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STATE BUDGET: Constitutional Officers Spared?

Constitutional officers were spared the worst budget cuts in the state budget adopted Sunday by the General Assembly.

IN MEMORY: Alex Williamson

Members of the South Boston Fire Department decorate the department’s brush truck as a memorial to Halifax County Chief Forester Alex Williamson, who died Sunday in North Carolina.

Chamber of Commerce Holds Awards Banquet

Halifax County Chamber of Commerce recognized members during Tuesday’s annual meeting and awards banquet.

Route 658 To Close For Work Today

Motorists who normally use Route 658 in Halifax County as part of their daily commute should plan ahead for a change beginning today.

South Boston Man Receives 10 Years For Drug Offenses

A 53-year-old South Boston man was sentenced Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to an effective 10-year prison term for seven drug-related charges and a pair of probation violations.

Hearing Postponed On Hog Farm Suit Against Supervisors

A hearing before Judge James A. Luke scheduled for Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court to address a motion for a partial judgment sought by Link Farms against the Halifax County Board of Supervisors was postponed due to an attorney illness, according to court officials.

Freak Accident Claims Life Of Chief Forest Tech

Well-known forester William Alexander “Alex” Williamson of Alton died Saturday at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem following a freak accident Friday night on I-40 near Mocksville in Davie County, North Carolina. He was 59 years old.

Logging Truck Overturns Friday

A logging truck overturned Friday morning on Mountain Road in Halifax tying up traffic and leaving a number of residents without electrical power, according to Halifax Police officials.

Crowd Turns Out For Healthy Living Expo

The community turned out in force for the free health fair extravaganza at Halifax County High School Sunday afternoon.

Halifax Regional Hosts Healthy Living Expo Sunday

How are you doing with those New Year’s resolutions? Have you been exercising more? Have you given up junk food? Have you had a blood test lately?
Do you need some encouragement to stay on track? Or, perhaps you really don’t know where to begin.