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Christmas in the air in Chase City
It was beginning to look and feel a lot like Christmas in Chase City on Saturday and Sunday. The holiday cheer started early as the Masonic Lodge on Boyd Street hosted a Breakfast with Santa event. More than 50 families stopped by for pancakes and sausage, before snapping a photo with Old St. Nick.
Clover man charged with attempted murder after gunfire
A Clover man has been charged with multiple felonies after allegedly firing a handgun at an unnamed person Saturday night at Applebee’s on Old Halifax Road. Devin Foster, 24, was taken into custody by South Boston Police and Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies and charged with attempted second degree
72-year-old Nathalie suspect nabbed on drug charges
A 72-year-old Nathalie man faces three charges of cocaine distribution after members of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force took him into custody without incident Tuesday.
Solid start leads Comets to 79-71 win over Person HS
In a game that was vastly different from the first, Halifax County High School jumped out to a 16-point lead at one juncture of the first half and did what it had to do at the end in a 79-71 win over Person High School Friday night at Halifax County High School.
This Indoor Train Park Hiding In Virginia Proves There’s Still A Kid In All Of Us
There’s something about a model train that appeals to just about everyone. From adults, who are in awe of the mechanisms that make these trains run, to kids, who marvel at the tiny trains in action, everyone can appreciate these novelties. If you agree, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Virginia
HCHS grad showcases work in Miami
Obie Coleman, a painter and graphic designer from South Boston, had an opportunity last week to showcase his work at Art Basel Miami, the biggest stage for an artist in the United States.
South Boston man goes from alternate to winner
William “Clay” Samples of South Boston and Charles Purcell of Townsville, North Carolina, weren’t supposed to compete in the Bassmaster Team Championship held last Thursday on the Harris Chain of Lakes in central Florida.
Clover Hill Village holds old-fashioned Christmas
Saturday saw a festive, old-fashioned Christmas at Clover Hill Village, providing families with a safe and educational holiday experience. The Appomattox Historical Society brought their historical village to life with living history reenactors, old-fashioned activities and decor.
South Boston man facing multiple charges
A 27-year-old South Boston man faces misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence, eluding police, reckless driving and refusing a blood/breathalyzer test, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records.
Halifax County supervisors seek help from attorney in opioid lawsuit
Every day, more than 115 people across the country die after overdosing on opioids. This serious national crisis involving the misuse of and addiction to opioids, including prescription pain relievers, heroin and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, affects public health as well as social and economi
Boy who jumped off Virginia bridge tried to kill himself, police say. Instead, he killed someone else.
There was no way she could have seen him, the boy on the bridge. Marisa Harris was driving her Ford Escape down a Northern Virginia highway, heading home after a peaceful afternoon hike at Burke Lake in the state's Fairfax County.
29-year-old woman faces felony charges after high-speed chase injures Virginia State Trooper
CARROLL COUNTY, Va. - UPDATE. A 29-year-old woman from North Carolina faces felony charges in connection to a high-speed chase that sent a Trooper to the hospital, according to Virginia State Police.
Virginia Beach man maintains his innocence after serving 27 years in prison
Darnell Phillips was convicted in 1991 of raping a 10-year-old girl in Virginia Beach. He was released from prison in September 2018 on parole after serving 27 years. Phillips — who has maintained his innocence throughout — says he wants to continue to work to clear his name.
Pilot injured after plane crash in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. -- A pilot is suffering from serious injuries after a plane crash near Shannon Airport in Spotsylvania County, Virginia Friday morning, police said. Around 7:45 a.m., a small, private plan was found on federal property. The pilot, the only person on the plane, was taken to M
Snow Storm Brings a Foot of Snow to Lunenburg
LUNENBURG – Predictions began a week in advance warning the area that a winter storm was headed toward Virginia. The Lunenburg County area was hearing there could be snow total amounts ranging from three to twelve inches and the higher end prediction proved to be the accurate one.
Police: Man charged with attempted murder after firing gun during fight
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (WSET) -- The South Boston Police Department said a man has been charged with attempted second degree murder after a call about a fight. Police said officers and Halifax County deputies were called to the 3600 block of Old Halifax Road for a fight in progress on December 8.
Longtime Comets football coach Fred Palmore dies
Halifax County has lost one of the most successful coaches in the history of the Halifax County High School sports program. Former Comets Head Football Coach, former Head Baseball Coach and longtime Assistant Football Coach and educator Fred Palmore passed away Thursday morning at a Lynchburg hospit
Campaign focuses on holiday teen driving
The “Steer Into The New Year- Buckle Up and Drive Safely” holiday campaign has kicked off at schools across the commonwealth including Halifax County High School with a goal to keep teen drivers and passengers safe during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
Balanced Knights improve to 2-0
A balanced 2018-19 Buckingham County High School varsity boys basketball team pulled ahead early Friday night against visiting Central Lunenburg High School and benefited from strong defense on its way to a 69-17 blowout victory.
‘In tune to progressing’
Buckingham County High School’s varsity girls basketball team enjoys the benefit of a reunited, powerful back court and expected, new standouts this season, helping them off to a 2-0 start already.