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SoBo Man Faces Drug, Other Felony Charges

A 47-year-old South Boston man is facing seven felony charges, including five drug charges, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Clover Man Sentenced For Cocaine Convictions

A 32-year-old Clover man was sentenced Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court to a total of 10 years in prison for each of four cocaine distribution convictions.

Brookneal Police In Court

Two Nathalie residents, one the former Brookneal police chief, and the other a Brookneal police sergeant, recently had their day in court.

A Night Of Music, Food And Fun Comes To Halifax

The public is invited to the Halifax Farmers Market tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. for the first “Friday Night Jams” of the season.

Students Help Showcase County’s Beauty In 3D

Halifax County has gone 3D! Through a partnership between the Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC), interns in the Business of Art & Design program at the SVHEC have developed 3D renderings of Halifax County’s most notable assets.

Meet Olivia Noblin: Annie Actor And Athlete

Ten-year-old Olivia Noblin of Scottsburg is not only one of two Annies starring opposite the professional actors in “Annie” at The Prizery arts center, she’s going this weekend to the World Series of softball for her age group. She plays catcher.

Businesses Victims Of Break-Ins

Halifax County deputies are investigating three break-ins of county businesses this week, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Gazette Owner Funeral Today

Funeral services for The Gazette-Virginian owner and publisher Keith A. Shelton will be held today at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in South Boston.

Council Studies Proposed Arts, Community Initiative

South Boston Town Council studied a preliminary pre-application outline for a $235,000 creative arts and community development/housing initiative at its monthly work session Monday evening.

Accident Survivors Determined To Help Others

Jonci Berneche has vague memories of the horrific automobile accident that almost took her life in 1999, while Scott Adams can only rely on what others have told him concerning his near-fatal crash in 2007.