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River Level Allows Thorough Search

A little less than one year since her disappearance, the search continues for Hattie Gertrude Brown, with Virginia State Police Search and Rescue divers searching this time in the Hyco River at the East Hyco Road bridge on Thursday.

Medical Problems Cited In Wreck That Injuries Three People Friday

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in South Boston Friday night, town police said.

Century Theme Picked For Halifax County Fair

“A Century Of Fair” will be the theme for the 100th Annual Halifax County Fair set for Oct. 5-9.

Police: South Boston Officer Bitten In Incident

Omar Springs, 21, of South Boston is being held at the Halifax Adult Detention Center under no bond after being charged with the malicious wounding of a police officer and brandishing a firearm.

Control Burn Gets Out Of Control

Firefighters were called to 2032 Alphonse Dairy Road at approximately 4:15 p.m. Tuesday for a controlled burn of brush that got out of control.

Couple Learning Art Of Collecting Money

Mike and JoJo Yearby have been collecting money for about 12 years. They mainly collect Confederate and United States paper money.

Conditions Ripe For Wild Fires

With all the snow and rain of the past few months being replaced with above-average temperatures, low humidity levels and elevated winds, the next few days will likely prove busy for Virginia’s wildland firefighters, according to officials with the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF).

Board Faces Four Public Hearings

Four public hearings will take place tonight when the Halifax County Board of Supervisors meets at 6:30 p.m. in the public meeting room of the Mary Bethune Administrative Complex in Halifax.

Single-Vehicle Wreck Snarls Traffic In SoBo

Traffic was rerouted in South Boston Friday night around 8 p.m. following a single-vehicle crash on Wilborn Avenue that occurred near Crowell Motor Company.

Publication Students Visit New York City

Halifax County Middle School and High School students traveled to Columbia University in New York City to attend the 86th annual Scholastic Press Association Spring Convention last month.