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HCHS Students Honor Veterans

County veterans were honored during an hour-long tribute at Halifax County High School Wednesday morning that featured student participation and guest speaker Brigadier General Robert Tucker.

Storm Knocks Out Power For Some County Residents

Rain and gusting winds have plagued Halifax County since Tuesday afternoon and taken their toll in the form of power outages, according to Dominion Virginia Power officials.

Flood Warning Continues, Dan River To Crest Sunday

At mid-day yesterday, tropical storm Ida continued to douse Southside with rain and gusting winds, with South Boston reporting a total of 4.10 inches in its rain gauge, and the swollen Dan River slipping its banks.

Hunting Creek Vineyard Celebrates Opening Sunday

Meet Hunting Creek Vineyard’s winemaker and owners Dr. Milton and Sandy McPherson Sunday to celebrate the vineyard’s new winery and excellent grape harvest.

Where Is Our Community Going? Find Out At The Prizery Tomorrow

The South Boston Planning Commission will unveil its draft of the town’s long-term Comprehensive Plan 2030 tomorrow from 3 to 7 p.m. at The Prizery.

Divers Search Hyco River

The search for county resident Hattie Gertrude Brown continued yesterday as the Virginia State Police Dive Team searched the Hyco River on Lowery Road for the 48-year-old Halifax County woman who was last seen in the early morning hours on Saturday, May 16.

No Injuries In School Bus Crash

No students were aboard Bus #140 Monday afternoon when it struck a car near South Boston Elementary School, according to town police.

SoBo Residents Appear Before ‘Judge Joe Brown’

Two South Boston residents, 25-year-old LaKesha Jackson and her cousin-in-law Darrell Chandler, 23, of Ash Avenue, are scheduled to be the first case to appear on “Judge Joe Brown” this morning.

Holiday Living Show Set This Weekend

With over 100 vendors at the 2009 Holiday Living Show on Nov. 14-15 at the Halifax County High School, the public is sure to find that special gift to complete their shopping list.

Parade Salutes Area Veterans

American Legion Post 8 was among the veteran organizations participating in Saturday’s Veterans Day Parade held in downtown South Boston.