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Education, Public Safety Targeted For State Cuts

Republican Del. James Edmunds II joins state legislators in Richmond today when the Virginia General Assembly convenes.

Razing A Landmark

The Carter Fabrics smokestack is all that remains of this landmark textile factory that once employed hundreds of county residents.

Regional Blood Need At ‘Emergency Level’

Every minute of every day, the American Red Cross estimates, someone needs blood.

School Board To Reorganize At Tonight’s Meeting At 7

The new-look Halifax County School Board will reorganize for the year when it meets tonight at 7 o’clock in the public meeting room of the Mary Bethune Office Complex in Halifax.

Armed Robbery Attempt Under Investigation

Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the attempted armed robbery of a county business Friday night, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

South Boston Goody's Making A Comeback

Goody’s is coming back to South Boston at its original location, and the store is tentatively set to open in the Hupps Mill Plaza location on Wilborn Avenue on March 24, according to Kim Bell, Goody’s media relations spokesperson.

Marines Based In Afghanistan Reap Christmas Bounty

Proceeds from the annual Main Street United Methodist Women’s (UMW) Bake Sale held in December have been put to good use in quick fashion.

Scholarships Available through J.T.–Minnie Maude Charitable Trust

The J.T.–Minnie Maude Charitable Trust announces that scholarship opportunities for the 2010-2011 academic year are available and the application period is now open. 

American Red Cross Offers Cold Weather Tips

Bone chilling temperatures have gripped much of the country, and the Halifax-Charlotte County Chapter of the American Red Cross urges everyone to be safe and prepare as much as possible.

Financial Aid Workshop Set Jan. 13

The Southern Piedmont Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) will sponsor a Financial Aid Workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 6 p.m. in the Anderson Computer Room at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center.