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Officials: Fire Victim Still Unidentified In Scottsburg Blaze

Authorities still have not identified the victim in the fatal trailer fire Tuesday afternoon in Scottsburg.

Suspect Charged With Fraud

A 52-year-old North Carolina man has been arrested on two felony charges involving an alleged investment scheme, according to South Boston Police Investigator R. E. Redd.

Missing Halifax County Man Found Dead

A 62-year-old county man who had gone missing Sunday was found dead Wednesday afternoon, according to Major T. E. Logan of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Damages High In Wednesday SUV Accident

No one was injured in a two-vehicle crash just before 5 p.m. Wednesday in South Boston, town police said.

Habitat President Hangs Up His Hammer

Tri-River Habitat for Humanity Dane Skelton has resigned as president of the board of directors, a position he has held since 2005, it was announced this week.

Authorities Probe Deadly Trailer Fire In Scottsburg

Scottsburg fire officials have confirmed a fatality in a singlewide mobile home fire in the Scottsburg community Tuesday afternoon.

Post Office To Request Two-Cent Rate Increase

If the United States Postal Service (USPS) gets its way, the cost of mailing a first-class letter will increase by two-cents next year.

Today's Forecast: HOT!

With temperatures predicted to top the century mark today in Halifax County, authorities are urging residents to stay out of the heat whenever possible. But many county and town residents hold outdoor jobs that make it impossible to avoid prolonged exposure to sunshine and the accompanying heat.

Halifax County Burn Ban Issued

Due to the extreme weather conditions and the lack of significant rainfall, Halifax County Emergency Services has implemented a burn ban for all of Halifax County, Emergency Services Coordinator Kirby Saunders announced Tuesday evening.

SoBo Woman Convicted Of Drug Charges

A 44-year-old South Boston woman, Margie Marie Lester, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court to four drug-related offenses.