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YMCA, Hospital Come Together To Fight Obesity

The YMCA Strong Kids Program is taking aim at a ‘growing’ problem affecting area youth.

Mary Elmira Buster Dies At 109

Mary Elmira Buster, the oldest Legion veteran member in the state, passed away Monday in Lynchburg. She was 109.

Fire Heavily Damages South Boston Home Thursday

Fire caused an estimated $80,000 in damages to a South Boston home Thursday morning, according to a South Boston Fire Department spokesman.

More Arrested By Task Force On Drug Charges

Members of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force have been busy with drug arrests over the past few weeks, according to Special Agent M. T. Campbell, task force coordinator.

Halifax Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy, Child Abuse Charges

A 35-year-old Halifax woman pleaded guilty Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court to three felonies after entering into a plea agreement with the Commonwealth.

Annual Spring Festival Set For Saturday

The South Boston/Halifax Junior Woman’s Club will host its annual spring festival at Constitution Square from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday featuring an Easter egg hunt, games and a cake walk.

Strike Three: Yet Another Halifax County Business Hit

A pair of armed robbers escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash Monday night after they held up another county convenience store, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Twister Touches Down In Alton On Sunday Night

The series of strong storms that hit Halifax County Sunday night brought torrential rains, high winds, thunder and lightning and sparked a small tornado in the Alton community, according to the National Weather Service.

Halifax County Tax Rates See No Increase

County real estate taxpayers will pay 43 cents per $100 assessed value on their land holdings in the coming year after the Halifax County Board of Supervisors voted Monday night to set tax rates as previously advertised.

SoBo Town Council Continues Study Of Proposed Budget

South Boston Town Council as a whole got its first look at a draft of the proposed $9,813,903 budget for 2010-2011 at its monthly work session on Monday, a conservative budget that consolidates several line items in an effort to cut costs.