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CONCERT CALENDAR: Entertainment featured at Noland Day

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Historic Noland Village, Providence … Country Fair Day May 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with live entertainment by Kermit Wright & the Good Time Band featuring an all-star lineup including Ken Peade, Doug Francis and Ben Wright Jr.

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THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Halifax County Fairgrounds, South Boston … Heritage & Antique Machinery Festival May 3, 4 and 5. 

Elvis tribute artist Stephen Freeman to perform for Fraternal Order of Eagles

While many people attempt to pay tribute to the King, few pull it off with such grace and style as Stephen Freeman.  As a life-long fan of Elvis, Freeman’s decision to become a professional tribute artist came with his transition from an eight-year stint as a police officer into theatrics.

Christian hip hop artist launches debut album

This week, independent record label Tate Music Group announced the much-awaited release of Halifax County native Mikal Townsend’s new album titled “He’s All I Got.”

Non-stop singing, comedy pumps audience

At some time in our lives, everyone wants to be a pirate. Last weekend lots of people got the chance and had a great time in the process. Halifax County Little Theatre opened their latest production “How I Became a Pirate” to enthusiastic audiences. Many of the younger patrons came in their finest pirate regalia, cutlasses in hand, to join in the festivities.  Judging from the smiles on their young faces as they left the theatre, the show was a complete success.

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THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

• Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Megan Doss Trio April 26.

Heritage Festival features mud

Rev up the engine, check out the tires and get ready to sling a little mud.  In cooperation with Sign Rock Mud Bog of Vernon Hill, the Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival will present two big Mud Bog events the first weekend in May at the Halifax County Fairgrounds.

Ragtag gang of misfits breathe life into 'Pirates'

A plethora of images come to mind when asked about pirates.  Whether you tend to lean towards Captain Hook or you’re more a Jack Sparrow thinker, there’s something distinctive about what each individual’s pirate persona might resemble.

CONCERT CALENDAR: 'Soldiers of the Cross' to perform

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

• Halifax County High School, South Boston … Blessed Hope Halifax and the “Soldiers of the Cross” present Brian Free & Assurance live in concert April 19. Doors open at 6 p.m., concert starts at 7 p.m.  Admission is free, the sponsors just ask that everyone who has the means to bring two canned food items or a non-perishable item to jump start a new food ministry in the Town of Halifax.

CONCERT CALENDAR: 'Soldiers of the Cross' to perform

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

• Halifax County High School, South Boston … Blessed Hope Halifax and the “Soldiers of the Cross” present Brian Free & Assurance live in concert April 19. Doors open at 6 p.m., concert starts at 7 p.m.  Admission is free, the sponsors just ask that everyone who has the means to bring two canned food items or a non-perishable item to jump start a new food ministry in the Town of Halifax.

Pirates head for hospital to perform

Ahoy there. The Pirates are coming to Halifax Regional Hospital. Want a sneak preview?  If so, join Halifax Regional’s Healing Arts Team for its “Third Thursday in the Lobby” on Thursday, April 18, at 3 p.m. to meet the cast of Halifax County Little Theatre’s soon to open production of “How I Became a Pirate.”