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Virgilina man pleads to malicious wounding, gun charges

A 38-year-old Virgilina man pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to five charges related to a shooting incident that occurred in March.

Virginia’s first lady honors VIR partner

When it comes to women in business, VIRginia International Raceway Managing Partner Connie Nyholm has a prowess second to none.

After tractor accident, life changes forever

It’s been almost three months since Junior Fallen suffered serious injuries in a tractor accident that resulted in life-altering changes for the 54-year-old Halifax man.

Halifax county jobless rate up again

Halifax County’s unemployment rate rose to 13.1 percent in August, according to statistics released by the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC).

Emergency Management: Virginians need to prepare for Hurricane Earl

Virginians need to prepare now for Hurricane Earl, which is forecasted to be a Category 3 or 4 hurricane as it approaches Virginia’s coast later this week.

Halifax IDA to hold special called meeting Thursday

Halifax County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) members will hold a special called meeting tomorrow at 10 a.m. in the conference room of Riverstone Techology Centre.

Brookneal police K9 recovering after pit bull attack

A Brookneal police dog is recovering at home from injuries he received, and a pit bull is dead after a Brookneal police officer shot the dog while trying to control a large fight Saturday in Brookneal.

Franklin County wreck claims life of former Halifax resident

A former Halifax County resident died Friday night following a single vehicle accident in Franklin County.

SoBo man charged with assault, child endangerment

A 30-year-old Scottsburg man has been charged with felony child endangerment, assault of a family member and breaking and entering after what witnesses described as a domestic issue that occurred Friday, according to South Boston Police Officer Tiffany White.

Governor’s wife coming to VIR to spotlight woman entrepreneur

Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell, wife of Gov. Bob McDonnell, is slated to visit VIRginia International Raceway this afternoon to recognize VIR managing partner Connie Nyholm as part of her FLITE program.