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Family art exhibit to open Sunday

Whatever your style, abstract or realistic, the new art exhibit at the South Boston/Halifax County Museum will please one’s artistic taste.  

Bloodmobile makes stops in county

The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be set up at the American Legion, Post 8 on Jeffress Blvd., South Boston on Monday from 1:30 to 7 p.m.,  and on Tuesday from noon until 6 p.m., the Bethel Community Ruritan Club will sponsor the Halifax community drive set up at the Mary Bethune gym in Halifax.

Speakers passionate about sustainable farming, preserving it for generations

Bill and Cherie Guerrant of White Flint Farm want you to get closer to your food — at least close enough to know where it comes from and the day it was harvested. 

National Night Out changing venue

National Night Out is making a change. This year the event will be moved from the Halifax County Fairgrounds to Tuck Dillard Stadium located at Halifax County Middle School on Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Siam: The Kingdom of Thailand

Thailand, previously known as Siam, has been populated for over 4,500 years, ever since the dawn of civilization in Asia. 

Fishing stories

I don’t think it was an accident that Jesus’ favorite disciples were fishermen.  They had spent their whole lives training to be fishers of men and thought until then they were just catching fish.

SoBo Farmers Market ready to bloom

The public is invited to a grand opening celebration Saturday at the Downtown South Boston Farmers Market, located at 300 Broad St. in South Boston to enjoy refreshments, door prizes, live music by The Bluegrass Five from 9 to 10 a.m. and lots of homegrown and homemade goodies from local vendors.

God’s left hand

One in 15 who read this column today are left-handed. 

Halifax Farmers Market grand opening set Saturday

Kicking off a new season of fresh produce in grand style, the Town of Halifax will hold its 5th Annual Town of Halifax Farmers Market Grand Opening Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the town’s Farmers Market.

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office participates in event for Special Olympics

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office participated in the Pittsylvania County region of the Law Enforcement Torch Run on Wednesday to support and raise money for the Special Olympics.