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Womanless pageant to be held Saturday night - The Gazette-Virginian
On Saturday, men of Halifax County will take to the stage of Halifax County High School at 7 p.m. and participate in a “Womanless Beauty Pageant” to raise funds for the Richie Dunavant Children’s Foundation of Hope that is a part of Halifax County ...
Victim of vault door accident dies Friday morning - The Gazette-Virginian
The Town of South Boston is mourning the passing of finance office employee Sharon Nelson, who died Friday morning of injuries she received when she was struck by a vault door in the finance office Tuesday morning. “In the early morning hours of Friday ...
N.C. man faces larceny charge - The Gazette-Virginian
An 18-year-old Bullock, North Carolina, man faces a charge of petty larceny, according to South Boston Police Department records. Officer J. J. George served Dareion Maleek Small of Jioakes Road with the warrant on Wednesday. This allows current online ...
It’s a different kind of rodeo - The Gazette-Virginian
Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative employees Brad Clark, Jason McKinney and Paul Underwood participated in the 2014 International Lineman’s Rodeo and Expo held in Bonner Springs, Kansas, on Oct. 15-18. The rodeo and expo attracts thousands of spectators ...
Damsel in Defense taking part in annual Holiday Living Show - The Gazette-Virginian
One of the new vendors this year at the annual Holiday Living Show, scheduled for Nov. 15-16 at Halifax County High School, is Teresa Boelte with Damsel in Defense. The mission of Damsel in Defense is to equip, empower and educate women to protect ...
School earns Blue Star recognition - The Gazette-Virginian
Halifax County High School was one out of 148 Virginia public schools that were named as Blue Star Schools by the Working in Support of Education (WISE), and Scottie Clowdis at HCHS was one out of 300 Virginia Teachers named Gold Star Teachers for their ...
Shirley Wells Hancock - The Gazette-Virginian
Mrs. Shirley Wells Hancock of Brookneal passed away at Gugenheimer Health and Rehab in Lynchburg on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. She was born in Halifax County on Feb. 19, 1941 and was 73 years old. She was the daughter of the late Willis Henry Wells and ...
Workshop promotes engineering careers for sixth-grade students - The Gazette-Virginian
On Wednesday, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center hosted 400 sixth grade students from Halifax County Middle School for the “You Are the Engineer of Your Career” Workshop. Students were introduced to engineering careers through participation ...
Scottsburg man charged with failing to yield the right of way - The Gazette-Virginian
A 79-year-old Scottsburg man was charged with failure to yield the right of way following a wreck that occurred Oct.24 at the intersection of Broad Street and Chalmers Street. According to an accident report filed by South Boston Police Officer F.
Comets face Franklin in home finale - The Gazette-Virginian
Tonight is Halloween Night and the Halifax County High School football team is hoping it won’t see any tricks when it faces Franklin County High School at 7 p.m. at Tuck Dillard Memorial Stadium. It is a big contest for the Comets as it is the annual ...
55th wedding anniversary - The Gazette-Virginian
Joe and Helen Faulkner of South Boston recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary at Applebee’s with family and friends. They were married Oct. 13, 1959 in Florence, South Carolina. They have one daughter and son in-law, Myra and Terry Moore ...
Benchmark declares a 2-for-1 stock split - The Gazette-Virginian
Benchmark Bankshares — the Kenbridge-based holding company for Benchmark Community Bank — announced Thursday a 2-for-1 stock split of its common stock. Certificates will be issued for the new shares of stock and will be mailed prior to Dec. 5 to ...
Doris Jenkins Davis - The Gazette-Virginian
Doris “Dot” Jenkins Davis, 85, of State Shed Road, Nathalie passed away Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at The Woodview in South Boston. She was the wife of the late Monroe Lacy Davis. Mrs. Davis was born in Alabama on April 10, 1929 daughter of the late ...
Town of Halifax clock project progressing - The Gazette-Virginian
Groundbreaking for the Community Clock Plaza located at 209 South Main Street in the Town of Halifax has begun, according to Halifax Village Association President Marsha Hite. Contractor Jerry Epps anticipates construction will be substantially completed ...
Burton hoping winning legacy at Texas continues - The Gazette-Virginian
Burton hoping winning legacy at Texas continues From ThorSport Public Relations The Gazette-Virginian Sandusky, Ohio — Jeb Burton, driver of the No. 13 Estes Express Toyota Tundra is hoping his winning legacy at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) in Fort Worth ...