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Ribbon cutting officially opens Piedmont Credit Union

Piedmont Credit Union cut the ribbon Monday morning at its South Boston location officially opening its fourth branch. 

All roads lead to Elmo for Independence Day

For the third year in a row the Elmo community hosted a traditional Independence Day Parade. 

New law protects rights of farmers

Tuesday a law went into effect that will help protect the rights of those in the agriculture business, and even though Scottsburg farmer Don Reese says he never faced any type of restriction, his mind is now at ease. 

History room upgrades up for discussion Tuesday

The local history room at the Halifax Public Library could be seeing some upgrades in the near future. 

Three charged with being drunk in public

A 40-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of being drunk in public, according to South Boston Police Department records. 

Fire destroys home, kills dog

A Cluster Springs man lost his home and his dog in a house fire Tuesday night after leaving his stove unattended.

Arrests mount in drug sweep

Eight more individuals have been arrested on drug charges as part of a “roundup” in the county that got underway Tuesday when the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force arrested 33 individuals.

Contempt of court charges lodged

A 67-year-old Halifax resident faces a charge of trespassing and a charge of contempt of court, according to South Boston Police Department records. 

Man on a mission (with a playhouse)

Many may have seen a bright yellow and blue playhouse with flowers on the side being hauled around town all week. 

Blaze at vacant house under investigation

An early Thursday morning fire is being investigated, and its origin has yet to be determined, according to Liberty Volunteer Fire Chief Andy Hughes who said the fire may have been deliberately set.