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Budget: ‘Time to tighten our belts’

South Boston Town Manager Ted Daniel said it’s “belt tightening time,” while presenting the town’s proposed $9,171,495 budget for 2014-15 to South Boston Town Council at Monday night’s meeting.

‘Tax’ eyed on vehicle owners not displaying current plates

With an eye toward recovering potential lost revenue, South Boston Town Council discussed implementing a tax on owners of motor vehicles in the town who do not display current license plates.

Missing woman found safe

Nannie Dora Randolph, a 65-year-old Halifax County woman reported missing last month, has been located safe and sound in Williamsburg.

Speeding charge leads to monetary forfeiture

Two Washington, D.C., men, 22-year-old Zachary Nathaniel Gill and 21-year-old Matthew Turner Woodard, are a little lighter in the wallet following convictions in Halifax County Circuit Court last Wednesday related to a traffic stop in Riverdale in September 2012.

Halifax man facing child neglect charge

A 21-year-old Halifax man faces a felony charge of child neglect and misdemeanor charges of not having a child in a child restraint seat and obstruction of justice by threat, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Raises sliced, jobs to be cut to balance school budget

Halifax County School Board members sliced $2.3 million from the proposed 2014-15 school budget during a special called meeting Thursday evening in Halifax.

Jiffy break-in suspect nabbed

An 18-year-old South Boston man has been charged with breaking and entering and petit larceny following a break-in that occurred at the Jiffy Store located on Wilborn Avenue in South Boston, according to South Boston Police Investigator Randy Redd.

Police arrest two after crash

Two Danville men, 18-year-old DeMarkus Antione Conway and 19-year-old Tyrus Lashawn Beck, face numerous weapon and driving charges after South Boston police arrested the pair Friday.

Sentences handed down for assault on officers in separate incidents

Two defendants were sentenced Tuesday in Halifax County Circuit Court for assaults on law enforcement officers in separate incidents.

Halifax man facing kidnapping, assault and battery charges

A 21-year-old Halifax man being held in the Blue Ridge Regional Jail faces a charge of kidnapping and assault and battery of a family member, according to South Boston Police Department records.