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Two Danville Men Charged Following High Speed Chase

A high-speed police chase that began in Halifax County Monday afternoon ended in Pittsylvania County with the arrest of two Danville men, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Police Search For Missing Man

South Boston police are searching for a resident of an adult group home who has been missing since Sunday afternoon, according to Investigator R. E. Redd.

Supervisors Honor Edmunds

ED-5 Supervisor James E. Edmunds II attended his last meeting as that district’s representative on the county board of supervisors Monday night.

Bojangles' Coming To Centerville

Construction workers can be seen working on the former Arby’s location on Old Halifax Road, which is in the process of being converted to a new Bojangles’ location.

IDA Stepping Up Riverstone Role

Virginia Tech is in the process of stepping out of its leadership role with the Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Center of Excellence at Riverstone, and the Halifax County Industrial Authority will assume implementation, former M & S Center Executive Director Dr. Carole Inge confirmed.

Police Urge Awareness At Bus Stops

Police are urging students and parents to be cautious at bus stops after a man reportedly tried to lure a 12-year-old middle school student into his vehicle twice last week, according to South Boston Investigator C.L. Carswell.

Santa Claus Comes To Town

It felt a lot like Christmas Sunday evening when the South Boston Christmas Parade got under way after being postponed a day due to Saturday’s rainy weather. Winners in this year’s yuletide parade include:

New College Launched For Life-Long Learning

The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center now offers the new College for Life-Long Learning (COLLL).

SoBo Christmas Parade Saturday

Nine bands will perform and 23 floats will be featured in South Boston’s Christmas Parade when it gets under way tomorrow at 5 p.m.

South Boston Man Charged In Break-ins

A 28-year-old South Boston man has been arrested and charged for two recent break-ins in South Boston, according to South Boston Police Captain B. K. Lovelace.