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Veterans From Across The State Enjoy A Day At Wildlife Preserve

Virginia veterans from Bristol to Newport News enjoyed a day at the Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation’s preserve at the Cove on Thursday.

Armed Robbers Strike Friendly Corners Store…Again

For the second time in a month, a pair of armed robbers have struck Friendly Corners Store, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Murder Charges Against Majors Nol Prossed

A murder charge against 36-year-old South Boston resident Ryall Quincy Majors in connection with the Sept. 20, 1993 death of Clinton Tony Briggs was nol prossed Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court upon a motion by the Commonwealth.

Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival 7th Annual Show This Weekend

The Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival will be held this weekend - April 30, May 1 and 2 - at Halifax County Fairgrounds.

Halifax County Man Pleads Guilty To Sex Charges

A 25-year-old county man pled guilty Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court to multiple sex charges, according to Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Kim White.

Brookneal Police Officer Arrested On Larceny Charge

A Brookneal police officer who lives in Halifax County was arrested Monday afternoon on a charge of grand larceny, according to Corinne Geller, Virginia State Police public relations manager.

Three South Boston Councilmen Seek Reelection

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Councilmanic elections will be held next Tuesday, May 4, in the Towns of South Boston, Halifax and Virgilina. Today’s edition features interviews with the candidates seeking reelection to seats on South Boston Town Council. Incumbent South Boston Town Council members Coleman Speece, Ed Owens and Bill Snead each are running unopposed in their bids for reelection to the three open council seats.)

Staff Updates Highlight SoBo Council Agenda

A number of updates highlight the monthly work session agenda for South Boston Town Council, with the meeting set to get under way tonight at 5:45 p.m. at council chambers on Yancey Street.

Halifax County IDA OKs Negotiating Lease With Prospect

After emerging from a long closed meeting Friday morning, the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) voted to authorize Executive Director Mike Sexton to negotiate lease terms with a prospect.

Service Authority Receives $1M Grant

A total of $1,072,146 has been awarded to the Halifax County Service Authority for engineering and construction of a waterline extension.