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Police: Victims Robbed At Gunpoint In Home Invasion

An armed masked man kicked open the front door of a Nathalie home and robbed the occupants at gunpoint early Thursday morning, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Banister Shores Residents Will Have A Choice

Running a waterline across the Banister River, up Route 501, to Banister Shores is a permanent solution to the problem of polluted and potentially polluted wells in the area, but the residents are free to reject the fix, according to officials with the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and Halifax County Service Authority (HCSA).

Virgilina Ready To Unofficially Usher In Beginning Of Summer

A late spring tradition returns Saturday with the 28th annual Virgilina Summerfest celebration in downtown Virgilina.

Davis Named Teacher Of The Year

South Boston Elementary’s Patricia “Patty” Davis was awarded the top honor during the Halifax County Public Schools ‘Teacher of the Year’ banquet Tuesday at The Prizery.

Virgilina Man Faces Child Neglect, Firearms Charges

A 38-year-old Virgilina man faces a felony charge of child neglect stemming from an incident that is alleged to have occurred March 9, according to reports filed in the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Saturday Show Going To The Dogs (And Families)

Have you ever seen a rescue dog at work? Everyone will have the opportunity to see them in action on Saturday at the former Wilson Memorial School in Vernon Hill as part of the Family Dog Day event, which will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

CA: Slice In Funding To Affect Community

A proposed budget cut of $80,000 to the county commonwealth’s attorney’s office will affect the operating efficiency of the office and ultimately leave the rights of the citizens unrepresented, Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Kimberley Slayton White said in a letter to the editor today found on page B5.

Drug, Gang Task Force Coordinator Asks BOARD To Reconsider Cuts

Special Agent Mark T. Campbell, coordinator of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force, voiced his concerns yesterday that proposed budget cuts to the commonwealth’s attorney’s office and sheriff’s office will be detrimental to the successful prosecution of future cases brought by the regional task force.

Seven GOP Hopefuls Debate In Chase City

The seven Republican candidates hoping to face-off against Democrat incumbent Congressman Tom Perriello took to the stage of Robert E. Lee Community Center In Chase City on Saturday afternoon, giving voters a chance to decide, face-to-face, which of the candidates will carry the banner for the Republican Party in the 5th District congressional race in November.

No Injuries In ‘Gear-Up Landing’ At EAA Fly-In

A bright, sunny sky shined over the several hundred people attending the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 1442’s annual fly-in at William M. Tuck Airport on Saturday.