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ACE Team Victorious At District Tourney

Halifax County High School Academic Competition of Excellence (ACE) varsity team members aced the competition and brought home the victory from the district ACE tournament held at Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke on Monday evening.

Supes Take First Steps To Repair Old Courthouse

As freshman House Delegate James Edmunds II heads to Richmond next week for the 2010 General Assembly session, he does so with an urgent request from the Halifax County Board of Supervisors – find state money that can be used to help repair the historic courthouse in Halifax.

County Native Discovered In Richmond Pool

A Halifax native died early Thursday morning after being pulled from a swimming pool in Richmond, according to Henrico County police.

Halifax-Charlotte Chapter Lends The Stork A Helping Hand


For those brave men and women serving in the military, the symbol of the American Red Cross is universally recognized and welcomed.

‘Our Town’ Production Slated Saturday At The Prizery

Resolutions are on the tip of everyone’s tongue during the first few weeks of any New Year.  They are often as unique as the individuals who resolve to follow through on them, but this year let us all commit to one goal — living life for each moment.

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative Members To Benefit From Wind Farm

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative has announced that its power supplier, Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) and AES Wind Generation are starting commercial operation of the Armenia Mountain wind farm in Pennsylvania.

Police Cruiser, Tahoe Collide

Virginia State Trooper K. R. Martin is investigating a Monday morning crash involving a South Boston Police cruiser and a Chevrolet Tahoe.

Fitzgerald Reelected Chairman Of Supervisors

ED-3 Supervisor William Fitzgerald was reelected chairman, and ED-2 Supervisor Tom West was elected vice-chairman Monday night as the Halifax County Board of Supervisors reorganized for the new year.

Ziggy's Comes Down

Ziggy’s Pizza came tumbling down this week taking with it decades of happy memories.

Virginia Hightower Named Cora C. Tucker 2010 Award Recipient

NAACP President Rev. Kevin Chandler (left) and Clarice Buster (right) congratulate Virginia Hightower who was presented the Cora C. Tucker Annual Award by the Halifax County/South Boston branch NAACP for her outstanding service to the NAACP.