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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.

Gazette Publisher, A Fierce Watchdog Journalist, Dies Suddenly Saturday

A shock of sadness and surprise spilled into the community as news of the death of The Gazette-Virginian owner and publisher Keith A. Shelton quickly spread.

Thousands Flock To ‘Loupe Festival

The 30th Annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival drew a large crowd of over 3,000 to the Halifax County Fairgrounds on a scorching hot Friday evening.

Man Convicted Of Reckless Driving In Appeal Case

A 26-year-old Blanch, N.C., man was convicted Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court of reckless driving by speed, following a misdemeanor appeal case.
The court convicted Dontae Lawson of reckless driving/speeding 123 in a 55 MPH zone.