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Committee weighs budget needs, wants in Halifax

Preliminary discussions are getting underway about what needs and wants will be included in the upcoming 2014-15 Halifax Town budget.

Halifax man pleads to drug charges

A 28-year-old Halifax man, Brian Lamar Tucker, received an effective sentence of one year and three months in prison for possession of cocaine after entering guilty pleas to six charges in Halifax County Circuit Court on Wednesday.

What a journey

For 27-year-old Josh Martin, even heart surgery can’t slow him down. This hopeful soon-to-be mission pilot just can’t stand to sit still. 

After terrifying wreck, determination shines

In July of last year, Reid Roller suffered terrifying injuries in an automobile accident. He sustained a spinal cord injury and was left paralyzed from the chest down. Although not realized until later, he also had a broken jaw.  This resulted in his jaw being wired shut for six weeks following surgery whereupon he was relegated to a liquid diet. 

Lucy Ann Hodge Majors

Mrs. Lucy Ann Hodge Majors of Hunting Creek Road, Nathalie died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in South Boston at the age of 59.

Governor talks Medicaid in Halifax stop

After spending two weeks traveling across the state making 15 stops listening to concerns about Virginia’s uninsured, Gov. Terry McAuliffe made his last stop at Halifax Regional Hospital on Tuesday afternoon meeting with town and county officials and Halifax Regional Hospital personnel and staff.

Charge filed in Monday stabbing

A 36-year-old Sutherlin man faces a felony charge of malicious wounding following a stabbing that occurred Monday evening at Honey Tree Apartments on Hamilton Boulevard in South Boston.

Ice throws curve ball in days to make-up

At first March 17 was scheduled to be a day off for students and a workday for teachers and administrators.

Scottsburg man faces rape charge

A 26-year-old Scottsburg man faces felony charges of sexual penetration with an object and forcible rape, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.

Police: No foul play suspected in recent South Boston deaths

No foul play is suspected in two recent deaths that occurred in South Boston based on the preliminary results from the chief medical examiner’s office in Richmond.