- Last Updated on 08:11 AM 12/23/09
School officials across the state are facing interesting school budget sessions in light of Gov. Timothy M. Kaine’s proposal to decrease state support for public schools by $357 million by 2012.
- Last Updated on 10:41 AM 01/06/10
An early snow blanketed Halifax County and most of Southside, Central and Western Virginia over the weekend, resulting in numerous fender-bender type accidents due to snowy and icy roads.
- Last Updated on 08:11 AM 12/21/09
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine unveiled Friday the 2010 caboose budget and 2010-2012 biennial budget that he will submit for consideration by the 2010 General Assembly that calls for an increase in taxes but spares Sinai’s Camp 23 correctional facility.
- Last Updated on 08:05 AM 12/21/09
Sophie Crowell has been nominated and selected to serve as a Virginia Senate page for the 5th Congressional District during the 2010 session of the General Assembly.
- Last Updated on 11:02 AM 01/06/10
A 21-year-old Scottsburg man pleaded guilty last week in Halifax County Circuit Court to three related felonies, including conspiracy to maliciously wound, attempted malicious wounding, and use of a firearm to commit a felony.
- Last Updated on 07:55 AM 12/21/09
Fire destroyed a South Boston home Wednesday evening, according to South Boston fire officials.
- Last Updated on 08:14 AM 12/16/09
Virginia Governor Tim Kaine helped cut the ribbon Monday on a new comprehensive Workforce Center in South Boston, bringing the number of comprehensive one-stop workforce centers in the state to five.
- Last Updated on 11:03 AM 01/06/10
Governor Timothy Kaine discussed his expectations for the budget process in the upcoming General Assembly session and downplayed the possibility of Sinai’s Camp 23 being a victim of budget cuts to be announced on Friday during his visit to South Boston Monday afternoon.
- Last Updated on 08:45 AM 12/23/09
South Boston police suspect arson in a fire that destroyed the residence at 1718 Norwood Avenue Friday morning, Dec. 11, according to Investigator R. E. Redd.
- Last Updated on 10:52 AM 01/06/10
Members of the North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department were joined by representatives from Halifax Regional Health System and Centra Health of Lynchburg to celebrate the department’s new helipad with a groundbreaking ceremony Friday.