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DRS ribbon cutting draws visit by Lt. Governor

Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax traveled to Clarksville on Friday for a ribbon cutting at DRS, the data processing company located at the Lake Country Industrial Park off Noblin Farm Road.

SOVANOW.COM - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

Northern Virginia's best and brightest Christmas lights displays

In keeping with InsideNoVa.com tradition, here are a few winter wonderlands to visit around Northern Virginia this holiday season. Anderson’s North Pole, 15615 Bushey Drive, Woodbridge.

INSIDE NOVA - 2018-12-15 18:00:00

‘Christmas Comet’ may be visible on Sunday night in Virginia

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - If clouds clear out in time, people in Virginia may have a chance to see the ‘Christmas comet’ on Sunday night into the early morning hours of Monday.

NBC12 - 2018-12-16 02:10:00

Missing Virginia senior found safe

FAIRFAX, Va. — Authorities said 82-year-old Fairfax man has been found safe. Virginia State Police issued a Senior Alert for Kyung Pyung Yi after the 82-year-old was last seen Saturday morning on John Marr Drive in Annandale, Virginia.

WTVR-TV - 2018-12-15 13:40:27

Update for Clarksville’s zoning ordinance discussed

The Clarksville planning commission and town council got a first look at the town’s proposed zoning ordinance at a special called meeting on Monday. Michael Chandler, who has been working with the town’s zoning ordinance rewrite committee — known as ZORC, and comprised of members of the planning com

SOVANOW.COM - 2018-12-05 07:00:00

Tobacco Ball closes out Clarksville’s bicentennial celebration

Clarksville residents celebrated in high style Saturday night as the town’s year-long bicentennial celebration draws to a close. Nearly 200 people packed the Clarksville Community Center for an evening of dining and dancing at the Clarksville Bicentennial Tobacco Ball. Capping off the evening of din

SOVANOW.COM - 2018-12-05 07:00:00

Virginia sheriff says gas stations selling CBD were unknowingly hawking ‘pure marijuana’

Powhatan County Sheriff Brad Nunnally says his investigators got curious after seeing CBD — or cannabidiol — products for sale in county convenience stores. So they bought some and got them tested by the state lab. The results?

NBC12 - 2018-12-15 22:19:00


SOUTH BOSTON - Paced by its play in the last two minutes of the first half, Benjamin Franklin Middle School’s boys basketball team defeated Halifax County Middle School 48-31 Thursday in a Junior Piedmont District contest.

FRANKLIN NEWS POST - 2018-12-14 19:47:00

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.

YOURGV.COM - 2018-12-14 05:15:00

South Boston Man Charged with Second Degree Murder

(South Boston, VA) – On December 8th authorities were called to the 3600 block of Old Halifax Road for a fight in progress. Upon arrival South Boston Police officers along with Halifax County Deputies investigation revealed that a 24-year-old Devin Foster, of Clover, had fired a handgun at someone,

WBTM - 2018-12-13 07:00:00

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.

YOURGV.COM - 2018-12-14 00:00:00

Halifax County man faces multiple charges after attempting to shoot someone, missing

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. - A man has been charged with attempted second-degree murder after firing a gun during a fight, according to the South Boston Police Department. Officers and Halifax County deputies were called to the 3600 block of Old Halifax Road for a fight on December 8.

WSLS - 2018-12-13 04:05:53

Roxboro family loses everything in fire weeks before Christmas

ROXBORO, N.C. (WTVD) -- While so many woke up to enjoy a blanket of snow Sunday morning, the Garnett family woke to smoke and flames tearing through their Roxboro home. "I thought our cat which stays in my bathroom was playing with her rattle and it got louder and I got up and checked when I stepped

ABC11.COM - 2018-12-12 23:21:15

Storm knocks out electricity to 4,000

Nearly 4,000 homes and businesses in Halifax County lost power at some point during the snowstorm that blanketed the area on Sunday and Monday, requiring days to fully restore service.

SOVANOW.COM - 2018-12-13 07:00:00

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.

WSET - 2018-12-12 16:51:01

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.

YOURGV.COM - 2018-12-12 05:00:00

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

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-12-13 07:00:00

A heart for Southside Virginia

As I write this, it is a winter wonderland outside after quite the snowstorm yesterday. I am Cindy Hosmer, Senator Ruff’s legislative assistant, asked to do a substitute column for our good Senator. You see, Mecklenburg and Halifax counties have about 36,000 people without power due to the storm. A

FARMVILLEHERALD.COM - 2018-12-11 21:26:05

Thousands go without power, crews mobilize to get lights back on

The pre-winter storm that dumped up to a foot of snow in parts of Mecklenburg County left thousands without power this week and brought activity around the area to a near-standstill. Days later, many are still struggling to get back to a state of normal.

SOVANOW.COM - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

Virginia House Delegate helps plow driveways in Halifax County

HALIFAX COUNTY, Va. (WSET) -- The last place you'd expect to find a Virginia House Delegate is driving a big green tractor along the back roads of Halifax County, but that is exactly where you'll find James Edmunds.

WSET - 2018-12-11 17:58:15