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Wayward bear causes accident

Bob Cage, renowned artist, athlete and tobacconist, dies

Robert F. "Bob" Cage, a Halifax native, was known for his achievements in an array of fields that he pursued with customary passion.

Latest effort to oust Thornton fails

The superintendent lost the support of a longtime backer, board chairman Robert Puryear


Comets prove cynics wrong

There might have been some cynics wondering about the direction of the Halifax County High School varsity boys’ basketball team before last winter.






Cyclists spread news of Congo plight; Florida-to-Maine route through Halifax

South Boston News
The mostly college-age cyclists and support team of She’s My Sister pedaled through Halifax County on Tuesday and Wednesday to raise awareness of, and funds for, the women and children of war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, a nation the U.N. has called the rape capital of the world. With them, right, is Father Gary Butterworth of St. John’s Episcopal Church. The group left Dayton Beach, Fla., on May 27, and aims to reach Portland, Maine, on July 2.

The cycling team of She’s My Sister pedaled through Halifax County this week, stopping overnight in the town of Halifax to eat, sleep and share a message about the horrors of war-torn Congo.

Janis Martin’s last songs to be released

Even though Janis Martin, a singer once billed as the “female Elvis” by RCA, died in 2007, her music continues to live on.

Halifax police investigate crash, make arrest for credit card theft

On June 9 at 9:14 p.m., Town of Halifax Police Officer A. D. Tribble responded to a two-vehicle collision in front of the Halifax Post Office on S. Main Street.

‘How to Eat Like a Child’ at the Prizery Friday, Saturday

South Boston News
‘HOW TO EAT LIKE A CHILD’ PLAYS FRIDAY, SATURDAY – Thirty-eight campers ranging in age from 6 to 15, and six "assistant director" teenagers, plus five adults on-site are preparing a musical in a mere five days. From lines to music to scenery, “How To Eat Like A Child and Other Lessons in Not Being a Grown-up" by Delia Ephron, John Forster and Judith Kahan, with music and lyrics by John Forster, plays Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m. at The Prizery. Tickets are $5 and include a make-your-own ice-cream sundae afterward. Information: 572-8339 or

Counties mull appeal after losing lawsuit to Shearin

The regional landfill authority that includes Mecklenburg as a member is pondering an appeal after losing in court last week to Shearin Construction — the company that was booted from the landfill building project in 2007.

Hearing in Terry case delayed until July 25

James L. Terry is charged with the murder of Charlotte Osborne Rice.

Southside Regional Public Service Authority responds to Shearin judgement

The judgment awarded in favor of Shearin Construction, Inc. (“Shearin”) against the Southside Regional Public Service Authority (“SRPSA”) on June 9, is a small fraction of the amount that Shearin sought during the project in the form of a change order, and a small fraction of the amount for which Shearin originally sued the SRPSA in 2007.

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