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99th County Fair Kicks Off Tuesday

The 99th Halifax County Fair will kick off Tuesday for its five-day run at the fairgrounds with an exciting entertainment lineup for fairgoers featuring Jimmy Fortune, Chuck Wicks, a Saturday Bluegrass Music Festival, an exciting midway, exhibits and spectacular fireworks shows.

Despite Rain, Thousands Flock To Fest

Even though the forecast called for rain, it didn’t dampen the spirits of festivalgoers attending the 18th annual South Boston Harvest Festival Saturday.

Groups Pay Tribute To Cassada

R. Kenneth Cassada took center stage Thursday evening when members of the William M. Tuck Airport Commission and the Halifax County Board of Supervisors honored the county native for his years of service to the county and Town of South Boston.

NASCAR Lifts Testing Ban At Short Tracks

NASCAR will ease its ban on testing for its touring series next year, allowing testing at NASCAR-sanctioned tracks that host a regional touring event but do not host a national touring event.

Police Charge County Man In Paving Scam

One of two men allegedly involved in a paving scam last month in Halifax County was arrested Wednesday on two felony charges, according to Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

18th Annual SoBo Harvest Festival Set For Tomorrow

The 18th annual South Boston Harvest Festival will come alive tomorrow in the streets of historic downtown South Boston.

'County Well Positioned For Future'

Halifax County has and is facing tough times, but has positioned itself well for future growth and opportunities.

RRBA Takes ‘No Firm Position’ On Uranium Mining

The Roanoke River Basin is taking “no firm position” on uranium mining in Virginia.

Two Charges Dropped Against Former Comet Coach

Former Halifax County High School Assistant Football Coach William Macgregor “Mac” Leighton who was facing five felony charges stemming from an alleged relationship with two underage female students had two of the five charges withdrawn earlier this month.

HCHS, HCMS Honor Grant Partnerships

Halifax County High School and Halifax County Middle School hosted a reception Tuesday afternoon to recognize and honor their grant partners.