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Search continues for wanted Halifax County man

Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Officers and other agencies have recently responded to numerous reports of suspicious persons over the last week as they carry on their search for Antone Hamlett. Officers also continue to ask the public for information regarding his whereabouts. Hamlett, 34, of Memoria

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-22 18:48:00

In Halifax, a dedication to small business

The town of Halifax will participate in the Small Business Saturday event on Nov. 25 to support independent businesses in the town of Halifax and Halifax County. Founded by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate the small businesses that help support and preserve the

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Halifax suspect facing assault charge

A 28-year-old Halifax man faces a felony charge of assault with intent to maim, according to Halifax County Sheriff's Office records. Waverly Kermit Pannell Jr., 28, of Pine Trail was charged with the alleged offense that occurred Sunday, and Deputy W. K. Bane served the warrant the same day. Teres

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Danville may grow bus service to Pittsylvania, Halifax

Danville might expand its bus service to Pittsylvania and Halifax counties in coming years. City Council is considering whether to apply for grant money from the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation for the bus service expansion. The expansion would come at no cost to the city and,

GODANRIVER.COM - 2017-11-22 00:34:00

Hunt held for those with disabilities

Keeping its tradition going, the Halifax Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation partnered with the Virginia Wheelin's Sportsmen for their 14th annual Wheelin' Sportsmen deer hunt on Saturday before Thanksgiving to offer a deer hunt for people with disabilities. A total of eight Virginia Whee

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Davenport Energy awards $31,000 in education grants

Davenport Energy Inc. in Chatham will award $31,000 in ExxonMobil Educational Alliance grants to schools in Virginia and North Carolina. Grants, which range from $500 to $1,000, benefit classrooms, teachers and students. Targeting math and science, ExxonMobil grants may be used for films, speakers o

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Week of Nov. 22

The town of Halifax and the county agreed to a proposed boundary settlement Thursday night that added about 3,000 acres to the town but excluded Salishan subdivision and Burlington Industries. Joe A. Solomon Jr. of Turbeville was awarded the 1997 Virginia Clean Water Farm Award by the Halifax Soil

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-22 05:15:00

Thanksgiving: the forgotten holiday

I recall a statement made by a former co-worker 20 years ago, when she noticed that the gap between Halloween and Christmas seems to be closing. They forget all about poor, little old Thanksgiving, she said, and I agree. Situated between one increasingly consumer-driven holiday, Halloween, and one a

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

SUV left running, unattended stolen from owner in Olathe, police say

Updated: 7:51 AM CST Nov 21, 2017 An SUV left unattended and running at an Olathe home was stolen early Tuesday, police said. It happened at 7:15 a.m. in the 800 block of South Troost Street. Police said the owner of Toyota Sequoia was involved in a struggle with the thief. There was no immediate

KMBC.COM - 2017-11-21 13:51:00

Olathe man, 41, accused of sex crimes involving 14-year-old

A 41-year-old Olathe man was charged Wednesday with sodomizing a 14-year-old girl in Overland Park. Richard Howard Howton was also charged in Johnson County District Court with using the internet to solicit sex from a minor. The alleged sodomy occurred on Nov. 5, according to court documents, and th

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-11-22 18:07:00

Phone privacy concerns arise in data clearing at Olathe Sprint store

OLATHE, Kan. -- Hannah Clinche has been a Sprint customer for three years. She just upgraded to an iPhone X about two and a half weeks ago and said her experience with the transfer process left her feeling like her privacy was compromised. Clinche went to the Sprint store in Olathe, located at Black

KSHB.COM - 2017-11-21 18:27:50

Olathe police investigate after robber forces way into apartment - KCTV5

Police say a man wearing a mask forced his way Sunday morning into an apartment in the 16600 block of West 139th Street. The suspect entered the apartment complex just before 3:30 a.m. He stole several items and struck someone inside with a weapon, according to police. The victim was taken to the


What happens when KC area school districts get bus driver complaints?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - What happens when someone complains about a school bus driver? We went to eight Kansas City area districts to find out. Whether we received emails or types of concern forms, every district gave us a look at some of the complaints they've received. 41 Action News learned that eve

KSHB.COM - 2017-11-22 00:45:09

Barton's smile, love for music will be missed

Tony Barton sports his Jerrod Niemann baseball cap while posing for a picture with his wife Lisa. Tony, one of the patriarchs of the Roots Festival, passed away in Jacksonville, Fla., on Nov. 12. submitted photo Tony Barton, who passed away in Jacksonville, shares a laugh with Tony Trabucco. The tw

REPUBLIC-ONLINE.COM - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Joco car fire video: 'Check that driver's window and make sure nobody's inside'

Firefighters from Johnson County and Olathe battled a car fire on northbound Interstate 35 Tuesday night near 167th Street. There were no injuries. The dramatic fire scene was captured by a helmet camera worn by one of the firefighters. Watch the video above to see the scene unfold. Firefighters f

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-11-22 17:05:00

Her phone broke while she ran from police. Now she wants them to buy her a new one

An alleged car thief who tried to run from Lenexa police was not happy that her cellphone got broken during the chase. Police said that on Monday an officer spotted a car that had been reported stolen in Kansas City. When he pulled the vehicle over, its five occupants all jumped out and started runn

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-11-22 19:16:00

Thanksgiving hours for grocery stores in Lexington and Columbia

The turkey is thawed, the china is set and you suddenly realize you're completely out of butter. Take a deep breath. Grocers are open later than usual this year -- and some are even open on Thanksgiving Day. Here's where you can pick up those last-minute extras and how long you have to do it. Wedne

THE STATE - 2017-11-21 18:52:00

It's the second worst traffic headache in Lexington County, and it's a 'beast'

Editor's note: Editor's note: The State this week is looking at the five worst traffic headaches in Lexington County. Today is No. 2: U.S. 378 near River Bluff High School. We're not including in this series Columbia's infamous Malfunction Junction - the merger of I-26, I-20 and I-126 - because stat

THE STATE - 2017-11-22 13:49:00

Lexington County's third-worst traffic headache is 'packed most of the time'

Editor's note: The State this week is looking at the five worst traffic headaches in Lexington County. Today is No. 3: U.S. 378 in the town of Lexington. We're not including in this series Columbia's infamous Malfunction Junction - the merger of I-26, I-20 and I-126 - because state transportation of

THE STATE - 2017-11-21 13:53:00

Lexington County Women Plead Guilty in Food Stamp Fraud

Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - A sentence hearing on Monday marked the end of a food stamp fraud conspiracy between two Lexington County women. State prosecutors say Janet Bunch Oatman and Stacey Jean Gladden received thousand of dollars in SNAP benefits after reportedly presenting false income infor