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Chamber to Host Candidates Forum

The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce and WHLF 95.3 FM will host a Candidates Forum Thursday, Oct. 29, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Riverstone building located in Riverstone Technology Park. 

Deputies Investigate Attempted Break-In Of Scottsburg Church

Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an attempted break-in at a Scottsburg church, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

North Carolina Woman Charged In Saturday Crash

An 18-year-old North Carolina woman was charged with failure to yield the right of way following a two-vehicle crash in Riverdale Saturday afternoon, according to South Boston police.

Retirement Celebration Held Saturday For William Coleman

William E. Coleman, the long serving president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Tri-County Community Action Agency and Halifax County Community Federal Credit Union, officially stepped down last Wednesday after 42 consecutive years with the agency.

Four Schools Report Cases Of H1N1 Flu

Four cases of H1N1 flu have been reported in four different Halifax County schools in the last week, but none has been confirmed, according to Deputy School Superintendent Larry Clark.

Meat Goat Production Program Offered

Virginia Cooperative Extension will be hosting an Introduction to Meat Goat Production Program.

Property Damages High In Three South Boston Wrecks

Property damages totaled over $12,000 in three separate accidents in South Boston this week, according to town police.

Prospective Students Invited to Attend Discover Averett Day Oct. 10

Averett University’s Admissions Office invites prospective students and their families to come discover what the university has to offer during Discover Averett Day on Oct. 10. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. in the student center.

After Storm, Officials Say ‘Bear With Us’

Slow but steady is how South Boston Director of Public Works Alan Auld described the extensive cleanup effort going on around town.

Police: Residents Get Sweepstakes Scam Letters

Some Halifax residents are receiving bogus sweepstakes letters in the mail, according to Halifax Police Chief D. E. Martin.