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Men convicted in home invasion get 12 years - The Gazette-Virginian
A pair of Nathalie men convicted of a number of offenses in connection with a Jan. 5, 2013 home invasion on L. P. Bailey Highway each will serve an effective 12 years in prison. Judge David Melesco of Rocky Mount sentenced 31-year-old Brooks Deshaun Boyd ...
Officials awaiting autopsy results - The Gazette-Virginian
South Boston Police are investigating the separate deaths of two individuals who were found in the town, an African-American male on Tuesday and an African-American female on Wednesday. No foul play is suspected, but what caused the deaths of 64-year-old ...
SoBo man faces felony charge - The Gazette-Virginian
A 34-year-old South Boston man faces two felony charges of assaulting a police officer and misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct, attempt to assault, aggressive driving and assault, according to Halifax County Sheriff’s Office records. Jason Todd ...
Car flips after hitting ice; driver crawls out of back door to safety - The Gazette-Virginian
A 30-year-old former New York resident felt confident he could make it to work despite icy road conditions Tuesday. But around 11:25 a.m. he ran into a rough patch of road. After making a call to an employee saying he was only five minutes from work ...
IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: God’s tape measure - The Gazette-Virginian
I sometimes wonder how God measures us. Do all our deeds add up to a trip to heaven? Or is it grace which saves us and nothing we do ourselves? This age-old question has daunted even the best thinkers of the ages. We discuss works and grace ad ...
YMCA team finishes second in championship meet - The Gazette-Virginian
The YMCA of South Boston/Halifax County Sea Serpent swim team placed second in last weekend’s PYSA Swimming Championships in Salem. South Boston/Halifax County edged the Alleghany-Highland YMCA team by a point to take second place in the meet. The YMCA ...
Burton to make first start of season - The Gazette-Virginian
South Boston native Jeff Burton will be making his first start of the season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Burton, who late last year signed a contract with Michael Waltrip Racing to serve as a test driver and run a ...
New lofts complete; ribbon cutting, open house March 20 - The Gazette-Virginian
New Brick Historic Lofts are now leasing. Any person who signs a 14-month lease before March 31 will receive half off their first month’s rent. More information about the lofts can be found at www.newbrickhistoriclofts.com. For leasing information ...
Transportation coordinator back in ‘driver’s seat’ - The Gazette-Virginian
Since starting the position on Feb. 27, the new Halifax County School Transportation Coordinator Dwight Elam is beginning to get a feel for things within the school system. A Mecklenburg County resident, Elam brings with him experience in their school ...
Irish group coming to Prizery - The Gazette-Virginian
Comfort Systems USA, Jill and Ryan Garrett along with The Prizery present Caladh Nua at the Prizery Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Caladh Nua, is a tightly-knit, vibrant and staggeringly talented band with its origins deeply rooted in the southern counties of Ireland.