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Authorities probe larceny, vandalisms

Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a vandalism of a county business and a larceny and vandalism at another business, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

UPDATE: Tuesday fire that destroyed home started in kitchen

The fire destroyed a mobile home in South Boston on Tuesday afternoon started in the kitchen, according to authorities.

Woman facing assault charge

A 35-year-old South Boston woman is facing a misdemeanor assault charge, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Wreck with deer injures motorcyclist in Virgilina

A 44-year-old Roxboro man was injured Tuesday morning when his motorcycle struck a deer in the Virgilina area, state police said.

Virginia coast eyes powerful hurricane

Hurricane Earl is expected to spare Halifax County as it makes its way northward later this week, according to officials with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Blacksburg.

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.