and Route 9180 in front of Halifax County High School.

Daytime thieves target Alton

Daytime break-ins in the southwestern part of Halifax County continue to plague law enforcement.

South Boston prepares for downtown festival

The 19th annual South Boston Downtown Harvest Festival kicks off at 9 a.m. Saturday and continues until 5 p.m., according to Tamyra Vest, South Boston community development coordinator.

Golf Course Road speed limit reduction approved by council

Halifax Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to request the Virginia Department Of Transportation (VDOT) reduce the speed limit on Golf Course Road (Route 783) to 35 mph. Council took that action during its regular September meeting in Halifax Town Hall.

Nathalie man killed in farming accident

A 73-year-old Nathalie man was killed yesterday as a result of a tractor accident that occurred at 1085 Joe Crews Trail, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

South Boston police continue search for robbery suspect

Police are searching for a man who robbed the South Boston Wendy’s Monday morning.

Halifax deputy facing charge in crash

State police have charged a Halifax County Sheriff’s deputy following an investigation into the single-vehicle crash in Charlotte County on the morning of Sept. 9, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Halifax County School Board strategic plan ready for adoption

Members of the Halifax County School Board goal setting committee met Monday at the School Board Office Conference Room to finish their discussion of the board’s goals and objectives for the 2010-2015 strategic plan.

Mecklenburg Co-op officials take close look at Rural Star

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative officials are studying the Rural Energy Savings Act, also known as Rural Star, that passed in the U.S. House of Representatives last week. The bill has been sent to the Senate for consideration.