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Raleigh High-Tech Firm Eyes Daystrom Plant

A Raleigh based high-tech firm is looking to locate 199 jobs over a five-year period, and the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) is working feverishly to locate it in the former Daystrom Furniture building located on Greens Folly Road, according to IDA Executive Director Mike Sexton.

Fire Destroys Sinai Trailer

Firefighters battle this trailer fire Thursday afternoon in the Sinai community.

Schools Receive High Honor

Halifax County Public Schools and five individual county schools have been named as recipients of the 2010 Board of Education Competence To Excellence Award.

Bolling Signals GOP ‘Aggressive Stance’

Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling signaled a GOP emphasis on economic development, workforce training and higher education during a roundtable discussion with community leaders yesterday at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center.

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.